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Opinions on samosas and spring rolls for party

anjgupta May 5, 2012 01:09 PM


I'm looking to serve veggie samosas and veggie spring rolls for about 15 folks. Any opinions on the best places to buy them? Swad and Curry in a Hurry are in the running for Samosas @ $1 if I buy 20. Not sure if each is equally tasty and substantial.

Thanh Nhi for veggie Spring Rolls? I'd like the 'fresh', non-fried variety.

Thank you,

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  1. dinaofdoom RE: anjgupta May 5, 2012 08:32 PM

    you could also call hot breads on mcneil and 183 for a larger samosa order price.

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      Optimista RE: anjgupta May 6, 2012 07:13 AM

      There's also an Indian grocery store at Spicewood Springs and 183 (same shopping center as Asia Market and Chen's) that sells samosas at larger quantities (must be pre-ordered).

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        Rptrane RE: anjgupta May 6, 2012 06:00 PM

        Veggie Somosa from Bombay Express, very good stuff.

        1. TAF RE: anjgupta May 7, 2012 08:35 AM

          Whole Foods downtown now makes pretty good veggie samosas daily. You can find them in the prepared foods section. I expect you could pre-order some.

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            anjgupta RE: anjgupta May 9, 2012 01:33 PM

            Thank you for the good input. I may go with SWAD due to location. Any opinion on the fresh veggie spring rolls between Tam Deli and Thanh Nhi (as they are also close by)?


            1. tokyomonamour RE: anjgupta May 9, 2012 02:04 PM

              What about Tarka? Their samosas are delicious, especially with their tamarind sauce. Also, the best Indian food I've had in town comes from Asiana Indian at W. Cannon and 35. Their biz seems a bit slow so they might be down to do some trays for a good price.

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                Rptrane RE: tokyomonamour May 13, 2012 11:21 AM

                I don't like Tarka much. Bombay is much better.

              2. luckyfatima RE: anjgupta May 13, 2012 09:14 AM

                Did you find your spring rolls and samosas? I had catering from Curry in a Hurry done before and it was quite good. For samosa you may also want to check Sulekha.com for Austin and see if you can find an auntie who does catering out of her house for that.


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                  anjgupta RE: anjgupta May 14, 2012 08:16 AM

                  Thank you. I ended up with samosas from SWAD and they received good reviews from the attendees. Skipped spring rolls.


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