February 1, 2019
Food festival, Milan Utsav to be held at Park Circus
This year, the State Government is organizing the Milan Utsav festival which will showcase some of the choicest foods from a wide range of cuisines in Kolkata.
The food festival will be held from February 1 to 4, 2019 at Park Circus Maidan from 12 noon till 9 pm in the evening.
The specialty of this food festival highlights the cultural confluence of various minority communities of Bangla. Cuisines of traditional specialties of different religious communities will be available at the festival.
The Muslim community is being represented by bakkarkhani, nihari, paya, nankhatai, kanji, biryani, kebab, etc.
The Christian community is being represented by cake, chicken and mutton roast, kopta curry, rose cookie, vindaloo, bread pudding, caramel custard, etc.
The Sikh community is being represented by makai ka roti, sarson ka saag, aloo paratha, muli paratha, fullgobi paratha, lassi, halwa, etc.
The Jain community is being represented by dhokla, khandui, unjiu, thepla, etc.
The Parsi community is being represented by dhansak, fish patia, papeta-par-eedu, dar-ni-pari, malido, lagan-nu-custard, etc.
The Buddhist community is being represented by Tibetan momo, various sweets, etc.
Apart from it being a food festival, a major attraction of the Milan Utsav is the presence of stalls for job fair, career counselling and job oriented counselling. Moreover, a health check-up centre is also being set up for the benefit of the visitors.
Source: Ei Samay