Crescent Samosas

Crescent Samosas

Longing for Indian food? Jump-start your curry cravings with refrigerated crescents.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

8 servings (2 samosas each)

Samosas
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
garlic clove, minced
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
1
can (15 to 16 oz) small whole potatoes, drained, diced
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
can (15 oz) LeSueur® very young small early peas, drained
1
teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2
teaspoons lemon juice
Pepper to taste
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated reduced fat crescent dinner rolls
Sauce
1
cup Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
garlic clove, minced
1/2
teaspoon cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add 1 garlic clove and 4 tablespoons of the chiles; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add potatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cook 8 minutes or until potatoes are light golden brown, stirring frequently. Add peas, curry powder, lemon juice and pepper; cook and stir until thoroughly heated, mashing slightly as mixture cooks.
  2. Separate dough into 16 triangles. Place 2 rounded tablespoons potato mixture on shortest side of each triangle. Roll up, starting at shortest side of triangle, gently wrapping dough around filling and rolling to opposite point. Pinch edges to seal. Place on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until samosas are golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile, in blender, place sauce ingredients. Cover; blend until smooth. Refrigerate until serving time. Garnish samosas with remaining chiles. Serve warm with sauce.
Makes 8 servings (2 samosas each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Samosas originated in India as snacks sold from street pushcarts. They are usually fried pastries filled with veggies, meat or a combination filling. Look for these "street food" snacks in East Indian restaurants, usually under appetizers.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 970mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.