Sambosa Recipe

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The kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Sambosa  Recipe. Enjoy the Arabic Cuisine and  learn how to make Sambosa.


For dough
1 ½ Cup flour
¼ Cup oil
½ Cup water
Oil for frying

For filling
½ Kilo ground beef (lamb or beef)
1 Onion (medium size), chopped
½ Tbs oil
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
½ tsp ground all spice
1 Egg, boiled
¼ Cup parsley, chopped


For filling
– Cook meat over medium heat until browned.
– Remove any excess fat resulting from cooking.
– Add onion and oil, season with salt, pepper and spices. Stir over medium heat for 5
minutes or until onion is tender.
– Cut boiled egg into small pieces then mix with meat and parsley.
– set aside to cool.

For sambosa dough
– Mix flour, salt and make a well in the flour.
– Add oil, water gradually; mix until lightly firm dough is formed.
– If using electric mixer, combine flour, salt, oil and water on medium speed for 10 minutes.
– Divide dough into small equal balls, roll on a lightly floured surface and cut into thin circles.
– Place a tablespoon of the filling mixture on one side of the circle.
– Crimp down the edges with a fork or wet your finger and rub it along the inside edge of the dough and fold.
– Heat oil to 350° F, deep fry sambosa for 3 – 5minutes until golden (for best results do not put a big amount at a time).
– Remove from oil and drain on a paper towel.

– Sambosa can be preserved after frying in a sealed plastic bag and refrigerated for a month, then heated in the oven.

Chef Osama

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