Kali Puja: As per ritual, rice and lentil play indispensable part of the bhog. Hence, you will find khichuri (khichdi) to be a constant on every bhog thali.
Also known as Shyama Puja, Kali Puja is celebrated on the new moon day or Amavasya of the Hindu month Kartik.
Kali puja dates typically coincide with Choti Diwali or Diwali. This year Kali puja will be celebrated on Thursday, October 19.