This is a snack or light dinner which originated in India.  However, it appears that it is very popular in East Africa and it is sold at street stands in the cities.  It is basically a taco type mixture stuffed in an egg roll wrapper.  Very yummy stuff.  We dipped ours in duck sauce and it was even better.  I love trying out different things. 🙂  Enjoy!

-1 1/2 lbs extra lean ground beef
-1/2 tsp ground cumin
-6 green onions, chopped
-dash of garlic powder
-dash of seasoned salt
-dash of black pepper
-1/4 cup flour
-4 Tbs water
-1 package egg roll wrappers
-vegetable oil, for frying
Brown the meat.  If using other than extra lean beef, drain the fat, otherwise leave it alone.  Add the cumin, green onions, garlic powder, seasoned salt and pepper.  Mix well and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine the flour and water, forming a loose paste.
With a pastry brush, spread some of the paste onto 2 sides of each wrapper, like this:

Place about 1 Tbs of the meat mixture just above the center of the wrapper.  Fold in half to form a triangle and press edges together to seal.  Repeat with remaining wrappers.
Heat oil for frying.  Fry samusas in batches until golden brown on each side.  Drain on paper towels.  Enjoy!

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