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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Famous African Food

Famous African Street Food
Street Food of Africa

Make famous African street food spiced potato stuffed pastries called Samosas.




Most Delicious Street Food of Africa Samosa Deep Fried Pastry
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.


Learn how to make the popular African street food samosa at home.




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Samosas are the perfect meal on the go in Africa.
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 culture.

Serves 4
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Ingredients
Dough
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Samoosas are a popular African street food recipe well-loved throughout the continent of Africa.
Samosas are the perfect meal on the go in Africa.
½ teaspoon salt

Filling
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

Directions
For the dough
Mix together the flour, oil and salt. Add a little water, until mixture becomes crumbly. Keep adding water, kneading the mixture till 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 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.

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