Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Guest post on Rasa Malaysia - Samosa Recipe

Samosas the most popular Indian street food.

I got to know Bee from Rasa Malaysia a couple months back. Wait, let me rephrase that, "Bee got to know about me and Indian Simmer a couple months back" because I've known her forever! Ever since I was not even a food blogger. Like everyone else, my first go-to place was her blog every time I wanted an Asian recipe and she has been an inspiration for me all this time. So you can imagine how I felt when I got an email from her saying how much she liked my blog and my heart almost skipped a beat when it was followed by a request to do a guest post.



Bee asked if I can share a recipe for Samosa. Samosa is one of the most popular snack/street food from India and I have so many memories related to it that I just jumped at the opportunity and said yes! It's true that I had to make a couple of calls to my mom to get all those little tips which finally helped me make the perfect samosas that we get in the shops at every street corner in India.

So if you'd like to know how my samosas came out, please head over to Bee's blog and check out my guest post at Rasa Malaysia.

26 comments:

  1. Yummy looking samosas with those chutneys...looks so tempting

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  2. The samosas look very tempting and beautifully presented as well :)

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  3. Yummy ...... The samosas make me hungry. Gr8 clicks like always :)

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  4. Aaahhh Samosa .. my fav !!! Beautiful presentation!!

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  5. Those look delicious Prerna! Congrats on your guest post, you both have beautiful blogs. These samosas look absolutely perfect.

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  6. With such fantastic posts, you will soon be invited in all fantastic places !

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  7. Beautiful site! I found Indian Simmer from a tweet by Bee, whose site I also love. Just lovely!

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  8. Prerana, Loved your excellent samosa presentation.They are perfect in shape and appeal.You mention to make 11-12 inches diameter flat circle, I think it should be centimeter to get those perfectly shaped samosas.
    Your pictures are very catchy and they stir strong appetite for the dish.
    foodlover.

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  9. Hello thr! Thanks so much for pointing that out! I'll talk to Bee and have that changed! Really appreciate u taking time and telling me abt it!

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  10. Such a lovely guest post. My husband LOVES samosas! He can't get enough of them. Yours look like absolute perfection!

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  11. What yummy little treats. What is it about street food that makes it so appealing? I've never made these, so clearly I'll need to ;)

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  12. Oh my, this looks so delicious. Just feel like taking it out of the monitor and have a bite. Beautiful photos

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  13. The fact that I grew up in South Africa with samosas as a favourite snack, even on sale in my school canteen, is a testimony to what a melting pot of cuisines my beautiful contry is! Yours look fantastic - crispy and not greasy at all. Mmmmmmm. :)

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  14. Bee - thanks so much for sharing this recipe with us. These could not look more delicious.

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  15. i do the same thing and call my mom about everything! lol. beautiful samosas, wouldve loved to see the interior!

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  16. Oh those are soooo pretty! I adore samosas!

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  17. Oh my! That looks delicious! Jumping over now!

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  18. Hi Prerna

    You have a great blog. I really like your samosas. They look beautiful and delicious.

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  19. Samosa looks so yummy that i just want to pick one and eat... very nice clicks to .. you make food come alive...

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  20. These look so absolutely gorgeous. Quite a useful tip on getting the pastry crispy. Check out another way to wrap the pastry on http://indugetscooking.blogspot.com/2010/11/garam-garam-samose.html. Let me warn you that the samosa pictures on my blog are hideous!

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  21. I made these last night and they were great! I used spring roll/ lumpia wrappers instead of making my own dough and it worked out pretty well--followed the cooking directions on the package, very easy. They reminded me of the samosas/'golden triangles' we used to get at our favorite Burmese restaurant in Maryland. (Now if only I could find a recipe for their red dipping sauce!) One day I'll try making your recipe for dough--I'm sure it's fabulous.

    I made the tomato and cilantro chutney to go with them-- it was heavenly. My husband couldn't believe that I made it all and that it was better than what we've had at restaurants! I give you all the credit-- you have put together a fantastic recipe. It really was a lot easier than I had imagined. Thank you!

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    1. P.S. I found this recipe via Pinterest.

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