Anyway, it's all curry. Got a rogan josh and some other curry. The other curry ended up having mushrooms in it so that went in the trash.
Had a couple of naan breads and chana rice too.
So I've been on the toilet a lot these past couple of days. The rogan josh was quite spicy and resulted in diahrea but no blood. I was pleasantly surprised.
But yeah. I don't know about these curries. That mushroom surprise really annoyed me. And you just don't get much food for the price. And it turns your stool to liquid.
Taste-wise, it's okay but nothing amazing.
Let's just look at the price per meal ratio. A couple of curries, two naan bread, and rice costs about £18. You can get four meals out of that.
Chinese food...let me look for a real life example. Here's one that I ordered. Chicken fried rice, salt & chili chips, chicken balls, beef Malaysian sambat. It was £20.
I usually eat the chips first. That's one meal. I don't know what beef Malaysian sambat is but it's some kind of main course. I generally split those into two meals. I'll have some chicken balls along with those. So that's three meals so far. And the rice...that's two or three meals. Maybe four. I usually get sick of it by then, though, and throw it out. So let's say three meals just for the rice. That's six meals total.
I don't know. I mean, those three rice meals barely count as meals. Still, I feel as though you get more food with Chinese.
I think part of the problem is that curry is effectively sauce. It's sauce with a few chunks of chicken thrown in there. The bread and the rice pad it out but...I still feel ripped off.
Pizza has to be the best value for money but let me think about this. If we're ignoring two for Tuesday, a large pizza from Papa John's is going to be about £18. That's maybe eight slices so yeah, about four meals.
So I guess it only seems good value for money because I only order on Tuesdays. And yeah, two slices of pizza...not much of a meal.
When you really sit down and think about it, maybe South Asian food isn't the rip off I thought it was. And there are always Pakistani people in that restaurant. And everyone who works there is Pakistani. So it's authentic.
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