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Make Ahead Ground Beef Stuffing Or Filling For Making Many Snacks

This beef filling is perfect for making a variety of snacks. Indian snacks like samosas, cutlets, puffs, and many kinds of rolls & non-Indian snacks like tacos, empanadas, and stuffed peppers.

Anything that calls for beef filling, you can use this. This can be made ahead of time & stored in the refrigerator for a week or in the freezer for a month.

It’s easy to make and packed with flavor.

Here are some of the snacks we can make using this beef stuffing



Indian Cutlets

Spring Rolls

Irani Pola | Delicious Malabar Appetizer

Bread Rollscauliflower-bread-rolls

Chatti Pathiri or Layered Crepes and Meat- Malabar Snack


Malaysian Net Crepes or Roti Jala stuffed with meat


Steamed meat stuffed Appam


Puffs – Egg Masala in Puff Pastry- Baked – Use beef filling instead of egg masala


Irachi Pola or Meat Egg 3 Layer Cake- Malabar Snack




Beef Stuffed Poori  

beef stuffed poori


Wheat Pizza Pockets with meat filling – Baked


Momos or Steamed Dumplings Use the ground beef filling instead of veg filling

Veg Momos

Chimichanga or Fried Tortilla Rolls– Mexican Appetizer: Use ground beef filling along with cheese/beans/rice etc. You could even use chapati instead of tortilla.



Kinnapathiri – Gluten-free and steamed: Use the ground beef  filling


Bread Pola or Bread stuffed with meat masala made in a pan



Meat Stuffed Banana Peppers or Mulaku Bhaji

chicken-stuffed mulaku bhaji

 Gift box or chicken stuffed in a dough, wrapped into a gift and fried Add beef filling instead of chicken filling

chicken filled box

Fried Coconut Crepes with chicken filling

fried coconut crepe with chicken filling

Murthaba- Instead of Ground Beef using chicken filling


Rolled Puff Pastry With Ground Beef Cheese Filling – Similar To Borek

4 Air Fried Chicken Snacks | Guilt Free Snacks, Click Here For Recipes

Ground Beef Stuffing Or Filling For Making Many Snacks
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Recipe type: Main
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Onion, chopped small- 3
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Green chili, chopped- 1 (Optional)
  • Ground beef- ½ kg or 1 lb
  • Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 2 tsp
  • Garam masala- 1 tsp
  • Salt- 2 tsp
  • Cilantro chopped- ¼ cup
  1. For making this I've taken ground beef, you can also use ground lamb or chicken.
  2. Place a large saucepan over medium heat, add oil.
  3. Add onion chopped small, season with 1 tsp salt. Combine well.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste & green chilies, combine well.
  5. Saute till the onions turn light golden brown in color.
  6. Add the ground beef, break any lumps.
  7. Close with the lid & cook covered for a few minutes till the ground beef has cooked through.
  8. Open the lid, cook till the liquid has dried off.
  9. Add all the spices along with 1 tsp salt, I've added Indian spices. You can literally add any kind of spices or seasonings of your choice. Combine well.
  10. Stir fry over high heat for a few minutes till the ground beef starts to turn golden brown, tastes better.
  11. Garnish with chopped cilantro, combine well.
  12. Take the pan off the heat & let cool down.
  13. This beef stuffing can be used for making many snacks & appetizers.
  14. This can be made well in advance and stored in an air-tight glass container & keep in the refrigerator for a week or in the freezer for a month.



Thas is the author of Cooking with Thas, a popular food blog with recipes from Indian, American and Fusion Cuisines. She has been blogging since 2009 and been featured in several magazines. Read more...