Preparation. Samsa

Forget about the usual cakes. Prepare the most famous pastries oriental cuisine – and the crispy layered samsa.


For the dough:

  • Flour – 650 g
  • Eggs – 3 pcs
  • Water – 250 ml
  • Butter – 200 g
  • Salt – 0.5 tsp
  • Black and white sesame seeds – 1 tsp

For filling:

  • Beef – 500 g
  • Salo – 100 g
  • Onions – 300 g
  • Cumin – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper – ¼ tsp
  • Ground coriander – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp


In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients: sifted flour and salt. In another bowl, combine the butter at room temperature, hot water and beaten eggs. A thin stream, pour the liquid ingredients into the dry, stirring constantly. Sprinkle the table with flour, put the dough and knead until elastic docile mass. Wrap in foil and leave the “rest”.

Tip: mix dry and liquid ingredients separately, to avoid lumps. During cooking samsa floured surface only when kneading dough.

Meat stuffing. Meat Wash and dry. Strip from the outside of the films. Chop small cubes. Salo mince. Onion peel and crumble cube, remember hands. Combine all ingredients and season with spices prescription.

Tip: Use the filling for meat Pork neck or shoulder. Do not use the rear. It is fibrous, poorly chewed, dry and tough. To the meat was easily cut into cubes, pre-send it in the freezer for 15 minutes.

Melt the butter in the oven. Use only the top layer of yellow-amber color.

Tip: do not use vegetable oil, it will flow out of samosas.

Divide dough into 3 parts. Podpylite table potato starch and roll out a layer thickness of 2 mm. Roll the seam grease melted butter, wait until cooled, about 5 minutes. Then roll out the second layer, put on top of the first and brush with butter. Next, lay the third layer. Roll tight roll and cut into 9 pieces of 1.5-2 cm thickness. Blanks put in the freezer, so they rolled out better. Table podpylite starch, roll the workpiece diameter of 12-15 cm. In the center of the workpiece Put the meat filling and form samsa in the form of a triangle. Cover the baking parchment, brush with vegetable oil and place seam side down samsa. Bake at 200 degrees for 30-40 minutes. 15 minutes before end of cooking grease the egg yolk to the layers on the surface of the dough does not stick together, sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve on a large platter, garnish with a sprig of cilantro.