Not all thali's are eye candy. I ate lunch at a next to Maji basti, a in , . I went with my connection, who was from the village that became the . The person who drove us wouldn't eat here - which is probably as close as I was going to get to a review of the safety. Drinking water was stored in a large 50 gallon green container. The same water (likely non-potable) was used to wash hands and dishes - at a sink next to our table. The kitchen was literally a table next to our our seats. The was basic: rice, 1 subji (vegetable), 1 onion, some fritters, and a wonderful chicken curry. I was stuffed. 150 rupees for 2 people (US$2). 4.5 stars, for taste and value. I took 1/2 off because the only thing they offer as napkins are literally pieces of newspaper. ;) PS. My next stop was a pharmacy where I picked up cipro just in case.