Egyptian Baked Sambusak Recipe

1/4 cup Margarine
1/2 cup Corn Oil
1/2 cup Water
1 tsp Salt
2 1/2 cup Flour
2 1/4 lb Lean Ground Beef
1 x Onion, Big, Finely Chopped
1 x Clove Garlic, Minced
1/3 cup Pine Nuts
1 dsh Nutmeg
1 dsh Allspice
Salt, To Taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, To Taste
Oil, For Frying
1 x Egg Yolk
In a small pot, over a small flame, mix all the Dough ingredients – except the flour. cook until the Margarine melts. pour into a bowl.
Add the flour, one tablespoon at a time. mix well until you get a smooth dough. shape the dough into a ball, wrap in plastic sheet and set aside.
In a pan fry the onion and garlic to golden brown, add Pine Nuts and fry for 2 min. more. add the meat and spices, and cook on medium flame, while stirring, until the meat changes color (about 10 min.). it is vital to stir the meat to avoid the formation of big lamps of meat.
Heat oven to 180C (350F)
Roll out the dough to 3mm (1/8″) and cut 10cm (4″) circles.
Put a tablespoon of filling in the middle of each circle and fold into half a circle. pinch the edges tightly.
Put sambusaks in oiled and floured pan (or just use a cooking parchment)
Brush a little egg yolk on each sambusak. Bake for 30 min. or until golden brown.

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