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  Little India in South Africa
by MikeAtSea

The taste of a buttery piece of feather-light, garlic redolent naan bread wrapped around a spicy bit of curry is ultimately delicious. And as far as instant snacks go, a freshly fried potato and cheese samoosa (a triangle of dough with either a meat or vegetarian filling) is hard to beat?

At the time of British rule in South Africa during the 1900s, East Indians were brought to South Africa to work the sugarcane fields of KwaZulu Natal. They quickly evolved into a merchant class of shopkeepers and tradesmen who opted to stay in South Africa, rather than return to India. A deeply traditional people, they fiercely preserved their culinary heritage and to this day good Indian food is readily available and appreciated by all South Africans.

Directions: Many Indian restaurants in and around Durban
Rating: 5
Theme: Indian

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 29, 2005
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