A Yemeni cook fries samosas at a shop in the capital Sanaa on May 30, 2017 during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.
From Yemen Times:
During the holy month of Ramadan, one of the more popular foods in Yemen’s capital to break fast is samosas. Some families make their own, but they can also be bought at various vendors. It can typically only be found during the holy month and then vendors will return to making other foods.
Samosas are often associated with Indian cuisine, but it’s thought that the British introduced the food to Yemen via their colony India.
The people of Aden were the first Yemenis to enjoy the snack, and to this day, are the best at making them. Samosas were introduced to Sana’a sometime in the ‘70s people generally agree. They have enjoyed a popular presence ever since.
A Yemeni buys fried samosas at a shop in the capital Sanaa on May 30, 2017 during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Want to try making your own samosas? Here’s a recipe from a Yemen food blog Yemeniya. The blogger says samosas are a must in Aden households and that families prepare them in advance and freeze them!
Since I am not Muslim and am not very knowledgeable about Ramadan, I shall direct you to the following vlog about it AND it also has a samosa recipe!
Or maybe make them with chocolate? Is it samboosa or samosa?