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Pure, pious platter at The Sonnet

Missing out on all the tasty fun during the holy month of Shravan? Head to Equinox restaurant at The Sonnet in Jamshedpur to dig into some spicy hot bharwan mirch ka pakoda followed by some dal-baati-churma to make the most of your chicken kebab-free days.

Titled Rangeelo Rajasthan, The Sonnet is organising a 16-day Rajasthani food festival from July 10 to dish out pure platters, sans even onion and garlic, for devotees who fast during Shravan considered the holiest month in the Hindu calendar.

The authentic pure-vegetarian platters, at Rs 500 each, comprises unique delicacies like bharwan mirch ka pakoda which has mashed potatoes stuffed inside large green chillies covered in gram flour and crisply fried apart from the evergreen missi rotis, seven vegetable preparations with dal, dal-baati-churma, Jodhpuri kofta, chane Jaisalmer ki, aloo mangodi and panchratan dal.

The other options on offer are vegetable pakodas, Jodhpuri mirch paneer, bharwa parwal, Bikaneri aloo bhujia and sweet Rajasthani pulao.

Those with the sweet tooth can taste churma, gulab jamuns, chhena malpuas and kesari shrikhands, which in Rajasthan is not considered a dessert and normally consumed before or during the main meal. There are three different combination of thalis from which the guests can choose from.