Best Dishes to Try In Silchar During Durga Puja 2024

There is the fragrance in the air and the drums and chanting can be heard throughout the streets. Here is that wonderful time of the year once again; Durga Puja is celebrated in all of North East India but most vigorously in the Northeast. It is for five days that the goddess Durga is invited into people’s homes and pandals to bless them with her divine force. But how else would you like to celebrate than by enjoying some delicious food?
Durga Puja is celebrated in the city of Silchar in Assam in its style. The streets are illuminated with colourful lights and decorations as the community celebrates the glory of good overcoming evil. Silchar also has a few signature items that are a mandate in the festive season. Therefore, for all foodies in the world, some of the best dishes that you should never miss tasting while in Silchar during Durga Puja are as follows:

Here are some of the delicious foods you can have when you visit Silchar during puja.

01. Samosa of Kishan Sweets

Samosa of Kishan Sweets

Fast food is the first this one has when he/she starts his/ her puja evening. Samosa is considered one of the best fast food and Kishan Sweets serves you the best samosa, this fast-food center also serves a range of dishes such as ‘Kachori’, ‘Dahi Wada ‘, and also delicious sweets like ‘barfee’, ‘rasgulla’ etc.

02. Momos of Jhalupara

Momos of Jhalupara

Ask any resident of Silchar about the best momos of Silchar, and every person in one tune will say, the momos of Jhalupara are the best. There are several momo shops in the Jhalupara and every shop will serve you delicious momo. While pandal hopping you want to have a momo then visit Jhalupara and enjoy delicious momos.

03. Egg roll

This is a very familiar dish to most people, not only in Silchar but in the entire Barak Valley. Without having an egg roll seems like puja is not complete. Probably egg roll is the most sold dish during puja in Barak Valley. There is no specific place in Silchar where one can find the best egg roll, almost every fast food centre serves this dish and the taste of this amazing dish is almost the same in every place.

04. Chow Mein

Probably another one of the most popular dishes in the Silchar and also in the region. This dish can also be found almost in every fast food center and people love to have this dish yes this is also one of the must-try dishes in the Silchar during the puja. There are a variety of chow mein dishes like veg, nonveg, chicken chow mein, egg chow mein, etc. Every variety of this dish tastes great.

05. Chaap


Chaap is also quite a famous dish and also readily available in almost every fast food shop. People love to have this dish and like Chow mein, Chaap also has several varieties such as egg chaap, vegetable chaap, chicken chaap, etc. The taste of this delicious dish is great.

06. Biryani

Biryani Silchar

A must-try dish and probably the most loved dish among the people of Silchar. Biryani is a dish that is loved by people of every age group and this dish has also become a source of enjoyment for the people of the Silchar. During Puja biryani is available in every restaurant in the Silchar one can find this delicious dish even in the street food stalls during the puja. The taste of biryani in every place is great but as per the locals of the Silchar, the taste of the biryani in a restaurant called Nawab is one of the best biryani on the Silchar.

07. Chili Chicken

Chilli Chichen

This traditional Indian dish is a sweet or savory crispy appetizer made from chicken, garlic, and bell peppers. This mixture is marinated in chili and soya sauce. This Dish is loved by the people of Silchar and can also be considered as one of the popular dishes among the people of Silchar and you can also add this to the mast eat food list of yours.

08. Roti Tarka

 Roti Tarka

This dish is probably the most loved dish among the people of Silchar when it comes to Dhaba food. One should taste roti Tarka while visiting Silchar during Puja or even during other times. Roti Tarka of Ramnagar Dhaba is the most loved and favourite among the people, people from all over the Barak Valley come to taste the Tarka of Ram Nagar Dhaba.

09. Bengali Thali

Bengali Thali

Bengali thali is also a very famous food and people love to experience the taste of Bengali thali. Various restaurants like Rannaghar, Sadhe alhadde, etc serve Bengali thali and people take their food with joy.

This is all about the best Dishes to Try In Silchar In Durga Puja


The aromatic and friendly bangs of Durga Puja permeate the air in Silchar with a celebration of gleeful revelry. Each of these blessed days, the indigenous meals are admired as families celebrate and remember the goddess Durga. The signature dishes of Silchar capture the vibrant tastes of Assam and connect the people in this community through shared meals. The food of Silchar is as much a part of the celebration as the crunchy perfection of samosas at Kishan Sweets or the spice-laden biryanis. Fast foods like chow mien, chilli chicken and much more support the night fun while classic Bengali thalis remind us of the values. Spend five vibrant days in Silchar enjoying the noise of celebration, the aroma of incense and the taste of miraculous food. However, during the holidays, the most beloved local dishes are prepared with love and excitement and gather loved ones to enjoy the advantages of the season. Through the generations, the flavours of Silchar Durga Puja feed not only the body but also the soul. In each unforgettable bite, food and religion intertwine together as people celebrate customs and create new memories around the pleasing delicious shared meals. At the end of the long-awaited puja celebrations, the memories of happy moments and delicious food will stay with us, waiting for next year’s festivities.

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