Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison showed off his culinary skills on Twitter when he posted a picture of him holding a tray full of “ScoMosas”, a deep fried snack he claims to have made from scratch. The triangular shaped savory, known as samosa, is usually stuffed with spicy potato filling in India. Morrison remembered his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, saying it’s a pity their meeting this week in via video link. “They’re vegetarian, I would have liked to share them with him.”
“Sunday ScoMosas with mango chutney, all made from scratch – including the chutney!” the Australian PM shared on Twitter sharing two photos of the dish prepared by him. Within three hours, Morrison’s tweet has been retweeted nearly eight thousand time and have close to 40 thousand likes and led ‘samosa’ to trend on the micro-blogging site.
On Instagram, Morrison uploaded more photos showing how he made the desi snack folding each one with his version of the potato filling.
As the tweet created a buzz online, it reached Prime Minister Narendra Modi too and he replied with a sweet message saying the popular Indian snacks prepared by Scott looks “delicious”.
Connected by the Indian Ocean, united by the Indian Samosa!
Looks delicious, PM @ScottMorrisonMP!
Once we achieve a decisive victory against COVID-19, we will enjoy the Samosas together.
Looking forward to our video meet on the 4th. https://t.co/vbRLbVQuL1
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 31, 2020
Many on social media were impressed by the PM Morrison’s culinary skills and quipped maybe it’s time for him to try out in MasterChef Australia. It also led to some food jokes online.
Proposing your name for 💥💥💥💥💥Michelin Star
— Meenakashi Lekhi (@M_Lekhi) May 31, 2020
Well… ‘ScoMosas’ and international diplomacy! :) https://t.co/yC4uxFlvNd
— Amit Paranjape (@aparanjape) May 31, 2020
Diplomacy + Samosa= Diplosamosy 😃😃😃😃
— Akash Gupta🇮🇳🇮🇳 (@akashgupta007) May 31, 2020
Yes….Iam sharing my Delicacies too with my loved & dear ones…
Hum Honge KAAMYAAB
Hum Hokar Rahenge KAAMYAAB
SALUTATIONS to our COVID Warriors
Jai Hind https://t.co/2mKgxLyK6o
— GurukulDr.SukanyaSubbannaIyer (@sukanyaiyer2) May 31, 2020
Friendship beyond the boundaries…💐
— Ashvin Padhiyar (@ashvinpadhiyar) May 31, 2020
Itni mehnat toh maine bhi nahi ki lockdown mein! Ab mujhe bhi bhook lagi hai https://t.co/DKPdStpxNF
— I’m Reema!🥃 (@Justbeingriema) May 31, 2020
This looks like Samosa Pe Charcha 😍 https://t.co/n5bNS4XHtO
— Achintiyah 🇮🇳 2.O (@Achintiyah) May 31, 2020
Samosa is next soft power for India. 😄👍
— Harshil Mehta હર્ષિલ મહેતા (@MehHarshil) May 31, 2020
Very nice…LOCAL became GLOBAL #ModiBestPmEver
— Suhasini (@BeautifulDurga) May 31, 2020
Wow Mr Prime Minister u invited a new kind of Samosa “ScoMosas”.😍👍
Its clear now as why “Master Chef Australia” is quite a popular show.😊🙏
— Adarsh Hegde (@adarshhal) May 31, 2020
Hope Modi doesn’t endorse Vegemite now 😲 https://t.co/35KBNYp8XV
— Siddharth Kaul (@koshurkot) May 31, 2020
We love scomosa 🇮🇳 https://t.co/QSDe9C8CqN
— jp Singh (@jpSingh08286776) May 31, 2020
Omg .. The Samosas or ScoMosas (as you call them😂) Are perfect!!😍Cant believe you made them on your own & so perfectly 👏👏 #Samosas
— Rosy (@rose_k01) May 31, 2020
The Australian prime minister was scheduled to visit India in January but it was called off due to the devastating bushfires that raged across the country. A rescheduled visit in May had to be converted into a virtual summit due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Plans are being chalked out for a virtual summit with PM Morrison in June, possibly June 4.
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