So it’s raining, and your heart is craving for some chai with samosas. Yes, it’s just what happens every year, the moment the monsoon hits us. And why not? All you need when it rains is the snack that everyone in India loves. And not just this country. Samosas have been around for centuries all the way from the Middle East to India, and every version is as popular as the other. It doesn’t matter if you’re a health freak, a samosa a day is compulsory, especially during the rainy season.
So get your craving and appetite up, and head to these five places in Delhi. They serve unique samosas that are just to die for.
1.The Maha Samosa
Delite Cinema, Asaf Ali Road,
When a confectionary stall (inside a movie hall premise) makes it to a street food special list, it has to be good! The Maha Samosa – as the name suggests – is huge. At a whopping 200 g, this is the biggest samosa Delhi has ever consumed!
2. Ameer Sweet House
The Arabs and Persians have always stuffed their sambusaks with the best minced meat, and that’s just what Ameer Sweet House in matia Mahal Market does. If you’re a non-vegetarian and a samosa lover, this place is a must visit. Take a bit of their glorious Keema Samosa, and you’ll forget kebabs and biryanis. They also serve up other varieties of samosas, but this one takes the cake.
3. Chittaranjan Park Market
What you get at CR Park is not your everyday Punjabi-style samosa. It’s actually the Bengali version, It’s not a samosa, it’s a singhada. Yes, that’s the name this dish goes by in major parts of Eastern India. This rendition has some extra members inside the u=outer layer like chickpeas and peanuts. The singhada is clearly plenty different from the regular samosa with one similarity. It’s delicious.
4. Kumar Samosa Wala
This sweet shop is just not satisfied with plain old potato. It steps up the samosa game with filling like Paneer Tikka, Malai Paneer, Tandoori Aloo, Chowmein and even macaroni.
5. Munni Lal Halwai
Located in Gole Market in the heart of the city, Munni Lal Halwai has been serving up delicious samosas for decades now. The samosas are quite bit, which means you’ll feel satiated after a single one (but that’s no reason to not indulge a little more). Add to that the generous topping of spicy chhole and chutney, and you have a dish you can’t keep your hands away from.
6. Bittoo Samosa Wala
How about a plate of macaroni samosa? Located in Delhi’s Rani Bagh Market, Bitto Samosa Wala takes the art of samosa-making Continental with this macaroni version. You could also indulge in other innovative variants like the paneer samosa and noodle samosa.