We bring to you the best of Bengal. Here are some traditional recipes that you'll absolutely love:
1. Dimer Dhokar Dalna and Luchi
A common Bengali dish of steamed cakes made with eggs, potatoes and spices and simmered in an aromatic curry.
2. Bhapa Aloo
The humble potato tossed in local flavors of panchphoron, coconut paste and mustard oil. Simple yet satisfying!
3. Chingri Malai Curry
Palatable prawns are cooked in hot spices and then bathed in the creamy flavor of coconut milk. Chingri refers to the river prawns.
4. Sorsebata Ilish Mach
'Hilsa' fish is the highlight of the local cuisine. The fish is marinated with turmeric and delicately simmered in a mustard-poppy seed paste along with the five-spice mix (panchphoron).
5. Bengali Lamb Curry
Lamb marinated in the comforting flavor of yogurt and cooked in mustard oil along with mustard seeds, almonds and castor sugar that adds a sweet undertone.
6. Doi Maach
Doi maach is a comforting fish curry. Tender chunks of fish are cooked in the soothing flavor of yogurt along with mild spices. It tastes best when served with plain rice.