There are many places in the world where people are fed free food. Annapurna Temple in Kashi, Sai Baba Temple of Sirdi etc. There are many such places where every day lakhs of people eat together. I
Along with this, langar is also run in Gurudwaras . Where devotees render service and eat food in return. Today we are going to tell you about the world's largest langar, where every day 50-70 thousand people come and take prasad. In a particular festival, this number increases to more than 1 lakh.
We are talking about the Golden Temple of Amritsar here . People from all over the country and abroad come to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Every person who comes here takes prasad in langar. Let us tell you, the tradition of langar in the temple was started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Amardas ji did the work of carrying forward this tradition of his
The Golden Temple regularly cooks food for thousands of people every day and that is probably the reason why it is called the largest kitchen in the world. Special arrangements have been made for cooking food in Golden Temple. Thousands of servants serve here everyday
Here 12,000 kg of flour, 13,000 kg of pulses, 1500 kg of rice and 2000 thousand kg of vegetables are used to make prasad every day. Yes, and more than 2 lakh rotis are made daily in the temple. A machine is used to make bread. This roti making machine makes 25,000 rotis in an hour
Kheer is also offered to the devotees in the temple along with food, for which 5000 liters of milk, 100 kg of sugar and 500 kg of ghee are used. In the kitchen of the Golden Temple, 450 people as well as volunteers work for cooking. Obviously, when the food is being prepared in such a large quantity, then the utensils must also be huge.
There are two big halls in the kitchen in which 5000 people can sit together and eat food at a time. The kitchen work never stops here. Work goes on here day and night. Not only food but tea is also served in the prasad here.
The special thing is that special sugar free tea is made here for diabetics. Foreigners also come here and keeping this in mind, separate arrangements have been made for foreigners in the temple.