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Basil Indian & Thai Grill

Basil Indian & Thai Grill

117 Watchung Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043
973-358-7922

Open until 3:00 PM

Full Hours
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    "Plant Based for the Planet" Special

    Vegan Yellow Curry with Tofu- Special

    Lotus stem, onion, peppers, beans, and potatoes with coconut milk. Served with jasmine rice.

    $19.95

    Vegan Beyond Meat Kofta Curry - Special

    Beyond meat and potato dumplings cooked in a cashew and coconut creamy gravy.

    $19.95

    thai-appetizers

    THAI APPETIZERS

    CHICKEN SATAY

    Marinated grilled chicken on skewers serve with peanut dip.

    $12.95

    CHICKEN SATAY

    SWEET AND SOUR SHRIMP

    $15.95

    CHICKEN DUMPLINGS

    Steamed dumplings serve with tangy soy sauce.

    $11.95

    CHICKEN DUMPLINGS

    VEG SPRING ROLL

    $11.95

    VEG SPRING ROLL

    VEGETABLE DUMPLING(VEGAN)

    :(VEGAN) Steamed vegetable dumpling served with tangy soya sauce.

    $11.95

    VEGETABLE DUMPLING(VEGAN)
    indian-appetizers

    INDIAN APPETIZERS

    VEGETABLE SAMOSA(VEGAN)

    Crisp turnovers with spiced potatoes and green peas.

    $6.95

    VEGETABLE SAMOSA(VEGAN)

    TANDOORI WINGS

    Chicken wings marinated in tandoori spices and chargrilled in tandoor.

    $13.95

    TANDOORI WINGS

    SAMOSA CHAAT

    Crushed samosa deliciously filled with mildly spiced potatoes chana, green peas, and layered with chutney and sweet yogurt.

    $9.95

    SAMOSA CHAAT

    BASIL SPECIAL PEPPER SHRIMP

    Marinated shrimp tossed with shrimp, onion, pepper, and chef anil special spices.

    $15.95

    BASIL SPECIAL PEPPER SHRIMP

    GOBHI MANCHURIAN(VEGAN)

    Crispy cauliflower tossed with Manchurian sauce.

    $12.00

    GOBHI MANCHURIAN(VEGAN)

    CHICKEN 65

    Seasoned chicken cubes fried and tossed with tangy chili sauce and flavored with curry leaves.

    $13.95

    CHOLE ALOO TIKKI CHAAT

    (VEGAN) Potatoes patties layered With Chana, mint and tamarind chutney, garnish with sev

    $9.95

    MASALA CALAMARI (CHETINAD)

    Calamari tossed with onion, pepper in Chettinad sauce.

    $14.95

    MASALA CALAMARI (CHETINAD)

    HONEY CHILI CAULIFLOWER

    Crispy cauliflower tossed with honey chili garlic sauce.

    $12.95

    HONEY CHILI CAULIFLOWER

    CHICKEN LOLIPOP

    Fried chicken wings tossed in Manchurian or honey chilly garlic sauce.

    $14.95

    CHICKEN LOLIPOP

    GOBI MANCHURIAN

    Crispy cauliflower tossed in a sweet and sour chili sauce.

    $12.95

    CHICKEN MANCHURIAN

    Cubes of chicken marinated and deep fried and tossed with sweet and sour chili sauce

    $13.95

    HONEY CHILI CRISPY CHICKEN

    $13.95

    HONEY CHILI CRISPY CHICKEN
    vegan-appetizers

    VEGAN APPETIZERS

    VEGAN DRUMSTICK MANCHURIAN

    Soya protein drumstick with onion and tomato simmered in a sweet and sour chili sauce.

    $15.95

    VEGAN DRUMSTICK MANCHURIAN

    VEGAN PRAWN BALCHAO

    (VEGAN) A spicy and tangy dish made with vegan plant based protein flavored with pickled chilly and vinegar.

    $15.95

    CHICK`N 65 (VEGAN)

    A plant based soy protein tossed with tangy chilly sauce and flavored with Mustard,chilly and curry leaves.

    $15.95

    VEGAN CHILLI CHICK’N

    $14.95

    CHICK`N MANCHURIAN(VEGAN)

    A plant based soy protein with onion and bell peppers simmered in a sweet and sour chilly sauce.

    $15.95

    indochinese-appetizers

    INDO-CHINESE APPETIZERS

    CHILI PANEER

    Marinated cubes of paneer tossed with onion, bell pepper, and chili garlic sauce.

    $13.00

    CHILI PANEER

    CHICKEN MANCHURIAN

    Cubes of chicken marinated & deep fried and tossed with Manchurian sauce.

    $13.95

    CHILI CHICKEN

    Cubes of chicken marinated and deep fried and tossed with onion,pepper and soy chili sauce.

    $13.95

    CHILI CHICKEN
    salads

    SALADS

    THAI GREEN PAPAYA SALAD (VEGAN)

    Shredded papaya, string beans, tomatoes, and peanuts, served with Thai chili lime dressing.

    $13.95

    THAI GREEN PAPAYA SALAD (VEGAN)

    GRILLED CORN KACHUMBER SALAD (VEGAN)

    Grilled corn tossed with tomatoes, onion, cucumber, and peppers with special house dressing.

    $11.95

    GRILLED CORN KACHUMBER SALAD (VEGAN)
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    INDO-CHINESE RICE & NOODLES

    HAKKA NOODLE

    Noodles tossed with fresh vegetables, soy, chili, and vinegar.

    $15.95

    HAKKA NOODLE

    PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

    Steamed rice tossed with fresh vegetables, pineapple, ginger, garlic, soy, and chili.

    $15.95

    PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

    CHILI GARLIC NOODLE

    Noodles tossed with fresh vegetables and chili garlic sauce.

    $15.95

    CHILI GARLIC NOODLE

    SZECHUAN FRIED RICE

    Steamed rice tossed with fresh vegetables and Szechuan sauce.

    $15.95

    SZECHUAN FRIED RICE
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    THAI CLASSICS RICE & NOODLE

    PAD THAI

    Rice noodle, bean sprout, scallion, red onion, fried egg and fish sauce.

    $15.95

    PAD THAI

    BASIL FRIED RICE

    Jasmine rice tossed with onion, bell peppers, basil and fried egg.

    $15.95

    BASIL FRIED RICE

    PAD KEE MAO (THAI DRUNKEN NOODLES)

    Rice noodle, red pepper, green onion, basil, ginger, garlic and soy sauce.

    $15.95

    PAD KEE MAO (THAI DRUNKEN NOODLES)

    THAI FRIED RICE

    Jasmine rice tossed with broccoli, onion, tomato and fried egg.

    $15.95

    THAI FRIED RICE
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    THAI CLASSIC CURRY ENTREE

    THAI GREEN CURRY

    Heart of palm, eggplant, pineapple and basil, coconut milk served with jasmine rice.

    $16.95

    THAI GREEN CURRY

    MASSAMAN CURRY

    Lotus seeds, onion, peanut, coconut milk and grilled potatoes served with jasmine rice.

    $16.95

    MASSAMAN CURRY

    THAI RED CURRY

    Bamboo shoot, eggplant, string beans, and basil with coconut milk served with jasmine rice.

    $16.95

    THAI RED CURRY
    indochinese-entree

    INDO-CHINESE ENTREE

    MANCHURIAN (GRAVY)

    A thick sauce with chopped onion, peppers, chili, ketchup, and vinegar. (Served with jasmine rice).

    $16.95

    CHILI GARLIC (GRAVY)

    A spicy tangy sauce with onion, bell peppers, chili, garlic, and rice vinegar. (Served with jasmine rice).

    $16.95

    SZECHUAN (GRAVY)

    A thick and bold savory hot tangy sauce made with Szechuan peppercorn. (Served with jasmine rice).

    $16.95

    tandoori-grill

    TANDOORI GRILL

    PANEER TIKKA

    Indian cottage cheese, onion and bell pepper marinated with yogurt and spices grilled in tandoor.

    $19.95

    PANEER TIKKA

    BASIL CHICKEN TIKKA

    Boneless chicken thigh cubes in green ground spices and grilled in tandoor

    $19.95

    BHATTI KA MURGH (TANDOORI CHICKEN)

    Half chicken marinated in lemon, yogurt, and tandoori spices and roasted in clay oven.

    $19.95

    BHATTI KA MURGH (TANDOORI CHICKEN)

    AJWANI SALMON TIKKA

    Cubes of fresh salmon marinated with lemon, yogurt, and spices flavored with carom seed. Chargrilled in a clay oven.

    $24.95

    MALAI CHICKEN TIKKA

    Boneless chicken Pieces cubes in creamy yogurt mixture seasoned with spices and chargrilled in tandoor.

    $19.95

    LAMB BOTI KABAB

    Small chunks of boneless lamb marinated in fresh ground spices, yogurt,skewered and grilled in a clay oven.

    $24.95

    ACHARI CHICKEN TIKKA

    Boneless chicken breast marinated in yogurt and pickled spices and grilled in tandoor.

    $19.95

    chicken-entree

    CHICKEN ENTREE

    DHABA CHICKEN CURRY

    Chicken curry cooked in homestyle gravy with special indian spices.

    $19.95

    CHICKEN SAAGWALA

    Tender pieces of chicken cooked with spinach, herbs, and indian spices.

    $20.95

    CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

    Tender boneless Chicken Pieces pieces grilled in clay oven and simmered in a creamy tomato and yogurt sauce with herbs and indian spices.

    $20.95

    CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

    CHICKEN VINDALOO

    A goan specialty chicken marinated with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy.

    $20.95

    BRITISH BALTI CHICKEN

    An anglo-indian specialty. Boneless chicken tossed with bell pepper, mushroom, onion and tomato gravy flavored with fennel.

    $20.95

    MADRAS PEPPER CHICKEN

    Chicken cooked with onion, tomato, and coconut milk flavored with mustard, chilly and curry leaves.

    $20.95

    MADRAS PEPPER CHICKEN

    SHAHI CHICKEN KORMA

    Tender chicken pieces cooked in mildly spiced creamy yogurt gravy.

    $20.95

    CHICKEN KALI MIRCH

    Tender pieces of chicken tossed in a creamy sauce flavored with freshly ground peppercorn.

    $20.95

    MANGO CHICKEN

    Boneless chicken pieces cooked in onion and tomato gravy flavored with black cumin seeds and mango sauce.

    $20.95

    DELHI WALA CHICKEN CHANGEZI

    One of the most popular mughlai dishes from old Delhi. Roasted bone in chicken cooked with rich tomato based gravy, cashew nuts and indian species.

    $25.95

    DELHI WALA CHICKEN CHANGEZI

    BUTTER CHICKEN

    Grilled boneless chicken tossed in a creamy tomato and yogurt sauce with julline of bell peppers.

    $21.95

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    LAMB / GOAT

    LAMB ROGAN JOSH

    Tender lamb pieces cooked with onion and tomato gravy and traditional Kashmiri spices.

    $21.95

    GOAT SAAGWALA

    Lamb or goat meat cooked with spinach, herbs and Indian spices.

    $22.95

    LAMB BUTTER MASALA

    Boneless lamb, in a creamy tomato, and yogurt sauce with herbs and Indian spices.

    $22.95

    LAMB VINDALOO

    Goan specialty lamb or goat meat marinated with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy

    $22.95

    LAMB BHUNA

    A semi-dry preparation,where the meat is slow-cooked in a reddish-brown thick gravy flavored with cilantro.

    $22.95

    GOAT VINDALOO

    Goan specialty lamb or goat meat marinated with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy

    $22.95

    SHAHI KORMA LAMB

    Tender juicy meat pieces cooked in a creamy yogurt cashew sauce

    $22.95

    RAJPUTANA LAAL MAANS

    A traditional mutton curry that hails from the royal kitchens of Rajasthan, India, cooked with yogurt and hot mathania chillies.

    $22.95

    SHAHI KORMA GOAT

    Tender juicy meat pieces cooked in a creamy yogurt cashew sauce

    $22.95

    HANDI GOAT MASALA

    Goat meat marinated with paste of spices, slow cooked in a sealed pot

    $22.95

    LAMB SAAGWALA

    Lamb or goat meat cooked with spinach, herbs and Indian spices.

    $22.95

    vegetarian-entrees

    VEGETARIAN ENTREES

    DHABA DAL FRY

    Yellow lentils cooked with onions, tomato, garlic, fresh herbs and spices.

    $16.95

    DHABA DAL FRY

    PANEER KALIMIRCH

    Cubes of paneer tossed in a creamy sauce flavored with freshly ground black peppers.

    $19.95

    LANGARWALI DAL

    Mixed lentil cooked with onions,tomato flavored with fresh coriander and clarified butter.Usually served in the langar in punjab (india).

    $17.95

    SHAHI MALAI KOFTA

    Cottage cheese and vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich and creamy gravy.

    $19.95

    SHAHI MALAI KOFTA

    AMRITSARI CHANA MASALA (VEGAN)

    Chickpea cooked with onion, tomato, ginger, and Indian spices.

    $18.95

    AMRITSARI CHANA MASALA (VEGAN)

    METHI MALAI KOFTA

    $19.95

    METHI MALAI KOFTA

    PANEER BUTTER MASALA

    Cubes of paneer simmered in a rich yogurt and tomato gravy and flavored with butter.

    $19.95

    PANEER BUTTER MASALA

    MUTTER PANEER

    Cubes of paneer cooked with green peas, onion, tomato, and Indian spices.

    $19.95

    KADAI PANEER

    Cubes of paneer cooked with onion, bell pepper, tomato, and Indian spices.

    $19.95

    DAL MAKHANI

    Black lentils cooked with onion, tomato, herbs, and indian spices flavored with asafoetida.

    $18.95

    BHINDI ANARDANA (VEGAN)

    Fresh okra tossed with onion, tomato, and flavored with mango powder and pomegranate seed.

    $18.95

    BHINDI ANARDANA (VEGAN)

    ALOO GOBI MATAR (VEGAN)

    Cubes of potato and green peas simmered in spiced tomato gravy.

    $18.95

    PALAK PANEER

    Diced paneer cooked with pureed fresh spinach and flavored with Indian spices.

    $19.95

    PALAK PANEER
    vegan-specialties

    VEGAN SPECIALTIES

    VEGAN DRUMSTICK TIKKA MASALA

    Grilled soy protein drumstick simmered in a coconut tomato gravy flavored with herbs and spices.

    $21.95

    VEGAN DRUMSTICK TIKKA MASALA

    VEGAN PROTEIN COCONUT CURRY

    Soya protein cooked in a coconut based gravy with onion and tomato flavored with mustard seeds and curry leaves

    $20.95

    VEGAN PROTEIN MIX VEG BIRYANI

    Basmati rice cooked with soy protein and mixed vegetables flavored with saffron, rosewater, and mint.

    $21.95

    CHICK`N VINDALOO (VEGAN)

    Soya protein combined with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy

    $20.95

    CAULIFLOWER KORMA (VEGAN)

    Florets of cauliflower cooked in mildly spiced creamy coconut and cashew gravy flavored with cardamom

    $18.95

    VEGAN PROTEIN JALFREZI

    Soya protein tossed with onion and bell pepper cooked in a sweet and sour gravy

    $20.95

    VEGAN DAL TARKA

    Yellow lentils cooked with onion, tomato, garlic, fresh herbs, and spices.

    $16.95

    VEGAN DAL TARKA

    VEGAN PROTEIN SAAGWALA

    Soya protein cooked with onion, tomato, and spinach flavored with Indian herbs and spices

    $20.95

    VEGAN CHANA SAAG

    Chickpeas cooked with onion, tomato, and spinach flavored with ginger and indian spices.

    $18.95

    VEGAN KADAI PRAWN

    A plant based protein cooked with onion, tomato ,peppers and flavored with dry roast spices

    $20.95

    VEGAN CORN SAAG

    Corn kernel cooked with onion, tomato and spinach flavored with ginger and indian spices.

    $18.95

    VEGAN GOAN PRAWN CURRY

    A plant based protein(prawn) cooked in a traditional goan curry

    $20.95

    CHICK`N MANGO CURRY (VEGAN)

    Soya protein cooked in a mango based gravy with onion, tomato, and indian spices

    $20.95

    VEGAN PROTEIN AND TOFU TIKKA MASALA

    Plant based vegan meat protein and tofu simmered in a coconut tomato gravy seasoned with Indian herbs and spices.

    $21.95

    CHICK`N KORMA (VEGAN)

    Soya protein cooked in mildly spiced creamy coconut and cashew gravy flavored with cardamom

    $18.95

    VEGAN TOFU PALAK

    Cubes of tofu fried and cooked with spinach seasoned with indian spices.

    $18.95

    biryani

    BIRYANI

    HYDRABADI CHICKEN DUM BIRYANI

    Basmati rice cooked with succulent pieces of chicken on a slow fire in dum style flavored with saffron, rosewater, and mint.

    $21.95

    HANDI DUM VEGETABLE BIRYANI

    Basmati rice cooked with vegetable gravy on a slow fire in dum style and flavored with aromatic Indian herbs and spices.

    $20.95

    KASHMIRI LAMB BIRYANI

    Basmati rice combined with lamb cooked in dum style, flavored with saffron, rosewater, and mint.

    $23.95

    HANDI DUM SHRIMP BIRYANI

    Basmati rice cooked with shrimp on a slow fire in dum style and flavored with aromatic indian herbs and spices.

    $23.95

    HANDI DUM GOAT BIRYANI

    Basmati rice and goat meat cooked together on a slow fire in dum style flavored with authentic biryani spices.

    $23.95

    seafood

    SEAFOOD

    KERALA SALMON MOILEE

    A kerala style fish curry where salmon is cooked with coconut-based gravy flavored with curry leaves.

    $23.95

    KADAI SHRIMP

    Shrimp tossed with bell pepper, onion, and tomato gravy flavored with grounded spices.

    $23.95

    SALMON BUTTER MASALA

    $23.95

    SHRIMP SAAGWALA

    $23.95

    SHRIMP BUTTER MASALA

    $23.95

    GOAN SHRIMP CURRY

    Shrimp cooked in coconut and onion based gravy flavored with traditional goan spices.

    $23.95

    rice-speciality

    RICE SPECIALITY

    JEERA RICE

    $5.95

    LEMON RICE

    $5.95

    JASMINE RICE

    $3.95

    PEAS PULAO

    $6.95

    BASMATI RICE

    $3.95

    KASHMIRI PULAO

    $8.95

    soups

    SOUPS

    TOM YUM SOUP

    Hot And Sour Broth With Onion, Mushroom, Tomatoes. Seasoned With Kaffir Lime Leaves, Galangal, Lemongrass And Fish Sauce.

    $8.95

    COCONUT CURRY SOUP

    Coconut Curry Broth With Noodles, Beansprout, Seasoned With Lemongrass, Ginger, Garlic, And Fish Sauce.

    $8.95

    SWEET CORN SOUP

    (VEGAN)Cream Of Sweet Corn With Vegetable And Seasoning.

    $7.95

    breads

    BREADS

    NAAN

    Indian flat bread baked in tandoori clay oven.

    $4.95

    PANEER KULCHA

    Indian flat bread baked in tandoori clay oven.

    $6.95

    GARLIC NAAN

    White flour bread flavored with fresh garlic and coriander.

    $5.95

    TANDOORI ROTI

    Whole wheat flour bread.

    $4.95

    CHEESE NAAN

    : Bread stuffed with cheese.

    $6.95

    LACCHA PARATHA

    Multi layered whole wheat flour bread.

    $5.95

    LACCHA PARATHA

    CHILI GARLIC NAAN

    $6.95

    CHILI GARLIC NAAN

    MINT PARATHA

    Mint flavored multi layered whole wheat flour bread.

    $6.95

    MINT PARATHA

    ROSEMARY NAAN

    White flour bread infused with rosemary and olive oil.

    $5.95

    accompaniments

    ACCOMPANIMENTS

    RAITA

    Fresh yogurt with chopped vegetable and spices.

    $5.95

    LACCHA PYAAZ

    Onion, chilies, and lemon with chaat masala.

    $2.95

    PAPADUM

    Crisp lentil wafers.

    $3.95

    MANGO CHUTNEY

    Sweet and sour mango with Indian spices.

    $3.95

    MIXED PICKLE

    $2.95

    desserts

    DESSERTS

    GULAB JAMUN

    Homemade khoya and flour dumpling soaked in rose flavored sweet syrup.

    $5.95

    GULAB JAMUN

    KHEER

    kheer is a luscious and creamy rice pudding that combines the rice and milk and flavored with nuts and spices.

    $5.95

    KULFI

    $5.95

    KULFI

    COCONUT STICKY RICE WITH MANGO

    Khao niao mamuang. glutinous sticky rice seasoned with coconut milk served with Mangoes.

    $6.95

    kids-menu

    KIDS MENU

    CHICKEN TENDERS

    Chicken tender pieces with mild spices, breaded and deep fried until golden brown. Served with fries.

    $9.95

    MASALA FRIES

    Potato french fries with a touch of mild spices.

    $5.95

    SHRIMP TENDER

    Shrimp pieces with mild spices,breaded and deep fried until golden brown.Served with fries.

    $11.95

    NUTELLA NAAN

    Indian flat bread with nutella spread.

    $6.95

    CRISPY FRIED CHICKEN WINGS

    chicken wings with mild spices,breaded and deep fried until golden brown.Served with fries and honey chilly garlic dip.

    $11.95

    beverages

    BEVERAGES

    MANGO LASSI

    $4.95

    ICE TEA

    Unsweetened ice tea

    $3.50

    STRAWBERRY LASSI

    $4.95

    STRAWBERRY FLAVORED SODA

    Special soda flavored with strawberry

    $3.50

    STRAWBERRY FLAVORED SODA

    BASIL SEED MANGO DRINK

    $4.95

    BASIL SEED MANGO DRINK

    PASSIONFRUIT FLAVOURED SODA

    Special soda flavored with passionfruit.

    $3.50

    PASSIONFRUIT FLAVOURED SODA

    BASIL SEED LICHI DRINK

    :Lychee drink flavored with basil seed.

    $4.95

    BASIL SEED LICHI DRINK

    TEA

    $3.00

    THUMBS UP

    Indian Soda

    $3.50

    COFFEE

    $3.00

    LIMCA

    Indian Soda

    $3.50

    FLAT WATER

    $2.00

    SODAS

    Ask for our selection

    $2.50

    SPARKLING WATER

    $3.50

    indian-lunch-specials

    INDIAN LUNCH SPECIALS

    Available from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Served with basmati rice, veg and dal of the day, dessert, and naan at extra cost.

    VEG LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Aloo Saag and Aloo gobi mattar

    $14.00

    CHICKEN LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Dhaba chicken curry and Chicken TIkka Masala.

    $14.95

    CHICKEN LUNCH SPECIAL

    VEGAN LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Chana Saag and Vegan Protein Tofu Tikka Masala.

    $14.00

    LAMB LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Lamb Rogan josh and Shahi Lamb korma.

    $15.95

    PANEER LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Palak Paneer and Paneer Butter Masala.

    $13.95

    SHRIMP LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Shrimp Saagwala and Shrimp Butter Masala.

    $15.95

    thai-combo-lunch-special

    THAI COMBO LUNCH SPECIAL

    Available from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Served with Jasmine rice, spring roll, house salad and dessert.

    THAI VEG LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Thai Red Curry and Thai Green Curry.

    $13.95

    THAI VEG LUNCH SPECIAL

    THAI SHRIMP LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Massaman Curry and Thai Red curry.

    $16.95

    THAI CHICKEN LUNCH SPECIAL

    Choice of Thai Red and Thai Green Curry

    $15.95

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