Ordering food Online thru website is a Third Party initiative launched few months back and it has not picked up much yet within the local Indians yet so cannot provide any reviews.
Considering JanShatabdi is a day journey train with approx 8 hrs journey it should be manageable and food is sold, for Breakfast they may sell Bread Omlet or/and Indian Breakfast like Idly/Vada or Upma. For Lunch it may have Biryani or Mixed Meal with Rice/Dal/Roti & Curry.
While I don;t have any personal experience about this, I've read somwehere that these websites aren't reliable. So, they may take your order but not deliver it at all.
I'd rely on the food sold on the train. As RatnaPrasad has said you'll be able to buy from the many options available.
online food ordering on train is not an organized indutry in India yet. Hence, this is not advisable. You will have many options to prepack food and have than on board as Jan Shatabdi is a day train.
Many thanks indeed.
Or take a picnic, just in case you do not care for the food on the train. I always take a pile of fruit, water and a big bag of nuts on long journeys in India (and elsewhere). I usually ask wherever I am staying to do me a couple of takeaway containers of chopped fruit and loads of napkins - good at airports too and beats the food available on domestic flights and at the airport catering concessions.
Will they let you through airport security with food in containers and drinks too even on Domestic flights?
When in Philippines earlier in year we had most problems on domestic flights with over the top security officials.
I did however purposely leave a bottle of water in my rucksac and they didnt notice that. However a walking cane/umbrella with no sharp pint they tried to confiscate but I eventually won the day.
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