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Mantu Dumplings Recipe

Ingredients for Filling:

  • 2 cups of Onions (chopped)
  • 1 pound of Ground Beef (Keema)
  • tsp. Garlic (Lehsan)
  • 2 tsp. Coriander Powder (Pisa Dhania)
  • tsp. Salt
  • tsp. Black Pepper Powder (Pisi Kaali Mirch) (freshly ground)

Ingredients for Topping:

  • 1 cup Chana Lentils (Chana Dal)
  • pound Ground Beef (Keema)
  • 1 medium Onion (finely chopped)
  • tsp. Garlic (Lehsan)
  • tsp. Salt
  • tsp. Black Pepper Powder (Pisi Kaali Mirch) (freshly ground)
  • 2 tsp. Tomato Paste
  • 30 ml. Cooking Oil

Ingredients for Dip:

  • 1 tsp. Dried Mint Leaves (Sookha Podina)
  • tsp. Garlic (Lehsan)
  • tsp. Salt
  • 500 ml. Plain Yogurt

Directions for Filling:
  1. In a pot, add ground beef and enough water to cover all or most of the meat. Let it boil until the meat is cooked, stirring occasionally to make sure that all of the meat is cooked. Once it is cooked, drain the water and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, add the chopped onions and the precooked beef (making sure all of the water is drained.) Add the salt, pepper, and freshly chopped garlic as well as the ground coriander. Mix well and it is ready to be stuffed in the wonton wraps.

Directions for Topping:
  1. Heat cooking oil in a pot. Add the chopped onions and garlic and fry until golden.
  2. Add the ground beef and stir until the meat is cooked.
  3. Add salt, black pepper, and tomato paste. Add the precooked lentils and finally add about cup water. Stir and cover. Allow to cook for about 10 minutes.

Directions for Dip:
  1. Combine all of the ingredients for dip in a bowl and mix well.

Degree of Difficulty: Medium
Recipe Category: Ground Beef and Appetizer
Recipe Ethnic Group: Afghani

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