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Cauliflower, Broccoli and Mozzarella Samosas

Makes approx 20 small samosas


  • 2 tbsp corn oil

  • 3 shallots finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp curry powder

  • 225g /8oz broccoli florets

  • 225g /8oz cauliflower florets

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint

  • 1kg /2lb puff pastry

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 tbsp double cream

  • 110g /4oz Mozzarella diced

  • 2 tomatoes skinned deseeded and diced

  • 2 tbsp /1floz vegetable stock or water

  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds

  • 1 tsp flour

  • salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Heat the oil in a pan and add the finely chopped shallot. Add the florets of cauliflower and cook gently for 1 – 2 minutes. Add the broccoli and stir well. Add the curry powder, pepper and flour and cook for 1 – 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and salt and stir well. Add the water or stock, stir, cover to cook for 3 – 4 minutes over gently heat.

  • 2.

    Remove from the heat and add the mint, cool and mix.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile roll out the pastry and cut out circles of 13cm (5inch) diameter. Cut in half. Spoon 2 teaspoons of the cauliflower mix into each pastry disc. Add some diced mozzarella.

  • 4.

    Brush the opposite side of the pastry with the egg wash, and seal the two together. Pinch the edges and place onto a lightly greased baking tray. Brush with the egg wash.

  • 5.

    Sprinkle over a few poppy seeds and bake in a pre heated oven moderately hot for 10 – 12 minutes.

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Posted by Kelly205Report
Really nice I like the recipe and my 2 year old loves it. The only thing I would complain about is that I bought the double cream because it has it in the ingredients but didn't state in the method where to use it. Unfortunatlely the double cream was a waste to buy because I didn't use it.