Kolkata: The State Fisheries Development Corporation (SFDC) is introducing a plethora of mouth-watering readymade dishes to mark the occasion of Jamai Sasthi on June 19.
Interestingly, the SFDC restaurant chain at Nalban Food Park will also have a bucket of fruits like mango, jackfruit, litchi etc included in the package along with other ingredients with which the mother-in-law offers her blessings to her son- in-law (jamai).
"Nowadays, people dont have much time. They look for a complete package where everything is available under a single roof and are ready to pay for it. Hence, to make things hassle free, we are introducing this complete package on the occasion of Jamai Sasthi for both lunch and dinner," said Soumyajit Das, managing director of SFDC.
To satiate the taste buds of the son in laws (jamai), there will be items like Ilish Biriyani, Ilish Maach Bhapa
and items from Chapila fish among others.
The traditional Bengali items like rice, moong dal, alu posto, posto bora, doi katla, chingri maacher malaiakari, mourala fish will also be there. The surprise item will be Boroli fish, a fish from North Bengal that SFDC has began cultivating in south Bengal since
March this year.
"If somebody wants to relish the items from the comforts of their residence, they can order it through our smart fish-based app. If the payment for the order is done by a person whose age is above 60, there will be a 10 percent discount," a senior SFDC official added.
The app-based delivery will be bereft of the ingredients required by the mother-in-law for blessing his son-in law (jamai). This special service of SFDC will be available from June 16 to 24.
The package depending on the items will range from Rs 299 to Rs 599.
Rs 299 package will have rice, dal, alubhaja, vegetable curry, two types of fish, chatni, papad, sweet curd and sweets.
Rs 399 package will have three varieties of fishes. Rs 499 will have four and Rs 599 will have five. The other items will remain the same.
The SFDC will also have a special package on the occasion of Eid which will include items like fish parota, kebab, tandoor, biriyani to name a few.