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This hero of the street-food scene is beside the petrol station just across from the market. Delicious briani (rice cooked in a steel pot with various eastern spices and meat or fish) and 'kebabs' (salad, meat and sauce in a baguette) seem to emerge from the kitchen in factory proportions as fishers and hawkers queue for a midday meal.
Whether eating in or taking away, order at the small counter on the right as you enter. Kebabs come with or without chilli and are spectacularly good whichever way you have them.