Mini Samosas

Preparation info
  • Servings:


    small samosas
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
Love Your Leftovers

By Nick Evans

Published 2014

  • About

If you’re ever stuck for ways to jazz up leftovers, it’s probably a good bet that wrapping them in eggroll wrappers and frying them will make for good eats.

While lentils are a standard filling for samosas, potatoes are equally delicious. If you happen to have some leftover potatoes handy, toss them in with the mix!


  • 1-2 Serrano or bird chiles, seeded and minced
  • 3 scallions, minced
  • ¼ cup


  1. Remove seeds from chiles and dice them finely. Add scallions, mint, and cilantro to the peppers. Add lentils to the mix and season with a pinch of salt.
  2. Working with one eggroll wrapper at a time, slice it into thirds so you have long strips of wrapper.
  3. Tak