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How to go about in Zürich West

Hi There, Grüezi, Chao, Namaste, Guten morgen, Bonjour I am exclusively writing this post on how to take the public transport (a tram) from the city center or down town Zürich to Zürich west or Kreis 5/District 5. Now a little bit about the background so that you understand the transport system. So here is the map of the Zones on this ZVV ticket machine (Zürcher Verkehrsbund/Zürich Transport Network), the colourful map is the Zone map. Zürich comes in zone 110 so you need to buy the ticket from any of the vending machines near the Tram stops or also from the SBB ticket office. You can either buy a one way ticket for 4.40 chf which is valid for one hour or you could also buy a 24 hours ticke

Baked Vedas/Falafel

We all love Falafel or Vedas. Mostly they are fried but I have tried to bake them and they came out as good as the fried ones. They are super simple to make, rich in protein and they can be used in a variety of ways. Here is what you will need for a whole tray full of Vedas. Ingredients: - 200 gms of yellow moong daal: (yellow lentils) soaked for about 2-3 hours - 1 red onion: finely chopped - 1 green chili: finely chopped - 1 zucchini: grated (big side of the grater) - handful of fresh coriander: chopped - big pinch of Asatofedita (heeng) - Salt to taste - 1/2 tsp red chili flakes - 1/2 tsp turmeric powder - 1 tsp black pepper: coarsely grounded - 1 tbsp oil Backing paper Method: 1. Soak t