Egyptian Sambusak – Turnovers

By ali eletre

Ingredients
  • There are two ways for Sambusak - Turnovers: 1) Sambusak - Turnovers with meat/cheese filling

  • 1) Sambusak - Turnovers with meat/cheese filling

Directions
  1. Ingredients

  2. 'Pastry'

  3. 1 kg best-quality flour

  4. 1/2 cup butter or oil

  5. 2 tablespoons baking powder

  6. cooking oil

  7. 'Filling'

  8. savory minced beef (see Lahma mu'assaga - Savory minced beef (1), and Lahma Mu'assaga - minced beef (2)) recipes

  9. 2 hardboiled eggs

  10. hard, salted cheese, grated

  11. chopped parsley

  12. Procedure

  13. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt and cut in the butter or mix with oil.

  14. Add enough water to make pastry stiff.

  15. Knead thoroughly and allow to rise in warm place for 1 hour.

  16. Roll out thinly and cut into rounds about 10 cms in diameter.

  17. Place filling on half of circle and fold other half on top, pressing down firmly with fingers.

  18. Fry in oil.

  19. Alternatively, brush top of each turnover with melted buttor and place on greased backing pan.

  20. Back in preheated hot oven until crisp and golden.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
6

snacks

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