Shahi Samosa Pinwheels

Puff Pastry Shahi Samosa Pinwheels are filled with spiced potato, paneer and peas filling. The addition of cashews and raisins make them extra rich and flavorful. These make an easy vegetarian appetizer for potlucks, parties and the holidays!

Samosa is one snack that needs no introduction. In north India where I am from, it is literally sold at every nook and corner on the streets, at least that’s how it was in my city. It was the one snack which mom...

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Instant Pot Burmese Samosa Soup

Samosa Soup is a flavorful lentil based vegan soup which is served with Samosa along with other toppings. The addition of samosa makes it very flavorful, filling and a complete meal in itself!

The first time I tasted samosa soup was at the Burma Superstar restaurant in San Francisco. One look at their menu and I knew I wanted to order it. After all it had samosa in it and who doesn’t like samosa? The soup exceeded my expectations! There was...

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Baked Cream Cheese & Chutney Samosa

Baked Cream Cheese & Chutney Samosa- these samosas are filled with cream cheese mixture flavored with chutney, green onions, jalapeño, raisins and cashews.

These make a great vegetarian appetizer for the holidays or just about any party!

Diwali parties will be different this time, most will be limited to a few people.

But I am sure what will not be different is the food! Diwali is one time of the...

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Samosa Chaat

Tangy, spicy Samosa Chaat! Spicy chole (chickpeas) are served with samosa and dollops of yogurt and chutney.

This popular Indian street food is one of my favorite ways to enjoy samosa!

Indian street food! Can there ever be anything better?

If you would ask me, I would say no.

I can be biased...

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Samosa Recipe – How to Make Perfect Samosa

Make the perfect flaky and crispy Samosa at home!

All tips and tricks to make the perfect samosa each time! These are filled with a spicy potato filling and are also vegan.

Samosa, does it need any introduction? I don’t think so!

The triangular shaped flaky pastry filled with spicy potato, chicken or lamb filling is a popular snack not only...

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Puff Pastry Samosa

Puff Pastry Samosa – the famous samosa made easy with puff pastry – with holidays around the corner, these would make great appetizer! They are also vegan!

I can’t believe we are less than a month away from Thanksgiving! Wow, I don’t really know where the time went, but I do know that with Thanksgiving being so close, we all need to focus on food! I know planning a Thanksgiving dinner can be challenging...

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Moong Dal Mini Samosa

Bite size moong dal filled Mini Samosa will be the perfect addition to your Diwali menu! Enjoy them with chai!

Samosa is probably the most famous Indian snack in the world. It’s always there on the menu in every Indian restaurant and even those who don’t know much about Indian cuisine would have most probably heard about samosa. The traditional samosa that you would find in every corner of India is filled with a spicy potato filling and nothing else. Of course there...

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Atta Biscuits (Wheat Cookies)

Easy, eggless and crispy Atta Biscuits are popular tea time cookies in India. Made with ghee, whole wheat flour and flavored with cardamom, these cookies taste best when dipped in chai!

Chai time is probably the best time of the day for everyone in India. All our talks, meetings, discussions everything always revolves around chai. Everyone in India drinks at least 2 cups of chai everyday, one in the morning and the other in evening. And of course if...

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Indian Chaat Dip

This Indian Chaat Dip has layers of pureed chole, salsa, tamarind chutney, cilantro chutney and topped with fresh cilantro, pomegranate arils, sev and papdi! Makes a great appetizer to serve at holiday and festive parties. Serve with tortilla chips, bite size naan, pita chips and more!

Appetizers and desserts are my favorite part about any party. I often don’t eat the main course and focus only on the apps. I love creating fun fusion appetizers like the paneer dip with spicy honey...

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Bhakarwadi Recipe

Bhakarwadi is a crunchy snack popular in the western parts of India. These pinwheels are stuffed with spices, coconut etc. and have a spicy, tangy and sweet taste. These are deep fried and go well along with a cup of chai!

I love all things crispy and crunchy with my chai like mathri, samosa etc. Most chai time Indian snacks are deep fried and crispy and I am low key addicted to them. I have zero self control when it comes to Indian snacks, I just cannot resist them and often end up eating the whole packet in one...

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Dahi Puri

Dahi Puri is a popular Indian street food where golgappas (fried small balls made from semolina/flour) are filled with potato, cilantro chutney, tamarind chutney, yogurt and sprinkled with spices. It is crunchy yet soft from the inside and is like a flavor explosion in the mouth. It’s hard to stop at one when it comes to Dahi Puri!

I don’t think it’s wrong to say that you get some of the best chaat in Delhi. Whether it’s aloo tikki, golgappe or samosa,...

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Mint Chutney

This quick and easy Mint Chutney is easy to make at home and makes a great dip for a variety of Indian snacks like samosa, pakora etc. It’s also great as a spread for sandwiches, wraps. You only need 15 minutes to make this chutney which is also vegan!

I have often talked about how important chutneys are in Indian cuisine. I grew up with having some sort of chutney on our lunch table everyday. The kind of chutney that was there on our table varied from season to season. There was raw...

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