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Meat Box Recipe – Meat Filled Dough Wrapped like a Gift box and Fried- Guest Post

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Meat Box Recipe
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Indian
For cooking beef
  • Beef-1/2 kg
  • Salt- to taste
  • Chili powder-1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
For making filling
  • Onion, chopped- 7
  • Green chili -7[crushed]
  • Ginger-garlic paste-3tbsp
  • Garam masala-1/2 tsp
For making Dough
  • All purpose flour-1cup
  • Salt-needed
  • Water-for kneading
  • Food color-a pinch(Optional)
  • Oil -for frying
  1. Cook the beef with all the above mentioned ingredients "for cooking beef", and mince the cooked beef.
For making filling
  1. In a pan with oil sauté the onion till it's soft.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients one by one except garam masala and finally the minced beef, mix it well.
  3. Now sprinkle garam masala and curry leaves & coriander leaves.
For making dough:
  1. Mix all the above mentioned ingredients and knead it well like chapathi dough.
  2. Divide plain dough to small balls and roll it to small rounds.
  3. Place the beef filling on the centre.
  4. Fold sides like a gift box, (refer the picture) and keep it aside.
  5. In one bowl add food color to the dough and knead it well. Roll the colored dough and cut it to long strips.
  6. Arrange these strips on top of the prepared box, gently press it with your hand.
  7. Using a cookie cutter cut colored dough into different shapes and stick it to the box
  8. Then fry it in oil till golden brown in color.



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