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
Puffs – Egg Masala in Puff Pastry- Baked – Use beef filling instead of egg masala
Momos or Steamed Dumplings– Use the ground beef filling instead of veg filling
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
Gift box or chicken stuffed in a dough, wrapped into a gift and fried Add beef filling instead of chicken filling
- 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
- For making this I've taken ground beef, you can also use ground lamb or chicken.
- Place a large saucepan over medium heat, add oil.
- Add onion chopped small, season with 1 tsp salt. Combine well.
- Add ginger-garlic paste & green chilies, combine well.
- Saute till the onions turn light golden brown in color.
- Add the ground beef, break any lumps.
- Close with the lid & cook covered for a few minutes till the ground beef has cooked through.
- Open the lid, cook till the liquid has dried off.
- 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.
- Stir fry over high heat for a few minutes till the ground beef starts to turn golden brown, tastes better.
- Garnish with chopped cilantro, combine well.
- Take the pan off the heat & let cool down.
- This beef stuffing can be used for making many snacks & appetizers.
- 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.