Beef Samosas

Easy Beef Samosas (Ramadan) Recipe

These spicy beef samosas are delightful. I got to know about this recipe from my friend who is from Bangladesh. These crispy, crunchy beef samosas are loved all around the world. They can be served mainly in Ramadan, for the guests over the tea, and even in parties. These cute little triangles are filled with beef.

What are samosas

A samosa is a fried stuffed with a savory, spicy fillings. It can be made with many ingredients, for example, meat, potatoes, cheese, and etc. These cute appetizers are made in many countless countries. You can serve these beef samosas with sauce or chutney on the side.

What are the ingredients for the beef samosas  

There are few ingredients needed for this recipe. Main ingredient is ground beef. You will need a few different spices for this recipe such as chili powder, garam masala red pepper flakes. Cilantro, serrano pepper, lemon juice, spring roll sheet and egg white are also required in this recipe.

Beef Samosas

Variation in the samosa filling

  • The samosa is fried and baked with a savory filling and minced meat.
  • Paste of spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils.
  • Spicy paste of vegetables such as garnished cabbage, carrots and capsicums can be filled.
  • Savory taste of minced chicken with spices can also be used.
Beef Samosas

Beef Samosas

Simple and most favorite recipe of everyone around you. Many ingredients are needed but all needed ingredients are easily available at everyone’s house. Mainly they are eaten as snacks.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 18
Calories 258 kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chile peppers
  • 1 quart oil for deep frying
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 (16 ounce) package phyllo dough


  • First, bring the saucepan of salted water to boil. Mix in potatoes and peas, cook it for 25 minutes so that potatoes are tender. Keep it aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and bay leaf; and stir until seeds are browned. With that add beef and onions, cook until beef is browned and crumbly, for 5-7 minutes.
  • Moreover, stir in garlic and ginger. Season it with salt, cumin, coriander, turmeric, chili powder, cinnamon and black pepper. Add it in the mashed potato mixture and remove it for heat and let it cool for 1 hour.
  • When the mixture is prepared, heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • In potato and beef mixture add cilantro and green chili pepper. Place the mixture on the phyllo sheet and fold the sheet. Fold the sheet into triangles by pressing the edges with moistened fingers.
  • Lastly, slowly and carefully add samosas into the hot oil. Fry it for 3 minutes, until they get golden brown. Transfer it to a paper towel-lined plate for draining, repeat it with remaining samosas; serve it warm. 
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Beef Samosas

How to freeze samosas

Samosas can be stored for a few days in the refrigerator in an airtight container. They can freeze well. Before serving and eating a samosa, cook it until it is golden. You can enjoy it whenever you want, especially with a cup of tea.

How to store samosas

Allow cooked samosas to cool at room temperature. Wrap samosas individually in a foil to keep separated once they have been wrapped and place it in an airtight container. You can also check more Appetizers & Snacks Recipes.

How do you reheat samosa to keep it crispy

To reheat samosa on the stove you need to heat a frying pan on low heat. Add samosas and cover them loosely so that the team can escape. Heat the samosas for about 5-7 minutes, flip them so that they can be heated evenly. Add some oil to make it extra crisp. For more details check untoldrecipesbynosheen.

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