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Treat your ‘jamais’ and ‘boumas’ to a lavish meal at these Kolkata restaurants on Jamai Sasthi

From Bengali-style basanti pulao, mutton kosha, kakra jhal and non-Bengali picks to yummy sweet treats — there’s something for everyone!

Jaismita Alexander | Published 11.06.24, 06:35 PM
Don't miss the special Jamai Sasthi spreads on offer at various Kolkata restaurants

Don't miss the special Jamai Sasthi spreads on offer at various Kolkata restaurants

Bengalis love their baro mashe tero parbon and leave no opportunity to make the most of every festival. From enjoying a sumptuous meal to having hearty conversations — Jamai Sasthi is one such event for families to gather and celebrate. So, don’t waste this precious time cooking in the kitchen, as My Kolkata has compiled a list of places in and around Kolkata, where you can spend a quality family time over a delicious meal — for both lunch and dinner. And guess what? There’s a thali recommendation for every kind of jamai too!

Jamai and Bouma Sasthi at Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor

Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor has come up with a unique initiative where you can pamper both your sons-in-law and daughters-in-law with a lavish lunch or dinner spread. The restaurant is offering a Sasthi special shareable thali that includes more than 18 delicious dishes, such as Bengali-style Basanti Pulao, Mutton Kosha, Kakra Jhal and more. Excited?

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Date: June 12 (lunch and dinner)

Pocket pinch: Rs 1,399

Address: Across all outlets of Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor

Keep it traditional with Kasturi Restaurant’s new buffet

Looking for a traditional Bangladeshi spread? Popular Bengali restaurant, Kasturi, has curated a special buffet menu for Jamai Sasthi. The buffet features an elaborate selection of starters, main courses and desserts. For starters, enjoy Kasturi’s famous Gondhoraj Chicken Fry, Mochar Chop and Diamond Fish Fry. The main course offers authentic flavours with dishes like Dhakai Chicken Bhuna, Mutton Kosha, Bhetki Paturi, Prawn Malai Curry and more. And to beat the heat, there’s Aam Panna Shorbot too.

Date: June 12, 11am - 11pm

Pocket pinch: Rs 1,199

Address: Garia and Hatibagan outlets only

Those living the ‘2 States’ life, head to Tamarind

This Jamai Sasthi, Tamarind has merged the flavours of north and south and have crafted a thali to celebrate the diversity

This Jamai Sasthi, Tamarind has merged the flavours of north and south and have crafted a thali to celebrate the diversity

If you have a jamai or bouma who is from south or north India, then there is a perfect menu at Tamarind. This Jamai Sasthi, Tamarind has merged the flavours of north and south and crafted a thali to celebrate the diversity. You will get a warm welcome with a Basant Neer, which is Tamarind’s signature welcome drink made with coconut water blended with honey. The starters include Meen Porichadu, a Keralite dish where boneless fish is marinated in southern spices, and Chicken Malai Kebab. For the main course, get to taste the delicious Badshahi Pulao, Mutton Bhuna, Seegdi Vila Korma and more.

Date: June 12 (lunch and dinner)

Pocket pinch: Rs 850 (plus GST)

Address: 177 Sarat Bose Road

Pamper your biryani-loving jamai at Aminia

Celebrations in Kolkata seem incomplete without biryani. While you enjoy the rituals and a traditional Bengali meal for lunch, you can deviate a bit for your biryani-loving jamai. Aminia offers a special mutton platter featuring their bestselling Mutton Biryani with eggs, Mutton Chap, Mutton Handi, Mutton Barrah Kebab, Mutton Galawati Kebab, Aminia Special Paratha, Butter Naan, and other accompaniments. There are also other options like the Chicken Platter, Hyderabadi Platter, and Lucknowi Platter — a lavish feast indeed! That apart, there is a summer-special beverage called Sharbat-e-Azam, made with various herbs, fruits and vegetable juices.

Date: June 12 (lunch and dinner)

Pocket pinch (for four): Rs 2,199 onwards (plus GST)

Address: Available in Kolkata’s Rajarhat, Hatibagan, Golpark and Behala outlets

For a getaway meal, head to Jhore Jole Jongole

A long-drive and an authentic feast amidst the natural beauty of Sunderbans — sounds exciting, right? Jhore Jole Jongole, an eco-friendly resort in Jharkhali, Sunderbans, is hosting a special Jamai Sasthi celebration this year. They are featuring elaborate feasts with authentic Bengali dishes, including Chingri Malai Curry, Katla Macher Kalia, Kakrar Jhal, Sorshe Mach and Desi Murgir Jhol. The best part? All the dishes feature locally-sourced, organic ingredients. You can also visit the tiger rescue centre nearby or participate in other interesting activities at the resort.

Date: June 12 and 13

Pocket pinch: 1 Night 2 Days for Rs 2,999 per person all inclusive

Address: Jharkhali, Sundarbans, Plot No 126, South 24 Parganas - 743312

A five-star brunch and dinner at The Oberoi Grand

Relish an array of Bengali dishes and sweets at The Oberoi Grand

Relish an array of Bengali dishes and sweets at The Oberoi Grand

Head straight to The Oberoi Grand to indulge in a Jamai Sasthi special buffet brunch or an à la carte dinner at their in-house restaurant, threesixtythree⁰. Enjoy traditional Bengali delicacies at the brunch buffet, featuring an array of Bengali dishes and sweets. For dinner, explore exquisite dishes from around the world.

Date: June 12 (brunch 12.30-3pm; and dinner from 7.30pm)

Pocket pinch: Rs 2,500 plus taxes per person

Address: 15, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala

Contact: +91 33 2249 2323 for table reservations

Mukh mishti with Balaram Mullick and Radharaman Mullick 

Surprise your son-in-law with special Jamai Sasthi Sandesh, Mango Gelato, Mango Sorer Roll and Tres Leches from Balaram Mullick and Radharaman Mullick. The Mango Gelato is made from fresh mangoes pulp while the Mango Sorer Roll is a delicate pastry that encases a rich mango cream. Indulge in the decadence of the Tres Leches cake, a moist sponge cake soaked in milk. Conclude your meal with a sweet platter and see the sweet smile appearing on the faces of your loved ones.

Date: Till June 16

Pocket pinch (for two): Rs 300

Address: Available across all outlets in Kolkata

Last updated on 11.06.24, 06:35 PM
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