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Oct 23, 2011 07:58 AM

Take-out samosas

MGM Indian Market moved and took my source of home-made samosas with it! Anyone have suggestions for take-out samosas somewhere around central or north central Austin?

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  1. Taj Imports on Lamar at Rutland sells samosas and a lot of other take-out provided by Swad next door. While the market can be a little shady (selling expired foods) but the food from Swad they sell is really good. Then there's always Curry In A Hurry on Parmer at Lamplight Village. Their food is excellent and fast.

    1. Whip In has very good samosas.

      1. Does anyone know where MGM moved to?

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        1. re: TAF

          I think they moved way out Parmer, just past 620 on the right.

          1. re: rudeboy

            they did! in the same parking lot shared by sonic, and rome's pizza.
            i did not know they did take out food though.
            (i only looked in their windows and saw it was mostly a grocery set up.
            but i was being kind of stalkerish and driving by...)

            1. re: dinaofdoom

              I'm not the only one stalking that far north! I'll let you know what I find out.

              1. re: rudeboy

                it's kinda sad how rare new things are around these parts.

              2. re: dinaofdoom

                they didn't really do take out food, somebody else made the Samosas. Through the years they were offering them less and less until it was only on Friday. I was talking with the guy who owned the place a couple of months before they moved and he was telling me that he was having to drive pretty far to pick them up and he wasn't really making that much per Samosa. Hopefully, they will do well in the new location.

                1. re: TroyTempest

                  rudeboy, troytempest, or anyone else familiar with this area--
                  does hot breads on mcneil do good take out samosas?

                    1. re: TroyTempest

                      that's okay.
                      clearly, i should research it.
                      for the good of the board... ;-)

                  1. re: TroyTempest

                    The samosas were made by a lady who lives in south Austin. A friend used to buy them directly from her by the frozen bagload, but she stopped doing that (sadly).

            2. Wheatsville usually carries Kala's Kuisine samosas.

              1. Shahi Foods, the little place on the corner of Lamar & Parmer usually has a tray of them on the counter near the cash register. It's sort of behind the Conoco station.