The best samosa shop in Qatar
There is a tiny samosa shop in Madinat Khalifa, in the center of Doha. The crispy snacks prepared here are flat, crispy, triangular, but better and smaller than the typical Indian samosas. In India this type is sometimes called Punjabi samosas. Punjab is a region that spans both India and Pakistan and has a distinct cuisine. Samosas are a fried snack or appetizer, stuffed with a savory filling. Almost everywhere in the East, the stuffed triangle with different names has won great popularity. Nowadays you can find samosas in the local cuisines of the Indian subcontinent, Southeast and Central Asia, Southwest Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, the Mediterranean, the Horn of Africa, and East and North Africa. In the Arab world samosas are called sambusak. Thus, the dish itself is not so offbeat and in Qatar you can find them at every corner. However, there are only a few shops that prepare fresh samosas in an artisanal way and in such a quality. Of these few, this is the best
How to make samosa
It’s an art to fold these little bites together. Have a look, this is one version to do it: Video Tutorial If you want to see the master of this shop folding samosas, visit him at 5 am in the morning and look over his shoulder. He prepares all samosas for the day freshly from scratch in the morning and freezes them instantly. Thus, even if you go there late at night for a quick snack, you will taste a fresh samosa. The crunchy snack comes in four different flavors: cheese (real cheese, not the one from the jar), chicken, vegetables and potato.
Take samosas to cook at home
If you prefer to bake samosa instead of frying them, you can take home a large bag of freshly frozen samosa. Just bring a cooler-box with cooling pads with you to keep them frozen on the way to your home. Special Tip: If you do not like the taste of palm-oil and want to make your samosa healthier, follow the instructions below: Brush the frozen samosa lightly with Olive Oil. Then spread them on a baking pan covered with baking paper and toast in a preheated oven (240°C) for 12-15 min. Turn them half way of the time. Enjoy!
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