Lamb Tikka Samosa is a culinary masterpiece that combines the rich, savoury goodness of minced Lamb with the bold flavours of tikka paste, all nestled within a golden, flaky filo pastry. This innovative samosa promises a delightful journey for your taste buds, marrying traditional charm with contemporary flair.
About the Recipe
Lamb Tikka Samosa is not your average samosa—it’s a symphony of textures and tastes. The spiced Lamb, mingling with grated carrots, onions, and thawed green peas, creates a hearty and aromatic filling. Encased in crispy filo pastry, these samosas blend tradition and innovation perfectly.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
Prepare to fall in love with the Lamb Tikka Samosa—a burst of flavours in every bite. The perfectly seasoned Lamb, the sweetness of peas, and the kick from tikka paste create a harmonious dance on your palate. This is samosa reinvented, a treat for those who crave the extraordinary.
Achieve samosa perfection by ensuring the Lamb is well-browned for depth of flavour. Adding mint leaves and mango chutney to the filling elevates the taste profile while brushing the filo pastry with olive oil ensures a golden, crispy finish in the oven.
While the origins of samosas can be traced back to South Asia, Lamb Tikka Samosa adds a contemporary twist with the infusion of tikka flavours. This recipe nods to the culinary diversity that makes samosas beloved worldwide.
Serving and Storing Suggestions
Serve Lamb Tikka Samosa piping hot with your favourite chutney and a crisp salad. These samosas can also be refrigerated for later enjoyment—reheated in the oven for that fresh, crispy bite.
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Beyond the delightful flavours, Lamb Tikka Samosa offers a protein boost from minced Lamb, essential nutrients from vegetables, and the antioxidant properties of mint leaves. A tasty and nutritious indulgence!
Lamb Tikka Samosa
- Olive Oil (50 ml + 1 tsp)
- 200 g Minced Lamb
- 100 g Green Peas (frozen (thawed))
- 2 tbsp Tikka Paste
- 1 Onion (grated)
- 1 Carrot (peeled and grated)
- 2 tsp Mint Leaves - 2 tsp
- 1 tbsp Mango Chutney - 1 tbsp
- 3 sheets Filo Pastry Sheets - 3 sheets
- Salt (to taste)
- Pepper Powder (to taste)
- Heat 1/2 tsp oil in a large pan; add minced Lamb, salt, and pepper. Brown the Lamb.
- Add tikka paste and cook for an additional minute.
- Introduce carrots and onions; add 1/2 tsp oil and cook for 5 minutes.
- Transfer the mixture to a bowl; add mint leaves, mango chutney, and peas.
- Brush filo pastry sheets with olive oil; add 2 tbsp of the lamb mixture, fold into samosa shapes, and brush with more oil.
- Place the prepared samosas on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 200C/400F for 30 minutes or until golden, turning once or twice.
- Remove, drain excess oil, and serve hot with chutney and salad.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I freeze Lamb Tikka Samosas for later?
Absolutely! Once baked, let the samosas cool, then freeze them in an airtight container. When ready to enjoy, reheat in the oven for that crispy perfection.
What’s the difference between traditional samosas and Lamb Tikka Samosas?
Lamb Tikka Samosas elevate the classic samosa by infusing it with minced Lamb, tikka paste, and a unique blend of spices. The result is a compelling twist that adds depth and complexity to the traditional samosa experience.
Can I use store-bought tikka paste for this recipe?
Certainly! While homemade tikka paste adds a personal touch, a good-quality store-bought option works perfectly. Choose your favourite brand for convenience without compromising on flavour.