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Chicken Rezala, is one of the most famous dishes of Bengali cuisine, it can be prepared with chicken or mutton. The Rezala has consistency like that of stew and is white in color. It has a very distinct flavour, taste and aroma because of the usage of Kewra Water, Rose Water and Meetha Ittar. Also the presence of Ghee, Cashew Nuts and Poppy Seeds give it a very delicate and subtle taste that cannot be described, one needs to experience it. The Rezala was originated from the Nawab’s. When Nawab’s of Awadh and descendant of Tipu Sultan were exiled in Bengal, they brought their cooks along with them. These royal cooks, prepared this great delicacy using the locally available ingredients and some special exotic spices. This is how the Chicken or Mutton Rezala was originated.