Samosa recipe of Africa is a deep-fried favorite food

Samosas fried pastries are famous African street food
Easily make this famous African street food dish of spiced potato stuffed pastries at home.

Samosa recipe of Africa is a deep-fried favorite African street food filled with potatoes and African spices. Samosas are the perfect street food meal on the go in Africa.

Samosas fried pastries.
Samosas fried pastries are famous African street food 

Make the popular deep-fried African street food of samosas.

The culture and food of Africa street food would not be complete without including the African street food recipe of Samosa. Samosas are a famous popular African food recipe and the perfect meal on the go while walking the streets in Africa exploring the culture.

Total time from start to finish 1 hour 10 minutes

Samosas food recipe.
Samosas are a famous popular African food recipe

Samosa recipe ingredients and directions


1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
½ teaspoon salt

2 large potatoes, boiled mashed
1 hot pepper, finely chopped
1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
Oil for frying

For the dough
Mix together the flour, oil, and salt. Add a little water, until the mixture becomes crumbly. Keep adding water, kneading the mixture until it becomes soft. Cover with a moist cloth and set aside for 30 minutes.

Heat ¼ cup of oil in a large frying pan on medium heat.

For the filling
In a large bowl add all filling ingredients. Set aside to cool.

Divide dough into 12 equal portions. Use a rolling pin; roll a piece of dough into 4-inch ovals and cut into two halves.

Run a moist finger along the diameter. Roll around a finger to make a cone. Place a tablespoon of the filling into the cone. Seal the third side using a moist finger. Deep fry until golden brown. Serve with tomato sauce or chutney. Samosas are a famous food recipe on the go while walking the streets in Africa. Hope you enjoyed making this food dish of spiced potatoes stuffed and fried at home.

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