Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Lebanese Samosas - Samboosik

3 cups flour  
2 tablespoons vegetable oil  
1 teaspoon salt  
1 cup water according to the coherence of the dough  
350 g Halloumi cheese *  
50 g Thyme  
1 tablespoon black cumin seeds


Mix flour with oil and salt and add water and knead until it holds together and doesn't stick to the hands. Grate the cheese and add the thyme to half the amount cheese and add black cumin seeds to the second amount of the cheese. Spread the dough into a half a centimeter thick layer and cut it with a small cup into circles. Add cheese and thyme, or cheese and black cumin seeds filling to half of each circle and close the samosa into a half moon shape and and close well by bending the edge into a twisted cable design. Fry the samosas in vegetable oil.

* Halloumi cheese