Potato Samosas! Who doesn’t love potatoes? And here is why… The potato’s fibre, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6 content, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health. Potatoes contain significant amounts of fibre and fibre helps lower the total amount of cholesterol in the blood, thereby decreasing the risk of heart disease. Also, potatoes are just plain yummy!


2 medium potatoes, cooked and cubed
Medium onion, finely diced
Clove of garlic
Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp turmeric
½ cup frozen mixed vegetables or peas
2 tbsp water
½ tsp salt
Juice of half a lemon
2-3 tbsp fresh coriander
12 sheets filo pastry
Spray cooking oil

Step 1
Cook onion and garlic in a large pan with olive oil until the onion is soft. Add curry powder, cumin and turmeric, and cook for another 2 minutes

Step 2

Add mixed vegetables and water, then cover and cook for a few minutes. Stir in potato, salt, lemon juice and coriander. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary

Step 3

Layer three sheets of filo pastry, brushing the layers with a small amount of olive oil. Cut the filo into 4 strips crossways

Step 4
Place a spoonful of the filling at the top of each filo strip. Fold the filo sheet over so the top touches the edge, forming a triangle. Keep folding in triangles to encliose filling

Step 5
Repeat with remaining pastry and filling. Place triangles on baking tray and bake at 200 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown

Serve these delicious potato samosa treats at your next celebration with a yummy sauce on the side.

Makes 16 potato samosas

Per two samosas

Energy 338 kJ (81 Cal)
Protein 2g (12%)
Carbohydrates 12g (65%)
Sugars 1g
Fat 2g
Fibre 2g
Sodium 223mg
Calcium 13mg

Other potato recipes include: Baked Potatoes with Lentil Sauce and Tuscany Potatoes.