“Fun means road trip, fast means air travel but boarding a train means the best way to see the world”
In India, Railway is one of the most preferred modes of transportation.Currently,it is being used by two million passengers every day. The Indian Railways has covered 29 states and every union territories of India. It is always in a race to implement better quality services, thus making a journey comfortable for passengers. IRCTC, the online ticketing wing of Indian Railways,is a big relief for the passengers, as it has plethora of service accessible online. From ordering food online in train to checking the confirmation probability of PNR status, spotting the exact location of train or know train schedule in detail, each services are available online. IRCTC has also authorized few aggregators to serve good food in train while traveling. RailMitra is one of the partners of IRCTC, which serves the passengers hot and fresh quality food in train during journey.
RailMitra is an official e-catering partner of IRCTC which serves food in trains with an objective to ensure premium food quality and on-time delivery to the passengers on their respective berth(s). It provides great food choices which are prepared in hygienic kitchen using fresh ingredients, aromatic spices with a touch of restaurant-style flavor and taste. The food delivered on your seat by our delivery executives follows a healthy packaging standards along with invoice. To provide a quality dining experience in train, RailMitra has partnered with more than 7000 premium restaurants countrywide after conducting quality checks and audits. RailMitra works with an aim to provide meals on wheels to passengers that make them smile thus achieving its primary business goal of customer satisfaction.
Pure Vegetarian Food in Train while Traveling:
India is one of the most diverse countries of the world. It’s a home to culinary geniuses where delicacies are produced in every streets and corners. It is blessed with different types of culture, civilization, and variety of mouth-watering cuisines. Indian cuisines, especially, vegetarian food items have a special importance in Indian food culture. Apart from non-vegetarian dishes, food lovers love to relish on vegetarian cuisines, sweets and traditional dishes that are prepared with fresh ingredients.
Vegetarian dishes are easily available in every restaurant where one can have a multitude of veg/vegan preparations. The availability of pure veg food in train during the journey was something next to impossible, thus creating a problem for pure vegetarians traveling and craving for best and quality food options to order in train. To solve this problem, RailMitra emerged with a solution to provide pure veg food in train. RailMitra has partnered with some of the pure veg and Jain restaurants which strives to deliver veg foodas per passengers’ demand. Vegetarian food is backed up with a wide variety of ingredients namely mustard seed, turmeric, cumin seed, lemon juice, vinegar, milk products (ghee, curd, yogurt, paneer, etc) vegetables and many. RailMitra offers pure Jain food in train which is completely vegan which excludes the consumption of food item produced underground such as onion, garlic, and brinjal, etc. Now, the passengers can happily order their favorite pure veg dishes on train and make their train journey not only a comfortable one but also a tasty one.
RailMitra has plethora of food options to order in train, but here’s a list of 8 special veg items you can order in train that will double the joy of your train journey with great taste.
Matar paneer is a North Indian dish consisting of green peas and cottage cheese(paneer), cooked in tomato and spice based gravy. The dish is flavored with traditional Indian spices such as coriander, cumin, turmeric, garam masala, chili, garlic, and ginger paste with a touch of cream and garnished with fresh green coriander leaves. It can be served with paratha, naan, and even with jeera rice.
Malai Kofta is one of the special vegetarian dishes which is popular in North India.It is prepared on special occasions to relish the guests’ taste. Malai Koftas rich and creamy in texture which will drive you to a world of food paradise. A mixture of vegetables, potato, paneer, cheese, chopped nut and raisins, and spices are combined well and formed into rich fried balls. These balls are dipped and cooked for few minutes in thick onion and cream gravy which infuses fresh and spicy taste making it mouth-watering and tasty enough for a train journey.
Rajma/Chole (Kidney Beans/Chick Peas):
Rajma/Chole is one of the most popular North Indian dishes with a wholesome pack of nutrients and energy.It can be served with loaves of bread (Tawa roti/naan/paratha/tandoori roti) and variety of rice items. Onion, garlic, and spices are fried until aromatic and water and boiled beans are added and cooked till soft. The passengers can relish Rajma rice or chole rice combo in train by ordering it from RailMitra.
Biryani is the dish for all rice lovers made of a complex blend of flavor, spice, rice and aroma. It has a unique preparation style known as “Dum” cooking. It is cooked on a low flame with aromatic ingredients and spices like cloves, pepper, cinnamon, bay leaves, cardamom, coriander and mint. You can try out it yogurt raita to feel the taste of veg biryani.
If you crave for Indian stuffed bread, then Aaloo Paratha is the best option. It is a flatbread stuffed with rich seasoned mash potatoes. The potato filling is prepared which coriander, cumin, turmeric, chili powder, ginger, garlic paste and mashed potato which creates a magical flavor and taste. You can have it with yogurt or with your favorite chutney. Order hot Aaloo paratha in train via RailMitra app for food ordering.
Hara Bhara Kebab (Vegetarian Kebab)
It sound strange, but soft juicy kebabs can also be prepared from fresh vegetables which are indeed healthy and more satiating. It is made of vegetables like spinach, peas, fresh coriander leaves which are combined with potato, ginger and chaat masala, the result is delicious green color veg patty either deep or shallow fried in a tikki form. You can have it as a snack or in your meal.
Masala Dosa is one of the popular south Indian dishes which is a favorite in every corner of India. It is made with fermented rice and dal batter. A separate masala is prepared with boiled potatoes, fried onion, garlic, ginger and spices. The stuff is placed over the dosa and this scrumptious dish is served with coconut chutney and sambar. It is available easily in train via RailMitra app.
Dal Rice is a traditional dish which is prepared in every household of India depending on the region. Dal means lentils and chawal means steamed rice. It is served with vegetables along with chutney, Papad, and pickle.
Other Cuisines Offered by RailMitra:
The food menu of RailMitra is prepared as per the choice, taste and preference of the passengers to provide the best touch of flavor and taste during the journey.
- Biryani:Veg Biryani, Hyderabadi Veg Biryani , Dum Biryani
- Paneer:Paneer chili Gravy/Dry, Paneer 65, Paneer Do Pyaza, Paneer Butter Masala, Kadhai Paneer, Shahi Paneer, Palak Paneer, Chana Paneer, Paneer Manchurian, and Paneer Combo
- Vegetables:Dum aloo Kashmiri, Malai Kofta, Veg Jaipuri, Mushroom Matar, Aloo Matar, Stuffed Tomato, Chana Masala, Mix Veg, Green Peas Aloo, Veg Manchurian and Mushroom Manchurian
- Dal: Dal Fry, Dal Tadka Butter, Dal Tadka Special
- Rice:Steam Rice, Jeera Rice, Dal Rice Combo and Curd Rice
- Bread:Naan, Pain roti, Laccha Paratha and Butter Naan
So be prepared with your own list of food items to order in train for your upcoming railway journeys. You don’t need to get worried if you have a pure veg food taste traveling on the train. You can order pure vegetarian food from RailMitra App.
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