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.

Fry this combination for around 10 minutes. Then put about 500 ml of water and cook in a vessel sealed with banana leaves for 15-20 minutes