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Top Five Traditional Culinary Delights Of Kolkata

Kolkata cuisine: Here are the top 5 dishes you must try in the city of joy no matter what. From traditional curries to desserts, Kolkata is always there for endless surprises in terms of foodies like you and us.

Kolkata Biryani with finely flavoured rice and a piece of potato without which Kolkata biryani is said to be incomplete. Inspired by Awadhi style, Kolkata biryani is always a heart winner. Finely flavoured rice with different spices and potato with juicy mutton or chicken. If you are planning to visit Kolkata and come under the category of foodies then a few places you must try like Arsalan, Aminia and Dada Boudi Biryani hotel to fill your heart and tummy.

Kosha Mangsho (Bengali style special mutton curry)

One of the most famous Bengali food recipes which is cooked with mutton and varieties of vegetables topped with lots of different spices. To make the most out of it you must try this out with steamed rice, paranthas or luchi (pooris). Few famous places to visit when it comes to trying mutton kosha: Golbari, Oh Calcutta and Koshe Kosha.

Katla Kalia, Prawn malaikari and Hilsa (Traditional delicacy)

These three dishes hold quite an importance in Bengali households, cooked with different spices and curd for enriching the taste of Bengal. These are one of the most preferred dishes of Bengali without which lunch or dinner is incomplete.

Sweet Delicacies

Rasgullas

Everyone belonging from different cities or countries are aware of Rasgullas as it is one of the most popular and best desserts in the city. They are best had right after the main course and places famous for trying this out are K.C. Das and Balaram Mullick & Radharaman Mullick. Bengali Rasgullas are like balls of cottage cheese and semolina dough dipped in a sugary syrup to add sweetness in them.

Mishti Doi (Fermented sweet yogurt)

Mishti Doi is considered as one of the area’s most famous and popular culinary delights. The fresh and top Mishti Doi is only found in those famous legendary sweet shops of Kolkata which attracted people from different parts of the world.So, what are you thinking? Go right away and try this famous sweet called Mishti Doi from City of Joy to fill your heart and at the same time your cravings for famous delicacies of Kolkata.

Both the food and culture of Kolkata speak volumes about it. So, don’t think too much and give your tummy a treat by heading on a gastronomical joyride in this city of joy. Go out and try it with your folks and friends to make it more memorable.

Sohini

Sohini is a journalism and mass communication enthusiast from Kolkata with an extreme interest in creative writing. Focused on entertainment, health and lifestyle, her stories could make your net surfing much more interesting.
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