Assad Mini Mart’s Spicy and Sweet Treats

Just arrived from a quick trip to Manila. On my first day, I went to Assad Mini Mart, a Pakistani and Filipino-owned grocery that sells Indian goodies along United Nations Avenue. Their samosa (spicy potato, pea and onion triangular pastry) and barfi (different varieties of milk confections ranging from plain to walnut, pistachio or dried fruit filled) are delish. I went home with festive Hindustani gulab jamun, fried milk balls soaked in heavy rosewater syrup with a tinge of cardamom — so good, a perfect dessert after the Chinese takeout food from Four Seasons I’m going to blog about next.

Photographed by Blauearth © Blauearth™ All Rights Reserved 2009-2011

8 thoughts on “Assad Mini Mart’s Spicy and Sweet Treats

  1. hello, do you sell natural henna powder, indigo powder, amla, brahmi powder and various oils & shampoos (bringraj, amla,brahmi)?

  2. I want to ask if you sell a roti or chapati maker pls reply asap I really need it.I have a small shawarma business in mindanao….thanks

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