Bombay Buddha Bowls by Rushina M. Ghildiyal & SodaBottleOpenerWala | Bangalore

Who can say no to a whole meal in a bowl and that’s the trend nowadays though many have failed to appeal. These all in one meal bowls are making a comeback be it a healthy breakfast version or a whole meal. SodaBottleOpenerWala, Bangalore’s only and crowd favourite Irani Cafe recently collaborated with well known food consultant and blogger, Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal to launch their version of comfort food bowls by way of their Bombay Buddha Bowls. 

The concept of Buddha Bowls curated by Ms.Rushina and Chef Danesh Vakshoor are basically single portion meals piled up to the brim in a bowl. The 4 Buddha Bowls – 2 vegetarian and 2 non vegetarian – consists of dishes special to the different communitites in Bombay, thereby the name. 

SINDHI BOWL

The Sindhi community love their food and it cannot get more comforting than a Sindhi Kadhi. The bowl has my favourite “brown rice” along with sai bhaji, aloo tuk, papad pasta, teewan papad samosa and leafy greens come together in a delightful Sindhi Kadhi sauce garnished with guvar, bhindi and bhee crunchies and boondi.  

GUJARATI BOWL 

This bowl as Rushina called  the “Gujarati Pasta” was her comfort food as a child which consists of fenugreek and potato stuffed ravioli dhoklis accompanied with a wilted onion salad, greens, boria marcha drizzle and a candied peanut relish combined with a delicious dal along with a papad cheese crumble. Definitely my idea of comfort food on any day. 

EAST INDIAN BOWL 

This bowl was my pick among the Buddha bowls inspired by Bandra’s East Indian food culture was conceived by Chef Danesh Vakshoor. This bowl consists of Wedding rice and Pork vindaloo along with a crunchy Bombil fry, delicious golden fried Chicken potato chops topped with kanji vegetable curry with sautéed carrots and greens with an unassuming papaya pickle which blew my mind (in the best way possible!). 

I did not get a chance to try the Maharashtrian Bowl which sounds as good as the above bowls. Inspired by the Maharashtrian cuisine this bowl consists of red rice, savoury and spicy prawn modaks, coconut salad, leafy greens and jalwa chutney tossed in a Koli fish curry sauce topped with peanut thencha and poha papad. 

These wholesome, hearty Bombay Buddha Bowls curated by Rushina are being served at SodaBottleOpenerWala Bangalore (details below). Go check it out, and let me know which one excites your taste buds!

Date: 3rd November – 17th December 2017

Cost: Rs. 415/- to Rs.550/-

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10 thoughts on “Bombay Buddha Bowls by Rushina M. Ghildiyal & SodaBottleOpenerWala | Bangalore

  • December 6, 2017 at 5:28 pm
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    That sindhi bowl comes like a bowl at my home. Definitely our comfort food ❤️❤️

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  • December 7, 2017 at 1:47 am
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    i simply loved the concept of bowl and i am a big fan of sindhi kadhi..my visit to mum is incomplete if i dont get to have sindhi kadhi..

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  • December 7, 2017 at 3:49 am
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    Being a food lover and blogger I love such new concept coming in. Love to try new things and this surely seems interesting and delicious.

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  • December 7, 2017 at 6:59 am
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    Very interested concept must say. The menu looks great. I want to try Gujarati bowl

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  • December 7, 2017 at 1:51 pm
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    Wow! This is so exciting. I love visiting Soda bottle opener wala. The bowl looks so delicious specially the Gujarati bowl. Would love to try it.

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  • December 7, 2017 at 2:22 pm
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    i like the concept, and the photographs are really yummylicious! added to my wish list. and the name is cute 🙂

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  • December 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm
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    I would love to eat the Gujrat thali.Its a wonderful way to try new food in.Meal in a bowl sounds so filling!

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  • December 8, 2017 at 2:47 am
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    I love the concept of bowl meal. Love the idea how they have brought meals from different states together in a bowl.

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  • December 8, 2017 at 8:02 am
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    Wow! These Buddha boxes look lovely and pics now me feels like grabbing them. They do have 2 veg options right. How did find their tastes to be?

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  • December 9, 2017 at 4:23 pm
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    I love this type of one bowl meals! They are so feeling and no-fuss. I’ve never been to Soda Bottle Openerwala but the food looks so delish!

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