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Moga Punjab In Little India, Ipoh

My colleagues and I were the early birds, it was not even 8am yet when we reached Little India along Lahat Road... It was still drizzling and most of the shops were not opened yet. We quickly jumped out of the car and into the shop...
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This picture was taken on a sunny morning last time...
The shop is called Moga Punjab... 

Upon entering the shop, something "cute" caught my eye... 
Feeling very curious, I quickly made the order for this.....
Then I asked my Indian colleagues.. what is this called...
I was told it was called Paci... 
(not sure my spelling is correct or not)
It was still hot and crispy.... and without much ado, I cut it up...
Alright.. what was that embedded?
I really couldn't describe..
It tasted like "young potato" ...
But it was not... 
My colleague told me it is cut from a young banana...
But I have my doubts... hahahaa...
I should have ordered this instead....
It is called "bonda"...
Again, my spelling might be out...
Underneath the crispy skin, it was filled with curry potatoes.... 
Tastier than curry puffs... cos more fillings ma...
Our meal is made full with this piece of crispy tosai....
Well.... that's my hearty breakie of the day!
Something really different, right?


Comments

  1. Claire, I think I would go for the "bonda" and the crispy dosai. Paci looks too filling for me. So did you enjoy your paci breakie?

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    1. Sure enjoyed... free transport.. free meal... hahahaa...

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  2. I don't think I have seen paci or bonda before. Interesting! Doesn't look like young banana to me, that paci :D

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    1. Yeah.. and the thing is, I cannot describe the taste... !

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  3. Really interesting food. I have not heard of paci or bonda before.

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    1. I am not far from you... just heard it few days ago...

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  4. Looks really good! I love seeing you giggle, Claire!! Getting there first thing in the morning, you know it is very fresh!

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  5. Wah so nice, before work come to have a nice breakfast first.. We usually just have breakfast downstairs the cafe but I tapau before going up the office.. Oohhh paci? Never heard before, looks good wor, I like fried stuff, so I think I will like this one..

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    1. I think we have not tried a lot of stuff.. hahaha..

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  6. First time seeing you having Indian cuisine? I'm not familiar with many of their stuff either but we do not have so many of them here and no real 100% Indian makan places either.

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    1. I take Indian food once awhile..not first time la.. so many posts on indian food already.. nann.. roti canai... masalah tosai... hahaha..

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  7. oh, that is something new to me, never seen and heard of a "paci".. at first it really looks like a piece of roast pork on the plate to me, hahaha!! interesting stuff and i want to try this one day, but i think it's not quite common, else how the heck i have not tasted this before?? i am the famous Thambee from Tirachiruppallisingalinggam dei~~ hahahahahaha!!

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    1. hahahaha.... then you must go explore deeper into the Thambee territory!

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  8. No, thank you, not to my liking, not into Indian foods..

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    1. You try first then next time, no stopping.. hahaha

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  9. It looks really delicious (and authentic too!).

    I'm a huge fan of Indian sweets, there's a shop in KL that sells all sorts of the milk, sugar and ghee concoctions. Happy holidays Reana! :)

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    1. Thank You, HB... YOU enjoyed your festive season too!!

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  10. Very nice breakfast! I love Indian food :)

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  11. First time saw this huge paci. A very fulfilling breakfast. Bonda & tosai would be my choice. Merry Christmas & Blessed Happy New Year 2015 to you & your family.

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    1. Thank you Irene!! You have a Blessed Season too!!

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  12. Well this is interesting! I think I've never seen something like this here.

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