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Recipe by Victoria Zirkiev

Bukharian Samsa

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Meat Meat
Easy Easy
15 Servings
Allergens
45 Minutes
Diets

No Diets specified

Watch Naomi Nachman and Victoria Zirkiev create these simple yet beautiful savory treats, here

Yields about 15 samsa

 

Ingredients

Bukharian Samsa

  • 1 pound beef or chicken, diced

  • 1 tablespoon pepper (or to taste)

  • 1 teaspoon coriander

  • 1 teaspoon cumin

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 large onions, diced

  • 1 package Gefen Puff Pastry Squares

  • 1 tablespoon salt (or to taste)

  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds or black sesame seeds, for topping

Dipping Sauce

  • pepper, to taste

  • 1/4 bunch cilantro, or to taste (about 1/2 cup chopped)

  • 3 to 4 frozen garlic cubes

Directions

Prepare the Samsa

1.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

2.

In a bowl, mix onions with salt, pepper, cumin, and coriander. Add beef or chicken and mix well.

3.

Working with one pastry square at a time, place about two tablespoons of the meat mixture in the center of the square.

4.

Bringing two opposite corners together, form a triangle. Pinch together the ends of the pastry to seal.

5.

Place samsa on the prepared baking sheet. Brush with egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

6.

Bake 30 minutes or until golden.

Prepare the Dipping Sauce

1.

In a bowl, combine all ingredients for dipping sauce. Serve with samsa.

Bukharian Samsa

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Nechama
Nechama
2 years ago

Made these the past 2 years for Purim. Went over really well!! Thanks for a great recipe!

miriam
miriam
3 years ago

Can I make these with minced chicken or mince steak?

Raquel
Raquel
Reply to  miriam
3 years ago

Sure, I don’t see why not ๐Ÿ™‚