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Wrapper Ingredients

1/4 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup water
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder 

Stuffing Ingredients

3 cup cooked protein (optional)
1/2 cup chopped onion

1 tablespoon madras curry powder
1 tablespoon chat masala
1/4 teaspoon chopped garlic
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon chopped ginger
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt to taste 


Dough Directions:

    1. Sieve flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
    2. Add oil and mix with your fingers,
    3. Slowly mix in 5 tablespoons of water, knead the dough to a ball.
    4. Rest the dough for 30 minutes.


Stuffing Cooking Instructions:

      1. Sautee the onions, ginger and garlic in oil over medium heat until slightly brown.
      2. Add the protein (optional). Add the spices, and salt.
      3. Cook until the protein is coated with oil and spices and all the liquid is evaporated, cook for 15 minutes on low heat. 
      4. Turn off heat and cilantro.
      5. It is important that the mixture is as dry as possible.


Make the Samosa:

      1. Divide the dough into 8 equal size balls.
      2. On a floured surface, press each ball into a 5-in circle.
      3. Cut each circle in half.
      4. Brush the straightedge side with a little water, fold it in half to form a cone shape.
      5. Squeeze the edges together to make a tight seal.
      6. Place a generous tablespoon of filling inside each cone.
      7. Brush the inside top rim of the cone with a little water and press the edges together to make another tight seal.
      8. Place the samosas on a tray covered with a moist cloth until ready to fry. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling.
      9. Fry in oil over medium-high heat until golden brown. (5-10 minutes).
      10. Best served when hot.


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Seed Programs International (SPI)

Seed Programs InternationalSeed Programs International (SPI) is a non-profit, tax exempt, non-governmental humanitarian organization.

We work thorough other humanitarian organizations, church groups, service clubs and individual donors, to provide quality seed to impoverished communities in developing countries enabling them to grow some of their own food. In addition to seed, SPI provides critical seed expertise and experience operating seed based self help programs.”

SPI is operated by individuals with over 50 years seed industry experience plus over 20 years experience in vegetable research and production. We also have 15 years experience operating programs that have successfully shipped seed to over 70 countries on five continents. SPI has shipped enough seed to plant over 1,000,000 vegetable gardens, providing more than 20 kinds of vegetables that are rich in vitamins and minerals often missing in people’s diets.