Delicious meat empanadas


Empanada is a baked or fried pastry which has its origins in Spain. A variety of fillings can be used in it. Here is a simple recipe of empanada which has spicy mutton as its filling.


2 cups all purpose flour (maida)

50 gm butter

1 egg

1 onion

200 gm mutton (cut into small pieces)

1 cup spring onion

1/4 cup thyme leaves

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp paprika powder

1 tsp cumin powder

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup almonds (roasted)

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 cup orange juice


In a bowl, add the all purpose flour, salt, and butter

Mix well

Add an egg and mix it into soft dough

Keep it aside

Heat oil in a pan

Add chopped onions, mutton pieces, spring onion, thyme leaves, salt, paprika powder, cumin powder, raisins, roasted almonds, brown sugar, and a cup of orange juice

Mix well

Roll the previously prepared dough and cut round-shaped pieces

Place some of the meat mixture in it

Fold and seal the edges

Arrange the empanadas in a baking tray

Give it an egg wash and bake at 200 degree Celsius in an oven

Hot empanadas can be served along with sauces or grated cheese on top.

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