Every year, on 5 September this delicious fried pyramid-shaped snack filled with onions, potatoes, cheese, peas, and several other filling options is celebrated. With World Samoosa Day around the corner, it’s the perfect excuse to indulge in this mood-uplifting crunchy oily snack.
Not only is this golden-brown maida honoured in India, but all over the world. And of course, Cape Town is arguably the samoosa Mecca.
Our city has an abundance of spots to choose from, here are three picks to tickle your taste buds.
Tuck into a golden pocket and experience bites of happiness fill your mouth this World Samoosa Day:
1. Biesmillah Restaurant
- Location: 2 Wale Street and Pentz Street, Bo-Kaap, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town
2. Prashad Café Rondebosch
- Location: 6 Fountain Pl, Rondebosch, Cape Town
3. Khurshids Samoosas
- Location: 187 St Kilda Road, Lansdowne, Cape Town
The beloved golden pocket doesn’t need to be enjoyed only on World Samoosa Day, but it’s a great chow when you’re on the go. Samoosas are just a must at all formal dinners and parties and it is considered a savoury that never fails to satisfy.
So why not grab the family or a friend and pick a spot in Cape Town to celebrate the delicious essence of this favourite savoury snack?