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WESTERN FOOD IS AVAILABLE IN ALL MAJOR HOTELS AND MANY
OF THE LARGER RESTAURANTS IN IMPORTANT CITIES.

LOCAL DISHES CONSIST OF MANY DIFFERENT CURRIES. VARIOUS
SPICES AND CURRY POWDERS TOGETHER WITH DIFFERENT MEATS
RESULT IN THE LARGE NUMBER OF DIFFERENT DISHES AVAILABLE.
FOR EXAMPLE CURRIES MAY BE:-
KORMA, REZALA, BHOONA AND MASALA TO NAME JUST A FEW.
USING CHICKEN, MUTTON, BEEF, FISH AND PRAWNS.

RICE AND MEAT DISHES
THIS IS MEAT AND RICE MIXED TOGETHER TO FORM A MAIN DISH.
EXAMPLES ARE:- PULAO AND BIRIYANI. THE MEAT USED IS AS ABOVE.

DISHES NOT USING RICE OR NOT ACCOMPANIED BY RICE MAY BE
EATEN WITH PARATHA, MUGHLAI OR NAAN WHICH ARE ALL TYPES OF
BREAD.

FISH DISHES INCLUDE:-
SMOKED HILSA, FRESH BHETKI AND CHINGRI THE LATTER TWO
ARE MADE WITH LOBSTER AND KING PRAWNS.

DESSERTS:-
MISTI DHOHI: THIS IS A SWEETENED YOGHURT.
HALUA: A COMMON DESSERT, MAY BE EGG HALUA, CARROT HALUA,
SOOJI OR WHEAT CREAM, ALMOND, PISTACHIO NUTS.
SANDESH: THIS IS A MILK BASED DESSERT.
ZORDA: THIS IS SWEETENED RICE WITH NUTS.
FIRNI: RICE FLOUR COOKED IN MILK, SUGAR AND FLAVOURING.
PITHA: THIS IS A GENERAL NAME FOR CAKES AND PASTRIES
INCLUDING SPECIFIC VARIETIES SUCH AS CHITOI, DHUPI, TAKTI,
ANDSOHA, PULI, BHAFA AND PUA.

THERE ARE ALSO A RANGE OF TROPICAL FRUITS AVAILABLE.
FOR EXAMPLE: MANGOES, LICHEES, BANANAS, PAPAYAS, JACKFRUIT,
WATERMELON, PINEAPPLE, COCONUT AND ORANGES.

DRINKS:-
CHAI: THIS IS THE MILKY SWEET TEA AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE.
LASSI: A REFESHING YOGHURT DRINK.
GREEN COCONUT WATER IS ALSO AVAILABLE. DRUNK DIRECTLY FROM
THE COCONUT IT IS A SAFE AND REFRESHING DRINK.
THE INTERNATIONAL BRANDS OF SOFT DRINKS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE.

ALCOHOL IS AVAILABLE IN THE LARGER HOTELS.
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