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Moong Samosa (Mung Bean Pastry)

 

51

Yield

8

samosas

Prep

30

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

60

min

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb, Sugar-Free
 

Ingredients

1 x ghee (clarified butter)
as necessary
*
1 tablespoon onions
chopped
1 pinch asafetida
*
1 teaspoon mustard seeds, black
½ teaspoon ginger
grated
*
1 pinch garam masala
*
1 pinch mangos
green, powder
*
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
*
4 tablespoons mung beans
presoaked
1 tablespoon cilantro
chopped
*
1 each pastry dough
*
1 x water
to bind
*

Directions

Heat 2 tablespoons ghee in a skillet over low heat.

Sauté the onion, asafetida, mustard seeds and ginger until the onion is golden brown.

Stir in garam masala, green mango powder, salt and cayenne.

Mix thoroughly.

Add beans, cover the pan and cook over moderate heat for 10 minutes until the beans are tender.

Stir in cilantro and remove from heat.

Divide into 8 portions.

Brush one half moon of pastry with water and fold into a cone.

Fill each cone with 1 portion of filling and seal the top.

Repeat with remaining pastry.

Heat enough ghee in a wok or large skillet to deep-fry 4 samosas at once.

When very hot, deep-fry the samosas for a few minutes until golden-brown on both sides.

Remove from heat and drain well before serving.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 17g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 488% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 300mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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