The recent commercial of MP Tourism describes the natural beauty and the essence of the artistic excellence and ancient sculptures present in most parts of the Madhya Pradesh. It’s a state rich in cuisines as well. One of the cities of Madhya Pradesh which gives you a glimpse of aesthetic pleasure through its temples along with the surprizing archaeological beauty of forts and ruins is the Katni. Yes! That’s the heartland of Madhya Pradesh. There’re many sightseeing locations at Katni with an amazing delightful cuisines. Let us find what Katni has in stored for the tourists landing to Madhya Pradesh.
There are five main places to visit at Katni. These places are blessed by nature and surrounded by greenery. Every tourist must visit these five places to get a memorable experience for lifetime and a memory to cherish forever.
Historical monuments, science park, duck train ride and heavy plantation are some the attractions of this park. The city of Katni has this urban park which is one of the most visited locations of Katni. The smiling and giggling faces of children during duck train ride, refreshments, food stalls, fast food corners contributes this place to be a great spot for a family picnic.
Bhoriband is a temple and a grave of Oliya Peer. It’s a symbolic place for Jain community and a major tourist attraction of the state. A 12 feet statue of Jain Theerthankar, Shantinath and other colossal statues of Lord Sun and Lord Narayan Shaishayani depicts the religious importance of the place. The temple has many inscriptions about the rulers of the past era. Well, that’s a holy place which any tourist shouldn’t miss to visit.
Built in 1826, the Vijayraghavgarh Fort is one of the oldest and beautiful forts in the city. Its unique construction makes it popular. It was built with limestone and sand rocks. Antah puram, Gupt Dwar, Samadhi Sthal, Rang Mahal, Sita Temple are present inside the fort. These are worth seeing.
Roopnath is a popular pilgrimage center, located 3 kms away from the Bhoriband temple. The temple is famous for its Panch Lingam statue of Lord Shiva. The place is thronged by the devotees during the occasion of Shivratri as “Shiv Bhakts” arrive from all over the country to offer their prayer to the deity. The second most pious thing of Roopnath is the Kund or three ponds, known as the Ram Kund, lakshman kund and the Sita Kund that are situated one over the above.
Bilhary is a meeting point of archaeological excellence and mythological significance. In the ancient times this was known as “Pushpawati Nagri” with many temples in the region. However, there’s only one temple left now. Its aA great place for a family outing.
CUISINES AT KATNI
The traditional food of Katni has many recipes having a punch of rajasthani and Gujarat food. Corn and milk are served here as a staple food. The recipe “Bhutte Ki Kees“is made with corn, milk and spices. It’s the most nutritious meal to start the day. Apart from the Bhutte Ki Kees, Poha Jalebi, Sabudana Khicdi, and Chakki ki Shaak are other breakfast items which are popular and widely consumed. These dishes are easy to digest and contribute to the special taste of Katni.
Sweets are the best friend of Katni’s residents. Fluffy Gulab Jamuns, Koprapak, Mawa-bati, ice-creams and kufi are the popular and known sweet dishes in katni. The people of Katni love to have them after a heavy meal or as an evening snack while they out for shopping or hangouts.
Order Food in Train at Katni Junction
If you’re on a train journey and about to reach Katni Station, the first thing that blinks the mind is the local food of Katni. Every passenger with a valid PNR can order food in train at Katni junction and end their dependency towards the stale and distasteful pantry food or food sold at station premises. In general, passengers have to be dependent on these food items as there were very less option available for having a good and fresh food on the train. There are no passengers who would have experienced the pain and felt harassed with the pantry food. In the last year, the Indian Railways received 7,500 complaints of bad quality of food served. In such a situation where the travelers are left with no options or limited options for food in train, there are e-catering services introduced through which passengers can order their favorite food online in train. RailRestro is an e-catering company which delivers food in train to the passengers traveling in the train who are in an expectation to get tasty and healthy food.
How to order Food in Train via RailRestro
There are four major steps to be taken for ordering food on the train during a journey.
- Download RailRestro Mobile Application or visit our official website to order food.
- Choose your food item you want to order and it will be reflected in your cart with charges and GST.
- Pay your food bill online or offline. While food ordering via application or website, passengers get an option to pay their bill online by debit card, credit card, internet banking, Paytm, Freecharge and PayUMoney. Our CC Avenue is safe and secure to pay.
- Wait for your station to come. Your meal will be delivered at your seat/Berth. Enjoy your food.
MENU TO ORDER AT KATNI STATION
Whether a Vegetarian or a Non-Vegetarian, You can order these multiple items ate Katni station. Our premium e-catering partners at Katni station, Katni South Station and Katni Murwara are ready to serve the veg and non-veg delicacies of Katni.
- MILAP Restaurant
- Naman Food Center
- Poha with Tea
Lunch and Dinner:
- Biryani: Veg Biryani/Chicken Biryani/Mutton Biryani/Egg Biryani with Raita
- Chinese: Machurian, Chicken chilly, Chicken 65, Noodles, Chicken schezuan, etc*
- Thali: Veg (Mini, Standard, Deluxe and Maharaja) and Non-veg Deluxe Thali.
- Rice: Veg Pulao, Curd rice, Plain rice, Dak khichdi and jeera rice.
- Vegetable: Paneer and Aaloo preparation*.
- Bread: Stuffed parathas, Plain roti, Butter roti, Tandoori Roti etc.*
- Beverage: Hot milk, cold drinks, lassi, buttermilk, soft drinks and mineral water.
- Tandoors: Kebabs and Tikkas.*
- Non-Veg items: Variety of Chicken, mutton and egg curry preparations.*
- Combo: Indian and Chinese combo meals.
- Dal: Dal Fry, and Dal tadka.
- Dessert: Gulab Jamun and rasgulla.
- Others:Curd/Papad/Raita /Salad.
To Order Food for Group
If you are traveling in a group and want to order hot and fresh food in train, then connect with RailRestro at 8102-888-111 and one of our food advisors will place your group food order at Katni station. You can also request a call back or chat with our digital food advisors through our AI interfaced website. Convey your PNR number and the order. RailRestro will arrange and deliver the order at your desired station.