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OTDC's Nimantran to serve vegetarian platter during Rath Yatra

OTDC's Nimantran to serve vegetarian platter during Rath Yatra


, Sunday, 7 July 2024 (10:52 IST)
Bhubaneswar: In a novel initiative to celebrate the festive spirit of Rath Jatra, a special vegetarian platter was launched at Nimantran Bhubaneswar, owned by Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC).
This platter contains more than 15 dishes, unlimited food without onion & garlic inspired by the festival, and will be exclusively served from July 7 to July 15 at Nimantran Bhubaneswar.
The Department of Tourism along with Odisha Tourism Development Corporation have been taking strategic strides over the years to popularise Odia culture, festival and cuisine among the masses.
OTDC sources said through Nimantran, which is an authentic Odia-cuisine restaurant, a special vegetarian platter has been curated with an aim to popularise Odia Sattvik Cuisine generally consumed by the masses during the holi festival of Rath Jatra in the state.
The menu is not fixed, and every day, during the festive period, Nimantran will serve a variety of authentic Odia dishes as part of this platter, and patrons can eat as much as they desire per sitting.
The menu consisted of authentic dishes such as steamed rice, kanika, dalma, poori, besara, saga and pachedi Apart from sweet dishes like Khasta Mitha, Chenna Mitha, khiri, and dahi torani as beverages.
The restaurant will not serve any non-vegetarian, or a la carte menu dishes during this period.
This special vegetarian platter will be served both during lunch and dinner.
OTDC General Manager Dr. Lalatendu Sahoo, Executive Chef Nimantran Sanjoy Sarkar, and other officials of Department of Tourism & OTDC were present during the inauguration.

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