Transform the beloved sambusa into a cheesy delight that bursts with flavor in every bite. These triangular pockets of joy are filled with a mixture of melted cheese, aromatic herbs, and spices, creating a scrumptious snack that’s perfect for any occasion.
- Samosa pastry sheets (store-bought or homemade)
- Melted cheese (cheddar, gouda, or your favorite cheese)
- Fresh cilantro and mint, chopped
- Green chilies, minced (adjust to your spice preference)
- Salt and cumin powder to taste
- Oil for frying
- Cut the samosa pastry sheets into triangles.
- In a bowl, mix the melted cheese with chopped cilantro, mint, minced green chilies, salt, and cumin powder. Adjust seasoning to your taste.
- Place a spoonful of the cheese mixture in the center of each pastry triangle.
- Fold the pastry over the cheese to form a triangle shape. Seal the edges with water.
- Heat oil in a pan for frying.
- Fry the cheese sambusas until they’re golden brown and crispy on all sides.
- Remove from the oil and let them drain on a paper towel.
- Serve the Kenyan cheese sambusas warm with your favorite dipping sauce or chutney.