SAMOSA – Origin of this Favorite Snack

Be it anyone’s Birthday party or a get together at home, Samosa is always welcomed by everyone, as a snack. Pair it with a Hot cup of Tea or a Chilled glass of Soft Drink, it goes with everything.

Lets a take a look at how this delicious snack Originated:

best samosa in mumbai

Samosa is said to have originated in the Middle East around the 10th Century. It was only in the 13th Century that Samosa was introduced to India. Earlier, It was served as a part of the meal that was served to the Sultans in the 13th-14th  century.  Then, Samosa is stuffed pasty was stuffed with meat, almonds, pistachios, walnuts and spices. It was in 16th century that the people of India (then Hindustan) started calling it SANBUSAH.

In India, SAMOSA is generally stuffed with a mixture of mashed Potato, Peas, Green Chillies, Garam Masala, etc.

When it comes to Mumbai, the city has various joints that serve lip smacking Samosas. Below are few places to try this amazing snack.

  • GURUKRIPA, SION: Gurukripa is serving this amazing snack to the street food lovers in Mumbai for almost 2 decades. In the 19-20th century, Gurukripa used to supply samosas to almost 80% of the Theatres in Mumbai. It is said that this Samosa is a regular snack at the house of Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray. Also, The late Raj Kapoor was a regular and appreciative customer here.
  • Tewari Bros, Juhu.
  • Jhama Sweets, Chembur.
  • Sindhu Sweets, Khar.
  • Zazie Bistro, Vashi: Zazie Bistro in Vashi is the first Parsi restaurant in Navi Mumbai. Zazie serves some amazing MUTTON KHEEMA SAMOSAS.These Medium sized SAMOSAS are filled with hot n spicy mutton kheema to the tip.. Authentic Parsi dish served with a salad and Mint Chutney.

kheema samosa in mumbai - zazie bistro vashi

Do you have anymore places where you found amazing Samosas? Comment below with your favorite place.


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