Baked Samosa Pies – “Samosa in a Pie’s Clothing”

Baked Samosa

Baked Samosa Pies (actually more of mini pies) are wolves in a sheep’s clothing. Street food gone fancy! Or may be street food with a make-over. I made the dough at home but if you are short on time, check the “My Take” section for a shortcut that will save you at least 30 minutes. You can probably make them as appetizers for a party or as an evening snack with a cup of hot tea. I was quite skeptical about how this would turn out because I have never had a baked samosa before but to my pleasant surprise,… Continue reading


Vada Pav Bites

Vada Pav bites, a young and peppier version of the old, not so great looking but very tasteful (read tasty) Vada Pav! Perfect for a party or portion control or just to add some variety in life, these mini vada pav bites will adorn your platters and please both your heart and tummy. All I am reading about is about the Royal child who just arrived. Every newspaper, every website and all the news channels have just one thing to report, “the duke and the dutchess of Cambridge welcome their tiny angel into this world”. Ah well, she’s precious! 🙂… Continue reading


Vada Pav

The epitome of Mumbai’s street food – Vada Pav! Mashed potato sliders! Time flies by, does it not? From the first time I ate this on my travel from the southern part of India to Mumbai (Bad idea to buy from a vendor at a railway station; made me ill and dislike vada pav until I ate it again from a “hygienic food cart”:P ) to making it at home as a part of my entertain-friends-at-home menu, vada pav and me have sure come a long way. Cooking for just 2 which includes 1 fussy eater is not an easy… Continue reading