Durga Puja’s Special Menu Launch at Saptapadi Restaurant

By: Rajdeep Bhattacharjee

October 14, 2015


Saptapadi Restaurant welcomes the food loving Bengalis




Dining out is an inevitable part of the Puja for the Bengalis. Be it snacks with friends, lunch or dinner cooking at home is absolutely out of the question during the puja days. Almost all the city restaurants add a spark to this enthusiasm of the Bengalis. New menus are introduced during the four puja days and they greet the customers with lip smacking dishes.




Situated at G-40A, Baghajatin this Bengali specialty restaurant started journey on 10th June 2011. The restaurant completed two glorious years at Bidhan Sarani and finally shifted to Baghajatin on 17th January 2014. Their mission is to offer the finest quality food prepared by professional chefs who are experts in their field with 10 years of experience.




The very name of this restaurant suggests that it is very much ‘Bengali’ in its appearance. Krishnendu and Rina the immortal creations of Tarasankar Bandopadhyay from his novel ‘Saptapadi’ wanted to explore an unending path. Trudging along the undulating path, Rina Brown had to play seven different roles and for this she is ‘Saptapadi’. Inspired from the immortal love story of Rina Brown and Krishnendu from the novel Saptapadi by Tarasankar Bandopadhyay, this restaurant tried to set up their restaurant with delicious Bengali delicacies over seven distinct courses.


Special Puja menu




Saptapadi restaurant is ready to tickle your taste buds during the puja days with numerous delicious courses. They have launched a new menu on and from 12th October, Mahalaya and it is going to continue till the end of the Puja. The entire menu is divided into seven sections which is similar to the very name Saptapadi which means seven different roles.




The seven sections are Welcome Beverage or ‘Subharambh’, thali, ‘dal’ or pulses, rice and bread, starter and vaja, veg dishes, non-veg dishes, fish dishes and sweets.


Welcome Beverage




As a part of Welcome Beverage, Saptapadi Restaurant offers you traditional Bengali drinks like Kancha Aam-er Sorbot which is a cooling raw mango drink. Other most loved Bengali drinks are Doi-er Ghol or Buttermilk in Bengali style, Gondhoraj Cha-er Sorbot (a chilled and innovative drink prepared with Gandharaj lemon and tea), Lassi, Fresh Lime Soda and Jaljeera.






After Welcome Beverage comes the thali section which offers you special and lip smacking dishes like Veg Thali, Fish Thali, chicken-Mutton Thali, Special non-Veg Thali and Special Fish Thali. These Thali’s are what you call a perfect ‘Bengali Bhuribhoj’. Thali’s are available at INR 225- INR 495. Special attraction of the Puja is the Saptapadi Thali or the Mahabhoj Thali available for Rs. 600/-.


Dal, rice and Breads




In this section you get different types of rice, roti and dal preparations. Dishes that are a must try in this section are Narkel ar Karaishuti diye Dal, Chingri Biriyani and Saat Paake Bandha Paratha.


Fish Dishes






All types of Fish preparations are a must try at Saptapadi Restaurant. Special preparations of Fish during the Puja days include Katla Kalia, Vetki Paturi, Vetki Begun Bahar, Masala Pormfret, Ilish Vapa, Ilish Sorse, Ilish Muitha, Chingri Malai Curry, Daab Chingri and Chingri Bati Masala.






Vetki Paturi & Ilish Vapa was simply divine, aroma and tang was also perfect. You might find yourself gulping it all up before you even realise. Soft and spicy, their Chingri Malai Curry was loaded with just the right amount of spice & herbs, and will kick your butt with its spiciness. This dish was effortless yet nice & enjoyable.






Non Veg Dishes




Mouthwatering non-veg preparations are always crowd pleaser at Saptapadi Restaurant. Traditionally cooked non-veg dishes during the Puja days include Kasa Murgi, Dhonepata Kachalanka Murgi, Doi – Diye Murgi, Achari Gandhoraj Murgi, Kasa Manghso, Kachalanka Manghso, Kochi Pathar Jhol, Karai Kima Manghso and Achari Gandhoraj Manghso.




From their many side dishes, Kosha Mangsho was unique find and definitely made you excited with its distinct flavour. Tender and well marinated mutton pieces bathed in a heavenly reddish colour, smooth thick creamy paste will drag your foodie soul towards it. The Dhone Pata Kacha Lonka Murgi was also a well-balanced, flavour packed dish. One bite and its felt like heaven, you heart undeniably carving for more and more.




Drop by for lunch or dinner and get mesmerized by their traditionally cook authentic Bengali dishes. You are already feeling hungry right? So, waste no time. Take a paper and pen, make a menu you would like to taste during the puja, make a plan with friends and family and enjoy your auspicious ‘Ashtami’ at Saptapadi Restaurant.


Saptapadi Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato


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About Rajdeep Bhattacharjee

A ravenous eater, a thirsty drinker, an enthusiastic traveller and a very sound sleeper – once a wannabe hacker and now a Government employee, is an aspiring food critic and travel blogger. He hates the loose use of the word ‘foodie’ and prefers, instead, the expression ‘food devotee’. For him, good food and honest people are the biggest motivators.

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1915940_101100699948573_1759232_nRajdeep Bhattacharjee wears many feathers in his cap. A ravenous eater, a thirsty drinker, an enthusiastic traveller and a very sound sleeper – Rajdeep, once a wannabe hacker and now a Government employee, is an aspiring food critic and travel blogger. He hates the loose use of the word 'foodie' and prefers, instead, the expression 'food devotee'. For him, good food and honest people are the biggest motivators.

He is the founder of Gourmets Travel Guide, a website devoted completely to food and travel. Rajdeep is an avid blogger and one can find many of his sojourns aptly expressed on the website www.gourmetstravelguide.com.

Rajdeep had been recently chosen by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to board the inaugural flight from Kolkata to Bangkok (TG – 336) and received accolades for wonderfully recounting the experience, from start to finish, in his blog. In fact, his travelogue was featured in Hangla Hneshel, one of India's foremost Bengali magazine dedicated completely to food and travel. Rajdeep doesn't stop there! One of his undersea walks also got featured in The Telegraph, one of India's leading dailies. He is also one of the chief curators and a selector for chefs and restaurants for Channel One's Resto Ranna episodes.

Zomato ranks Rajdeep among the top ten food connoisseurs in the city. He has also been ranked number 5 and 6, in this year's Network 18 and Burrp surveys respectively, as one of the discerning food critics in the country.

Rajdeep loves eating out at different restaurants. A true blue Bengali at heart and gut, experimenting with food and palates come naturally to him. And he doesn't mind leaving an endearing word or two for chefs who have displayed their talents on the plate and the restaurant management for the inviting ambiance of an eatery.

Rajdeep counts is as his forte the wonderful rapport he shares with different media houses. Thus his writings have already been picked up by top food journals and news dailies apart from the exposure he has to talk about them on social media. Reputation management of his clients come naturally to him be it on the virtual platform or in print.

He has been blogging for the last three years. When he is not writing on food and travel or working as a Government employee, you can most certainly catch him with a camera slung around his neck and travel gear ready to satisfy his inner wanderlust.