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Ramadan Day 12 --- Iftar Food


Chicken Samosa

I feel like samosas are a must have during ramadan. Over the years, I have come up with several different ways to make a samosa. Today, I made my samosas using lavash bread. The good thing about this recipe is that it allows you to have somewhat of a healthy samosa and prepare it in no time. For an even more healthier samosa, use whole wheat lavash bread and less oil. As you can see I don’t deep fry my samosa, I feel like the traditional samosas can be too oily. I hope you try my lavash version samosa. It never disappoints me.

The Recipe

PREPARATION 15 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes



1/2 lbs or 1 cup ground chicken

1 medium size onion, chopped

2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped

1 green chili pepper, chopped

1/2 tsp garlic paste

1/2 tsp ginger paste

1 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp salt or to taste

1 tsp red pepper

1 Tbsp lemon juice

2 sheets of lavash bread

2 Tbsp water

1 Tbsp all purpose flour

1/2 cup cooking oil- for frying


1. In a pan, add 2 tablespoons of oil and turn stove on medium. Add chicken and cook until the chicken is white

2. Add garlic paste, ginger paste, salt, pepper, coriander powder, red pepper, chopped green chili and mix everything together

3. Add chopped onions and lemon juice and mix

4. Lastly add the chopped cilantro. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes

5. Let the chicken cool down for 5 minutes and then begin filling the samosas

6. In a small bowl, add 1 tablespoon of flour and 2 tablespoons of water to make a paste

7. Fold the lavash sheet horizontally down the middle and cut in half. Fold in half again and cut again. You will end up with four rectangular sheets. Do the same to the second sheet

8. Grab one of the cut lavash sheets and make a cone shape with it. Insert 2 spoons of the chicken filling inside to form triangle samosa and close using the flour paste made in step 6

9. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan. Fry samosas over low heat. Using a tong or other kitchen spatula, push down on the sides of the samosas to make sure the samosas are fried evenly

10. Serve up, Delightful!

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