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Kirng Upma|Thick savory porridge using Samo seeds rice

Kirng or Samo seeds rice is often used in India to cook ‘fasting foods. Also known as Bhagar or Moraia , Samo seeds areĀ  a kind of wild rice (seeds), hence named as ‘JungleĀ  rice’. Botanically known as Echinochloa colona, it is actually a weed growing in rice fields. Samo is widely used in India, […]
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Gyarsi Dodo-Bhaji~Ekadashi Fasting Food

Sindhis are observing Vadhi Gyars or Ekadashi fast today. A heavy Dodoh (Flatbread) with potato curry could not be a fasting food for me, but it tastes delicious for sure! Ekadashi means the eleventh lunar day (Tithi) of the shukla (bright) or krishna (dark) paksha (fortnight) of every lunar month in the Hindu calendar (Panchang) […]
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