Definition of samosa
: a small triangular pastry filled with spiced meat or vegetables and fried in ghee or oil
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Great for: Anyone who loves Southeast Asian cuisine or has visited a Burma Superstar outpost in Alameda or Oakland, as well as San Francisco — and longs to cook those fragrant curries and chewy samosas.
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Origin and Etymology of samosa
Hindi samosā & Urdu samosa, sambūsa, from Persian sambūsa
First Known Use: 1932See Words from the same year
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