Langar FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions:


1. Generally on what days of the week Langar can be prepared for Sangat?

Ans. Normally on Every Friday from 8-10 PM and Every Sunday From 8AM -10 AM is Breakfast and 1PM-3PM is Lunch.

2. If I have booked Langar on Sunday does that mean that we have to prepare Lunch and Breakfast both ?f

Ans. No, It is not Mandatory but you can go for both Breakfast and Lunch on sunday if Available.

3.  Can I decide my own Menu ?

Ans. Yes , But please note : In case of special Menu either you should have idea about how to prepare for Large Gatherings OR you should call somebody who know how to prepare. Gurdwara can help only in case of normal Menu items listed under "Langar Quantity" Section.

4. Can I prepare Langar at my home ?

Ans. Yes , Normally people prefer to use Kitchen in Gurdwara and taking help of other people ( Sangat ) in Gurdwara.

5. What about Chapati's ( Parshade ) ? How Many we need to prepare and can we get help on this ?

Ans. Normally on Sunday we need about 250 Chapati's ( Parshade ). Sangat will help you totally in this.

6. How Many people Usually gather for langar ?

Ans. On Friday about 100 and on Sunday in Breakfast on normal days around 30 and in Lunch about 150. On special dates number of people can increase so please call 203-807-8484 to confirm.

7. Do I need to pay any thing to Gurdwara ?

Ans. Yes, We suggest a minimum of 51$.

This goes for all the kitchen supplies, Lunch plates , Glasses etc used for Langar.
For ONLY Breakfast no need to pay anything but for Friday and Sunday Langar please do.

8. What normally other people prepare for langar and breakfast ?

Ans. For Langar usually any sabizi + Dal + Plan Yougurt and one Sweet dish. For Breakfast Normally people prepare Parantha's ( Alu , Methi etc) or dalia , Yogurt , pasta.

9. I want to prepare Rice do i still need to prepare Chapati's ( Parshade ) ?

Ans. Yes , We still need to prepare Chapatis but this time it will be around 200.

10. What about Salad and Yogurt?

Ans. Yes, Normally we serve salad and Yogurt with Lunch ( Langar ). Some People Prefer to prepare Yogurt at home only or in Gurdwara instead of buying from market.

11. Can I use Items from Gurdwara Store?

Ans. Absolutely, Keep in mind though that Gurdwara Kitchen is like Community kitchen, so any body can take and every body has to contribute also. We will suggest that for Items like Wheat flour , Sugar , Salt please us a call at 203-857-4460  before bringing it over as sometimes we do have these items in abundance.

12. I dont know how to operate big kitchen apparatus can i get some help ?

Ans. Yes , Some body will be in gurdwara to help you out or as always give us a call 203-857-4460 .

13. What About cooking oil ?

Ans. You can use Oil from Gurdwara Store ( If Available ). But please do keep in mind DONOT throw oil in Sink. Please do ask some body in Gurdwara they can guide you where to put the used oil. It is Very important for Safety of kids and other people that hot oil should not be kept out like that only.

14. Do we need to prepare "Deg" or "Parshaad" also on my Langar ?

Ans. No We will take care of that. If you want to help you are most welcome.

15. Do I need to wash utensils and clean kitchen after Langar ?

Ans. As we have mentioned Gurdwara is maintained by sangat only. So if u want to help no issues at all else sangat will take care.

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