FARAALI GETS DELICIOUS
A restaurant in Babulnath is serving special faraal food for the next nine days. “It will comprise faraali sada dosa made of saama atta -a mix of singoda and sabudana, faraali pakodi chaat made of suran, kand ni pattice (yam), kand ka chilla, sabudana wada, sabudana khichdi and kesar shrikhand, faraali undhiya with rajgira puri for the main course as well as puri and batata shaak,“ says manager Cushrow Randeria.
A restaurant in Parel keeps a number of fast items, including sabudana khichdi, faraali thalipeeth, faraali misal, rajgira puri bhaji and more.One of their sell-out items include faraali masala dosa, an innovative dish that comes stuffed with boiled shengdana (peanuts), potato bhaji as well as sabudana khichdi.
While sabudana khichdi is common during days of fasting, you can also tuck into sabudana bhajiyas at an 80year-old shop in Mangalwadi, Girgaum. Says owner Pradeep Velankar. “Upvaas items are huge on the menu. Also popular now are the faraali misal thalipeeth and pakodas, served with nariyal chutney .“