From Khichdi To Dosa, Zeenat Aman Reveals Fav Dishes; Her Love For Desi Khaana Has No Bounds!

by Sanjana Shenoy
From Khichdi To Dosa, Zeenat Aman Reveals Fav Dishes; Her Love For Desi Khaana Has No Bounds!

Instagram has a saviour— Zeenat Aman. The legendary star is single-handedly offering Instagrammers a refuge from the incessantly tiresome reels with her vintage photographs and thoughtful stories behind them. She’s almost taking us all back in time when times were simpler and Instagram was all about sharing stories not timely updates. In her latest post Zeenat Aman reveals her favourite dishes, which proves her love for desi khaana knows no bounds!

Zeenat Aman’s Ultimate Comfort Meal Is Khichdi

Zeenat Aman transformed a lazy Saturday into a drool-worthy one for Instagrammers. The evergreen star, known for her glamorous dance numbers in Western outfits, posted an old picture of herself in a simple blue kurti, bold kohled eyes, sindoor on her forehead and big red bindi. In her caption, Zeenat says that clothes are not what makes a woman. She acknowledges that while most may associate her with ‘Western glam’ she’s as desi as she is.


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What’s the most desi thing about Zeenat Aman? It’s her diet! The icon confesses that no matter where she travels for work, within two days she begins craving home food and goes on a hunt for Indian restaurants. So, what does Zeenat Aman like to eat? Her staple is dal-chawal, naturally, khichdi is her comfort meal. The actor tells ‘Grammers that papad and achaar are perfect accompaniments to her lunches.

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She Can Never Say No To Kaju Katli!

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That was about her comfort, everyday meal, interestingly Zeenat Aman’s favourite indulgences aren’t pizza, pasta or burgers. It’s a dosa from Dakshinayan. The Aap Jaisa Koi fame star can never say no to kaju katli. And we totally relate! Her food confession also involves revealing her utter happiness when it’s mango season. And midnight snacking? Even Zeenat Aman is not just guilty but proud of it. In her words, she has a couple of jars of namkeen stashed in her bedroom.

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Could she be any more perfect? She ends her desi food story with the ultimate climax, “PS: I’m a vegetarian”, she says. We, foodies and filmy folks are absolutely delighted with her revelations. BRB, I’m bingeing on namkeen!

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