A sudden shower by the rain God and thoughts of sizzling pakoras accompanied by steaming cups of hot tea tickle your taste buds. Or it might be the bhajjis and bondas with the tea. And if you are a north Indian staying in one of the cities of South India then you might become nostalgic remembering those piping hot samosas right from the oil-filled kadhais.
Almost every street in Bangalore has the roadside hawkers preparing hot bhajjis and bondas. Though I love the bhajjis and bondas but my eyes are always on the lookout for a hot samosa with the red and green chutney.
The other day I was on my visit to one of the narrowest and busiest street – Avenue Road. Walking through the narrow lanes and passing by the varieties of shops, stalls and carts I caught a whiff of aroma hit my nose. Just ten steps away at the corner of the street I could spot a small shop surrounded by a group of 15-20 people. Approaching nearer I was delighted to see that it was a shop for samosa. In no time I was ordering a plate for myself. Continue reading