What’s a Durga Puja with out avenue meals? Irrespective of how a lot you’re full, you all the time appear to have slightly house in your tummies for some lip-smacking phuchkas, vibrant chaats or possibly simply an egg roll. Sure, Durga Puja in Kolkata isn’t just about pandal-hopping, dressing as much as the nines or hanging out with friends- additionally it is about meals. Go to any well-known pandal in Kolkata and you’re certain to seek out an array of avenue meals distributors lined up outdoors. A lot is the love for avenue meals in Kolkata, this 12 months, Kolkata determined to current its residents with a Phuchka-themed pandal.
Sure, you heard it proper! A Phuchka-Themed pandal- with glass bins full of these tiny balls of pleasure as they’re lined up together with phuchka items in sal-leaf cones put up as decors. This revolutionary pandal might be seen at Tala Park, Kolkata.
Phuchka-themed Durga Puja pandal at Tala Park, Kolkata. pic.twitter.com/UQnd7na0mz
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The pandal has been meticulously designed to showcase the complete means of making ready phuchka, from the preliminary steps of creation to their presentation in a glass field. It contains components reminiscent of rolling pins and boards, glass bins containing phuchkas, partitions adorned with this common fried delicacy, cane stands, and even phuchkas served in saal pata. The extent of consideration to element in each nook is really outstanding.
The artistic idea of this Durga Puja pandal in South Kolkata has garnered vital reward from netizens. One among them took to X (Previously Twitter) and wrote, “I’m amazed on the depth of creativity in India. Right here an entire pandal is fabricated from puchkas with artists from Bengal. I want to work on this space to spotlight the wealthy creativity of India. Tala Park I really like my India”
Whereas one other one mentioned, “Superb!! However within the humid subtropical climes, gained’t Phuchka get soggy? Am positive they have to’ve thought it over …want I might do a puja pandal hopping in Kolkata”
Not simply the pandal, the idol can be mesmerising. In shades of crimson and blue Maa Durga is seen in a yogic posture together with her kids in child varieties positioned beside and in entrance of her.
Durga Puja this 12 months can be held from October 20 (Mahashashthi) to October 24 (Vijay Dashami).