Some examples of famous Bengali dishes are Sorse Doi Irish, Sorse Pabda catfish in mustard sauce, Mucha Chingrighata, Fish Pakoda, Fish Chop the list goes on. The other characteristic you will find in Bengali cooking is Sweets! Rosogolla, Cham Cham, Rasmalai, Sondesh..Enjoy this collection and take a trip down the streets of West Bengal!
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There is just something about Bengali Recipes, whether it’s the strong, aromatic flavours, the blend of significant ingredients or the classic paanch phoron, Bengali recipes contain taste that are nothing short of ‘iconic’. Bengalis love their vegetarian dishes as much as their non-vegetarian ones and that is the speciality of a ‘ranna ghor’ that is operational in every Bengali household. Some of the most popular Bengali recipes are Aloo Posto, Chingri Malai Curry, Begun Bhaja, Luchi, Kosha Mangsho, Shukto, Ghugni, Muri Ghonto, Doi Maach, to name a few along with classic Bengali desserts such as Rasmalai, Roshogulla, Bhapa Doi, Mishti Doi, Mohan Bhog, Sandesh, etc.
Bengali Recipe in reality is inspired by varied cuisines, such as, the credit for ‘Kolkata Biriyani’ belongs to Awadhi cuisine, whereas the ‘Chingri Malai curry’ has been heavily influenced by the Malaysian Prawn Curry, to name a few. Bengalis love their fish, thus Bengali recipes comprise mainly of various Fish dishes along with the preparation of regional vegetables that are made up of stalks, leaves and even peels of the same, along with lentils. What makes these Bengali recipes unique? The extensive use of spices in both their vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes which cannot be found in any other part of India. The ‘paanch phoron’ is a spice mixture that is made up of cumin seeds, carom seeds, black cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and aniseeds, it is also known as the ‘Bengali five spice mixture’, you will rarely find any Bengali recipe that does not make the use of this! The oil primarily used for Bengali recipes is ‘Mustard Oil’ as it has a high smoke point and contains immense flavour.
Bengali Recipes has the perfect blend of Non-vegetarian and Vegetarian dishes when served along with freshly boiled rice. Bengali recipes contain either a subtle or fiery flavour that really gives a kick to the palate and leaves you wanting more! Let us take a look at the top 10 Bengali recipes on BetterButter.
Chhanar Dalna with a Twist (Bengali Paneer Curry, with coconut stuffing)Chhana/Chenna is the Bengali name of homemade paneer. This dish is a popular Ben...20 mins7 likes | 47 saves
My Mom Special Pathars Mangshor Jhol( Bengali Mutton Curry)When I was small, our sunday afternoon lunch was spent enjoying my mom's pre...65 mins50 likes | 342 saves
Nolen Gur er Paayesh/ rice pudding with date palm jaggeryA rice kheer or pudding made with date palm jaggery,very different from the nor...30 mins24 likes | 34 saves
Rasgulla | Sweet Cottage Cheese balls in Sugar SyrupWho don't like and who don't make this one? Everyone right. But this is foolproo...20 mins32 likes | 98 saves
Sweet & Spicy Raw Mango Pickle/Tok Jhaal Mishti Aam er AchaarMangoes are in season. So, don’t wait, make a batch now and thank me later! ;)1200 mins127 likes | 708 saves
Sorse Doi Ilish (Hilsa fish with mustard and curd)20 mins57 likes | 316 saves
Chingri Maacher Malai Curry ( Tiger Prawns cooked in Coconut Milk)The popular and a favourite among the Bengalis which is cooked on special occasi...30 mins82 likes | 390 saves
Chingrir Chop/Prawn Croquettes – Kolkata Street StyleLike many other street snacks of Kolkata ‘Chingrir Chop’ aka ‘Prawn Croquette’ i...25 mins99 likes | 399 saves