Bengali dishes to try this season

By:Suhail Sattar, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Sep 27, 2016

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Festive season is around the corner and food is an important part of the Bengali festivity. It is a foodie's paradise with plenty of mouth-watering dishes.
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    Kathi rolls

    Kathi roll is perhaps one of the most famous traditional street foods from Kolkata. The kathi roll is filled with onion, tomatoes, chicken, mutton or paneer wrapped in a layer of paratha. You can get a custom-made paratha that suits your taste and is suitable for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

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    Fluffy luchi

    A Bengali meal can’t be complete unless you have the fluffy deep-fried golden luchis. Made out of maida, the luchis can be enjoyed with spicy dry veggies as well as some opulent gravies.

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    Bengali biryani

    Biryani is one of the most popular specialties that comes with a unique aroma of desi ghee mixed with rich masalas cooked with rice and juicy chicken/mutton. The Bengali biryani comes with big potato pieces, taking the evergreen dish to an all new level of unique. Sauteed spices and rich flavor make this item a mouth-watering recipe.

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    Mughlai paratha

    Talking of Bengali delicacies, the mughlai paratha is another mouth-watering street food from Kolkata. The paratha is stuffed with egg, veggies or minced meat and will definitely make your mouth drool.

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    Bengali mishti doi (sweet yogurt)

    No Bengali festival is complete without the palatable mishitdoi (sweet curd). This light dish helps cool down quickly after a meal, leaving a sweet taste behind. Mishti Doi has a thick and dense texture and when dry fruits are added to it, it delivers an ice cream-like crunchy flavor.


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