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Looqmi (Fried Mince Pockets By Chef Shai): Recipe



Ingredients Of Looqmi

  • 200 gm refined flour
  • 4 tbsp clarified butter
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 250 gm minced mutton
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup onions, finely sliced
  • 6 green chilies
  • 1/4 cup green coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 egg
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required

Method Of Looqmi

  • Mix refined flour, butter, yogurt and a little salt in a bowl and make dough. Keep the dough for half an hour in the fridge.
  • Put mince, red chilies, salt, turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste in a pot. Cook till all water dries up.
  • Heat 3 tbsp oil in a pan. Add onions and mince and fry it. Turn off the flame when mince is fried. Add finely chopped green chilies and coriander leaves.
  • Divide the dough in 12 equal balls and roll them out in squares. Put mince on each piece and fold each into pockets. Seal the ends with egg.
  • Heat oil in a wok, fry looqmis and take them out on paper towels when they turn golden.
  • Serve hot with chutney.


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