Dawat-e-Lunch!

As the rising Sun reached its zenith,
the early meal dissolved, made me famish.
The lingering aroma of tasty sustenance,
summoned me to the meager eatery’s entrance.
I hastily entered the “Mir-e-matbakh”‘s place,
Leaving outside the “Sophisticated grace”.
“What would you like to eat my Huzoor?”,
said the polite waiter,
scurrying though a lengthy itemized tour.
Drooling I replied “2 Parotta and mutton curry”,
“Make it quick my good man! Oh truly am in a hurry!”.
After a yearning lengthy wait, my savior arrived,
Bring joyous gleam to my face, happiness indeed revived.
Gleefully I gobbled the hot crispy bread, without a chew,
Relishing chunky meaty treats in the savory spicy stew.
After making love to such scrumptious meal,
Flavors of lemon tea is always a good concluding deal.
Satisfied I contemplated sitting on the rustic furniture,
“It’s these simple joy’s in life that makes life finer”

Reference:

Dawat : Feast in Urdu ( https://www.collinsdictionary.com/submission/6521/dawat )

Mir-e-matbakh: Chef and literally means “Prince of Kitchen“.  Mir mean prince in Arabic ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir_(title) )and Matbakh in Urdu ( https://meaningin.com/urdu-to-english/matbakh-in-english )

Huzoor : an Indian of high rank, or a title of respect for such a person  (https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/huzoor)

Parotta :Parotta or Porotta is a subcontinental layered flatbread made from Maida or Atta, alternatively known as flaky ribbon pancake. It is very common in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra (different southern states of India)and countries like Malaysia, United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka.  ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parotta )

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