Watch: An Old Delhi Shop Serves Samosa With A Twist; Heard Of Japani Samosa Yet?


Guess the favorite food of any Indian street food lover and samosa is sure to be at the top of their list. Crispy on the outside and flaky and stuffed with a hearty potato on the inside, it’s safe to assume that these snacks are one of the best on the streets of India! While the classic samosa enjoys a hardcore fan following, it is this huge fan base that makes the samosa one of the most experimental dishes out there. From pasta samosas to chocolate samosas, we’ve seen that we’ve been tested enough on humble foods to last us a lifetime. The latest on the list is called ‘Japanese Samosa’.

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For those who are wondering, samosas are not made in Japan or use any Japanese ingredients. In fact, it is the creation of street vendors from the alley of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi. The samosas are made in the form of extra crispy and puff pastry. The food was bought by Limelight food blogger Mohit Soni on his Instagram page chooseyourbite_. The video received 621k views, 21k likes and 58 comments. Watch the video here:

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‘Japanese Samosa’ has intrigued many street food lovers. Some are questioning its name, while others are questioning its preparation. Here are some of the best comments in the video:

“Japanese Somosa! The Japanese will laugh, Yeh Humne Kab Bonya and Hamko Nahi Malum” (The Japanese will laugh because they never invented this dish)

“Japan me samosa milte hi ni hai … samosa Indian hai” (How can it be Japanese if not made in Japan. After all, samosa is an Indian dish)

“Yeh to aloo pattis hai” (isn’t it a potato pattis)

“Japan Wale Keya Sochenge Ye Dekhke” (What would the Japanese think when they see it)

“I’ve been watching Japanese anime for 20 years … hey, he’s a Japanese kid (I’ve been watching Japanese anime for the last 20 years, I don’t think it’s Japanese).

Some comments that were in favor of creation:

“Wow very tasty”

“What a beautiful sight.”

“Yeh mast hai kafi” (it looks pretty good)

“Bahut badiya. Jordar maza agaya dekhe kar” (Wow! That’s great, it’s good to see)

Have you tried this ‘Japanese Samosa’ yet? And if given a chance would you give it a try? Let us know in the comments below.



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