Great art, rich culture and plush lifestyle when all mixed together with the sizzling of simplicity and love, thus one can get a city named Kolkata, the city of Joy. Today Kolkata is serving as one of the four major metropolitan cities in India along with Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. Lakhs of people travel to Kolkata on the daily basis. People from different region, different culture and various backgrounds come together here, making Kolkata a perfect melting pot of culture.
So, we have brought to you a list of most amazing Bengali food that you all must try at least once in your lifetime –
- Alur Torkari
- Tangra Macher Jhol
List of Bengali sweet is incomplete without discussing about the Rasgulla. Squeezy, scrumptious and mesmerizing, this sweet dish is something which is not only favorite of Bengal but is also famous throughout the country. This sweet dish is called the Cotton candy of India.
Fluffy, deep fried and amazing, Luchi is something that will make your breakfast complete in Bengal. Luchis are made up with maida and light golden in texture. This delicious dish is served with scrumptious gravies and spicy dry veggies.
3. Alur Torkari
Hot, spicy and amazing Alur Torkari is one of the best Bengali food that will tantalize your taste buds. This scrumptious Alur Torkari dish is a perfect dish that is served with the steaming hot luchis. This is also featuring as a major dish which is served during the Navratra festival on the day of Maha Saptami.
Sandesh is another prominent sweet dish of Bengal which makes this place more sweet and alluring. It is prepared with the combination of milk, sugar and paneer (Indian cheese) and it is decorated with pistachios, almonds and saffron strands. People on the cultural tour of India can enjoy the crunchiness of nuts and saffron of Sandesh which will give you a unique flavor.
5. Tangra Macher Jhol
The sea food is a major part of the Bengali dish. Tangra Macher Jhol is a huge hit among Bengalis. This is a catfish curry, is cooked with fresh grounded spices along with the gravy which is thick and full of flavors. The sizzling of red chilies will bring out the fiery taste in curry that will successfully bring a scrumptious taste.
Another amazing and traditional Bengali dish Shukto is a dish which will fill your mouth with authentic Bengali dish. This dish is a prominent part of the households and festivals. Even one can savor this dish in many hotels in Kolkata. Prepared with soft brinjals, sweet potatoes, bitter gourd and crunchy drumsticks with bori give this dish a perfect authentic Bengali taste.