Step 3:

once the food is served on the leaf,
mix the curry and rice,
use your five fingers to hold some food like the image depicts.

and pick it up and place it in your mouth.
take reference from the pictures.

use spoon plzzzzzzzzz
haha :)
South Indians are great :)
I read some instructions on how to eat soup with your hands (yes, really- with the aid of dumplings) and the most emphasized instruction there was &quot;bend your wrist and keep your fingers pointing downwards so liquid doesn't run down to your elbow&quot;.<br><br>I guess with more solid food this isn't as much of a concern but it struck me as a useful thing to bear in mind for people not used to eating with their hands.<br><br>The bit about which direction you fold the leaf is interesting, too- do you have any idea how it arose?
no idea how it arose.<br>shall ask around and tell :)<br>interesting question !
That was an interesting bit of social trivia there.<br><br>Sort of like chopstick etiquette but with your leaf-plate.<br><br>I have to say though, step one, for me, would be to &quot;wash your hands&quot;.<br>might not be traditional, but if someone is gonna be insulted by my hand-washing, II don't think I care enough about their opinion to mind insulting them :-)<br><br>Kinda neat to see extremely organic, environmentally responsible eating dishes/utensils. Do those restaurants have giant banana leaf compost piles out back?<br><br>
haven't seen. shall check !<br><br>haha,well yes probably step one is wash ones hands,didnt mention it as it seemed rather obvious.

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