New Delhi October 18 dmanewsdesk: Step into the enchanting world of Durga Puja, where traditions and flavours merge for a cultural celebration. This isn’t just any festival; it’s a grand ode to devotion, a symphony of colours, and a culinary experience like no other. As you find yourself miles away from the bustling streets of Kolkata, six home chefs in Delhi and Mumbai are on a mission to bring Bengal’s rich traditions and culinary delights to your doorstep. Each one of them is a storyteller, preserving the very essence of Puja in every dish. Let’s embark on a fascinating journey that weaves together the flavours of Bengal, the vibrancy of Durga Puja, and the passion of these home chefs who are redefining festive dining.
Home Chefs Offering Bengali Delights For Durga Puja
1. Bengali Love Cafe
You’re in the heart of Delhi, but with every bite, you’re transported to the enchanting lanes of Kolkata during Durga Puja. Bengali Love Cafe is your gateway to an authentic Bengali culinary experience, reminiscent of the cherished recipes that have been passed down through generations. The wafting aromas of spices and the rich, enticing flavours bring to life the essence of Bengal right in your home. It’s not just a meal; it’s a journey through time and tradition.
Cost: ₹1,100 (For two)
2. Babo’s Home Kitchen
In the hustle and bustle of Delhi, where time seems to fly, Babo’s Home Kitchen stands still to uphold the true essence of Bengali cuisine. Here, it’s not about churning out masses of dishes; it’s about crafting every meal to perfection, ensuring that each bite is a symphony of flavours. They only accept 24-hour pre-orders to guarantee that you get a taste of Bengal that’s worth the wait.
Cost: ₹500 (For two)
3. Kitchen Tales By Somma Ghosh
Durga Puja is not just a festival; it’s a grand spectacle of devotion and cultural richness. Mumbai’s home chef, Somma Ghosh, takes you on a gastronomic journey, mirroring the grandeur of this festival. With a meticulously curated Mahabhoj menu, she ensures that your Puja celebrations are nothing short of divine. From the welcoming of the goddess with an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies to the special Bhog offerings, get ready for a slice of divinity right at your doorstep.
Cost: à la carte menu starting at ₹180
4. Hungry Cat Kitchen
During Durga Puja, you dress up, celebrate, and feast in the name of the Goddess. But feasting doesn’t have to be complicated, thanks to Hungry Cat Kitchen. Their Bhoj Box is a carefully crafted Bengali culinary experience. Whether you prefer vegetarian or non-vegetarian options, this meal box is a hassle-free indulgence for one. It’s not just a meal; it’s a Puja celebration, thoughtfully packed and ready to share with friends, family, or colleagues at work.
Cost: ₹900/- (Pujor bhoj box)
5. Madhumita Pyne
Durga Puja is a time for Bengalis to indulge in their culinary treasures, and Madhumita Pyne is here to help you do just that. Their menu is a treasure trove of mouthwatering Bengali delicacies that cater to both popular and unique, uncommon dishes. Celebrate the spirit of Durga Puja with a Bengali feast that is designed to create lasting memories. Whether you’re in the mood for timeless classics or adventurous flavours, Madhumita Pyne has something to tantalise your taste buds.
Cost: à la carte menu starting at ₹180
6. Gitika’s PakGhor
Mumbai’s Gitika Saikia has a mission to showcase her native Assamese cuisine. But during Durga Puja, she goes the extra mile by offering special Bengali delights. It’s a fascinating fusion of flavours, where you can explore the tastes of Assam and Bengal under one roof. This unique blend not only satisfies your palate but also reflects the diversity and unity of the Indian culinary landscape.
Cost: à la carte menu starting at ₹250
These home chefs bring you the vibrant colours and flavours of Bengal’s culinary and cultural traditions.