Durga Puja in Kolkata stands unparalleled in its scale, grandeur, and cultural significance compared to celebrations in other cities. Kolkata the land of Bengalis celebrates Durga Puja like no other festival; the city dons a vibrant tapestry of lights, colors, and revelry. Among the many delights this festival brings, the culinary experience in Kolkata stands as a testament to its rich heritage and gastronomic prowess. Celebrating the honor of goddess Durga holds immense cultural and historical significance and dates back to 1757.
Kolkata is also renowned for its intricate and innovative Durga idols. Skilled artisans and sculptors work tirelessly to create awe-inspiring representations of the goddess and her entourage, leading to exceptional craftsmanship. The entire city is adorned with elaborate decorations, known as “pandals.” Each pandal competes to outdo the others in terms of creativity, theme, and execution, specific themes, often inspired by social, political, or cultural issues. These themes provide a platform for artistic expression and can be thought-provoking and engaging for visitors. Kolkata’s Durga Puja features a rich cultural calendar, including music, dance, drama, and art exhibitions. Renowned artists, both local and international, often perform during the festivities, offering a diverse cultural experience for attendees. The festivities continue throughout the night, with people thronging the streets to visit various pandals, enjoy cultural events, and savor traditional Bengali cuisine. The city truly comes alive during these nights.
When talking about food during Durga Puja how can we not talk about Chowman and the specially crafted menu, the grand celebration and madness like excitement. Chowman has curated scrumptious dishes including Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce, Pan Fried Chilli Prawn, Chilli Mountain Lobster, Schezwan orange roasted pork, Prawn in Oyster Sauce and many more. We at Chowman take the responsibility to make your puja days a little more special than it already is, bringing to you exclusive Pujo offers. A variety of flavors are present during Durga Puja. Exclusive late night offerings at Chowman till 2:00am along with free delivery only with Chowman app.
The culinary scene of the city comes to life at night, providing a feast for the senses and a celebration of Bengal’s illustrious past. A trip through taste and culture is guaranteed when you explore Chowman’s Durga Puja cuisine. These factors, among others, make Durga Puja in Kolkata a truly extraordinary celebration, and its cultural and historical significance continues to make it stand out as one of the most iconic festivals in India.
What’s most important is that not just the Bengalis but the entire city comes together to celebrates this festival, hence making this a celebration an exceptional in Kolkata. Let’s embark on a journey of happiness and culture this Durga Puja aliened with festivities, make unforgettable memories only with Chowman.