Dumplings Diaries 4: The Seventh Samosa

We’re back! The Dumpling Diaries continue with the unlikely journey of a Central Asian street food that became one of South Asia’s most beloved snacks. We discuss all the words to describe a flaky pastry enveloping a spiced meat and vegetable mixture, the Mamluks and the rise of the Delhi Sultanate, and how the earliest written mention of the samosa appeared outside South Asia. Finally, we discuss all the iterations of the word “samosa.”

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