325g flour

75g melted butter

water to form a dough

Filling – 150g cooked green lentils

Half tsp each turmeric, chilli powder, cumin, ginger

Tsp each, coriander, fennel seeds, mango powder


1. Bread – mix the flour and butter, add enough water to form a dough. Cover and rest 30mins

2. Kneed and roll into a log. Cut into 10, then press out into circles

3. Filling – pulse everything to form a semi coarse paste

4. Spoon small amounts into the center of each circle

5. Pull up to form a ‘purse’. Turnover and flatten

6. Shallow fry on med heat for 5-6mins each side

7. Serve with yoghurt, mint and nigella seeds