sir i fell off my couch reading this... Well I did not use the washroon to eat. I should have put it correctly. When I went to the washroom I I sneaked into the dining area n ate that cup of pulao. Thanks much for the detailed reply and motivation and sharing ekadashi thread. Yes I love that post office yours. Apologies for getting back late here. @Janakinarne so late to realize that your reply was in the quoted message. Thanks for that n the tips. Thanks Thyagu sir for pointing it out.