Jamshedpur : The Durga Puja, truly, is the time for enjoying some wonderful delicacies. Imagine having melt-in-the-mouth dishes at the back drop of soothing music in serene atmosphere and bestowed with surprise gifts too. Your puja is set to be memorable this season as Jamshedpur�s leading hotels and restaurants have made elaborate plans to serve the food lovers of the city.
The Sonnet is offering buffet starting from Rs 600 includes food from live counters too. The festival will be on from Ashtami and Navami . Due to the the Navratra there is also a provision for no-onion, no-garlic food for the veggies.
Hotel Wave International on NH-33 and The Blues at Sakchi has organised a special a la carte on Bengali preparations. The hotel owner believes that this is a time when elderly people wants to eat outside but without experimenting much.
So, the Bengali dishes will�make them satisfied and comfortable. Dishes like maachher jhol, bhaat, posto and kasa mangsho will be found at both the hotels from Oct 11 to Oct 14.
This apart, the normal preparations of chinese and continental will be there. Hotel Citi Inn too has planned a festival Bangalir Bhuribhoj from Oct 9 to Oct 19.
Hotel officials said that in Jamshedpur, Durga Puja is just not a festival of a particular community but people of every community celebrate it with zeal.
This is the reason why people from every age group participate in the festival. The Blues Restaurant Hotel Wave International, Citi Inn, Ganga Regency have all decided to dole out varieties of delicacies for the occasion.
�As far as the dishes are concerned, they are simply mouth-watering during the festive season.
I would love dine during the Durga Puja , said Sushmita, a student.Hotels are are stocked with Bengali specialties like sandesh, mishit doi, langcha and rasgullas for the busiest week of the year.
�During Durga Puja, not just Bengalis, but the entire city gorges on traditional Bengali mithaai. It is like celebrating Diwali twice a year,� said another hotel official.
While Bengalis welcome the Goddess Durga with homemade sweets and traditional dishes, other sweet shops across the city are tuning their flavours to match the Bengali festival. Some are even offering as many as 15 to 20 different varieties of Bengali sweets.