West Bengal is popular for its food delicacies, here I will tell you the top 8 foods you must try

Dipak Jaiswal                      04 Dec 2023

Ilish Macher Jhol: A Bengali fish curry featuring hilsa fish, mustard seeds, and turmeric, making it a monsoon season favorite in West Bengal.

Shukto: A nutritious and flavorful mixed vegetable dish from West Bengal, prepared with bitter gourd, eggplant, drumsticks, and other vegetables, commonly served with rice.

Kosha Mangsho: A slow-cooked mutton curry with onions, ginger, garlic, and spices, known for its tender and rich flavor, popular in West Bengal.

Chingri Macher Malai Curry: A prawn curry with coconut milk, onions, ginger, garlic, and spices, offering a creamy and delectable taste, often enjoyed alongside rice.

Dhakaiya Maach: A fish dish made with hilsa fish, onions, ginger, garlic, and spices, gaining popularity during the rainy season in West Bengal.

Rasgulla: A light and fluffy Bengali sweet made with chenna (cottage cheese) and sugar syrup, a delightful dessert often served with chilled milk.

Sondesh: A soft and creamy Bengali sweet made with chenna and sugar, flavored with cardamom or saffron, representing a delectable dessert in West Bengal.

Mishti Doi: A popular Bengali sweet yogurt prepared with milk, sugar, and yogurt cultures, commonly enjoyed during festivals and celebrations in West Bengal.

Top 7 Fish Dishes in West Bengal: You Must Try