Definition of samosa in English:


Line breaks: sa¦mosa
Pronunciation: /səˈməʊsə


A triangular savoury pastry fried in ghee or oil, containing spiced vegetables or meat.
More example sentences
  • The starters we ordered, vegetable pakora and meat samosas, were excellent.
  • My wife, Jayne, enjoyed the mini savoury selection which consisted of crunchy onion bhajis, aloo tikkas, spinach pakoras and vegetable samosas all deep fried and served with two dips.
  • In India, savoury samosas are usually served with a chutney of some sort.


from Persian and Urdu.

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