The 21 Must Have Bengali Dishes You Need To Try

When growing as a Bengali, these dishes are worth a trial, and you will find out why.

Bengali Dishes : Jhal Muri 

B food Jhal muri
Jhal Muri is a light snack made from puffed rice. It’s famous and delicious having being spiced and zinged with lemon. Even the British won’t resist it.

Bengali Dishes : Begun Bhaja 

B Food Bagun Bhgha

Begun Bhaja is a crunchy fried eggplant snack that makes Bengali meal complete. Its crunching sound is sweet to their ears.

Bengali Dishes : Alu Posto

B food alo pastu

Alu Posto is made up from potatoes, and poppy seeds are used to create this meal that ensures a Bengali lunch gets finished.

Bengali Dishes : Shukto


Shukto is a delicious combination dish used to ensure that Bengali children eat their greens. It makes bitter gourd and radishes taste fantastic.

Bengali Dishes : Kanchkolar Kofta
Kanchkolar Kofta meal is said to make the Bongs have big beautiful eyes though this isn’t true. Kofta gets made from mashed raw banana, and it is tasty.

Bengali Dishes : Luchi Alur Dum

Alur dum
Luchi Alur Dum is an Alu Dum and Poori combination and mostly referred to as a Bengali Sunday morning brunch recipe.

Bengali Dishes : Bhetki Macher Paturi


Bhetki Macher Paturi is a fish delicacy made by coating it in mustard, wrapped in banana leaves n steamed. It helps one to hold back craving for food.

Bengali Dishes : Chingri Macher Malaikari


Chingri Macher Malaikari is a dish for everyone made up of prawns, coconut milk, and cream.

Bengali Dishes : Chital Macher Muitha


Chital Macher Muitha is not all that appealing to the eyes but so tasty in the mouth.

Bengali Dishes : Daab Chingri

Daab chingri

Daab Chingri is made by cooking prawns in mustard and have them served in a tender coconut- the Daab so as to get the combined flavors.

Bengali Dishes : Macher Dompukt

macher dompukht

Macher Dompukht has three main ingredients of poppy seeds, yogurt and almonds and then a Bengali touch is added to it.

Bengali Dishes : Shorshe ilish

shorshe ilish

Shorshe ilish gets made with a combination of mustard and Ilish Maach, which tops the list of fish for a Bengali.

Bengali Dishes : Macher Matha Diye Moong Daal


Macher Matha Diye Moong Daal gets made from the fish head and split green gram, and it has been said that eating fish brains increase someone’s intelligence.

Bengali Dishes : Kochi Pathar Jhol

pathar jhol

Kochi Pathar Jhol is the meat from the young one of a goat and make it tasty when you cook it with paanch phoran

Bengali Dishes : Muri Ghonto

muri ghanta

Muri ghonto is a kind of Biryani made of fish pulao with the fish head.

Bengali Dishes : Kosha Mangsho

khosa mangsho

Kosha Mangsho is a mutton curry made with yogurt and among the Bengali dishes, it’s among the commonly known to mankind.

Bengali Dishes : Sondesh


Sondesh is a famous Bengali dessert made with milk and sugar and very favored by many.

Bengali Dishes : Rosogulla


Rosogulla is known for its sugar syrup and known by almost everyone.

Bengali Dishes : Chamchum


Chamcham, a traditional Bengali mithali and made from freshly prepared chena and of love making it so sweet and appetizing.

Bengali Dishes : Misti Doi

misti doi

Misti Doi is a yogurt variation made from date palm jiggery and plain yogurt. It’s just awesome.

Bengali Dishes : Bhappa Doi

bhappa doi

Bhappa doi is a delicious dessert and the Indian counterpart of the cheesecake and made from sweetened yogurt.

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