Fry a little leaf or a chopped bulb of a onion, four-five chillies and half a bay leaf. Add about 100 gm of rice, a few leaves or corms of Colacasia, a slice of fresh bamboo shoot, slivers of Benincasa hipida and Langenaria cineria fruits and handful of pea seeds; sprinkle a pinch of sodium bicarbonate and a teaspoon of salt.

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