Roach Fried Rice

I lost 8 kilograms in 4 weeks because I do not like spicy food and by spicy food I mean having chilli in my meals. Okay, there have been times when I have had half a chilli or very little of it in my food, either because I was at a friends, I was very, very hungry or just wanted to clear a very bad cold. India is a totally different story, there is chilli in everything; omelets, KFC, Dominoe’s even in popcorn and since I do not like chillie, I stick to Chinese fried rice or what other combination they have here that is the least bit close to fried rice with no chilli.

Egg Fried rice

That was until Saturday at noon. I went to the same place as always and ordered myself a plate of their egg fried rice. It’s been 4 weeks of eating the same thing and I could feel my body refuse to accept it but I had no option but to eat something. When I had finished, I sat down for sometime to let the food settle before heading out and then noticed this unfamiliar brownish black piece on my tongue. I picked it and had a closer look and decided to throw it away and abandon the thought of the possibility that this was not something I wanted in my food.

A few minutes later I was back in my room surfing the net when I could not help but notice something in my teeth. This time I used a pipette tip to pick it and guess what I found? I got from my teeth, after eating fried rice, I dead roach. Half of its boby was missing but I am pretty sure the half that was missing was the part I found earlier. I took a closer look and sure enough it was a roach. It had most of its head in place and a good chunk of its body missing but it sure was a roach.

Fried rice or egg fried rice at the place I usually eat is what I have been living on for the last 4 weeks. Coming to think of it, I have had 120 plates of fried rice since I moved here to Goa (no wonder I lost 8 kilos) but I think I am going to look for something else or go hungry for the remaining 4 weeks here.

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7 Responses to Roach Fried Rice

  1. BomaiCruz says:

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  2. you gotta learn to love the spicy man.

  3. sipigameri says:

    well, when in India do as the Indians do..so eat up, man! noken westim, chili bai rausim sampla mo gris =)..sorry about the roachy fried rice..

  4. what, they don’t have spam?!?

    small comfort is knowing that at least your extra protein was cooked…

  5. Chuck says:

    It’s just extra protein.

  6. BomaiCruz says:

    Extra protein, right, will keep that in mind

  7. DNLee says:

    I don’t blame you one bit.

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