A round up of Bengali dishes that mark the festive ‘kichuri bhog’ or prasad during the festive season.
Durga Puja is known for its famous delicacies. The celebration is incomplete without the yummy treats that constitute the charm of Durga Puja! From fish cutlets to kosha mangsho (goat meat), there is a lavish spread available at the pandals and restaurants during the festival. Treat yourself with some special dishes from sweet to spicy to overwhelm your tastebuds.
Mishti Doi – A popular sweet dish that is made of yogurt, warm milk and caramelised sugar and nuts sprinkled over.
Roshogulla – Popular dessert made of paneer, is soft and delicious. You can try and they will simply melt in your mouth.
Channar Payesh – An authentic Bengali dessert, which is also known as paneer kheer.
Rasmalai – A dessert, almost loved by everyone. Try the saffron one for a change from the white one.
Chingri Posto – A traditional non-vegetarian dish of prawns made in onion and onions and spices, eaten with rice.
Aar Maacher Jhol – A curry based fried fish recipe made in spices like cumin seeds, turmeric, bay leaf and onions and ginger.
Ilish Shorshe – A Hilsa fish recipe, popular with Bengalis, is spicy and often eaten with rice.
Luchi Aloor Dum – It is a dish with poori, deep fried in ghee and aloo sabzi.
Aloo Posto – A potato recipe made with poppy seeds.
Wanna try some? Go on!