Samosa Recipe - from our sweet potato recipes collection

This samosa recipe is a perfect vegetable side dish to accompany an Indian meal, it's also a filling and easy picnic basket treat.

We love samosas so much that occasionally we have risked the wrath of the stomach gods to indulge our desires. If you follow a paleo or gluten free diet though, you'l know how the story ends...

Yes, a moment on the lips always back fires, and you end up writhing in pain. So we had come to the bitter conclusion that we were destined for a life without the delights of those vegetable packed parcels. 


This samosa recipe makes a mouth watering picnic treat for anyone who has missed pastry dishes because of their gluten free or paleo diet. From CreativelyPaleo.com

That was until Tara over at Primal Girl, came up with what can only be described as a revolutionary recipe for a magic wonder dough! It truly is magic - it is SO versatile, we've made pizza, rolls and tortillas with it so far! 

Vegetable Samosa Recipe - Nutritional Info

This samosa recipe makes a mouth watering picnic treat for anyone who has missed pastry dishes because of their gluten free or paleo diet. From CreativelyPaleo.com

The butternut squash is a great source of Vitamins A, C, E and B6, as well as trace minerals such as maganese, potassium, folate, niacin, thiamin, calcium and magnesium.

Carrots give you almost all of those too, plus vitamin K.

Garlic gives you selenium and phosphorus as well as calcium, manganese and vitamins C & B6.

Sweet potatoes are rich in Vitamins A (beta carotene (which gives them their orange colour) & C which are both powerful antioxidants - antioxidants are reputed to help in the prevention of a number of significant diseases, not least cancer and cardiovascular disease. 

Sweet potatoes also contain copper, manganese, potassium, iron, B6, thiamin, riboflavin and niacin. But more than that... they taste awesome!   

Samosa Recipe - Ingredients - makes 15

Instructions

  1. If you haven't got left over spicy roast vegetables, prepare them as per the recipe here.
  2. Mix the curry powder and coconut milk into the vegetables.
  3. Prepare your dough mixture according to the instructions.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200C (400F/Gas Mark 6).
  5. Beat the eggs in a small bowl to use as an egg wash.

6. Take a golf ball (ish) sized amount of dough and roll out as thinly as possible.

8.  Cook for 3 - 4 minutes until the dough no longer sticks to the baking tray, but isn't too crispy to fold.

10.  Place one dsp spoon of spicy vegetable mixture onto the centre of the semi circle of pastry.

12. Gold the pastry over and press the edges together firmly, then brush over both sides with the egg wash.

7.  Sprinkle some of the chopped coriander over the top of the circle of dough and gently press down.

9.  Turn the pastry circle over and cut it in half.

11.  Brush all around the edges of the pastry with the egg wash - don't be stingy, put plenty on!

13.  Bake in the oven for 4 - 5 minutes or until golden brown.

14. Alternatively you can deep fry them or fry them in the actifry - we did this and they were completely awesomely crunchy.

 Serve immediately with a variety of paleo diet friendly Indian dishes, or cool on a baking rack and use as an easy lunch on the go, or pop it in your picnic basket.


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