Top 10 Best Kolkata famous food items

Top 10 Kolkata Famous Food Items

Are you planning to visit Kolkata? Great! Do you know that Kolkata is famous for its food items? In fact, Bengalis are very foodie. And, the top 10 Kolkata famous food items are:

Kolkata Famous Food Item

  • Macher Jhol

Fish is a mandatory dish of Bengali cuisine. In other words, Bengalis are so fond of eating fish that they prefer to have at least one small piece of fish every day in their meal. And, Bengali’s macher jhol is extremely delicious. It is Kolkata’s famous food item. Taste the spicy one at least once, you will remember it for your lifetime.

  • Luchi

Luchi with curry or aloo dum tastes yummy. It is made from maida flour or wheat flour and deep-fried in oil or ghee. You can find luchi on every street of Kolkata. 

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  • Cholar Dal

Cholar Dal is a thick sweet and spicy dish made of chana dal. It tastes delicious when eaten with luchi. If you happen to visit the city of joy Kolkata, try to taste cholar dal with luchi or paratha. And, it would make you feel energetic to resume your adventure. So, it is Kolkata’s famous food item.

  • Alur Torkari

Now, alur torkari is another dish which you can have with luchi. It is made by mixing and cooking spices and potatoes. Though it is easy to cook, this tasty food can satiate your hunger. 

  • Roshogollas – Traditional food of Kolkata

Yippee! Here, we are talking about the soft, spongy, light-weight, white, sweet, and mouth-water roshogollas. How can we resist ourselves from having this Kolkata famous food item? Furthermore, it is easily digestible. So, rush to Kolkata to have this sweet dish. 

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  • Bengali’s Boiled Rice

Bengalis are fond of rice. Many have it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. That means many have it for all three main meals of the day. And, it is so easy to cook that all they need to do is to wash and boil the rice till it is soft and digestible. Furthermore, rice is rich in carbohydrates which acts as an energy-booster to the human body.  So, try tasting a handful of Bengali’s boiled rice with macher jhol. It tastes yum yum!

  • Kolkata Biryani – Kolkata famous food

Mixed with ‘Chandramukhi aloo’, meat and rice with spices, Kolkata Biryani has always been Kolkata’s famous food item. ‘Chandramukhi aloo’ is a special type of potato which is slightly sweetish in taste. And, there are varieties of Kolkata Biryani such as Chicken Biryani, Mutton Biryani, Egg Biryani, Beef Biryani, and Aloo Biryani.

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  • Sondesh 

Sondesh is also a Kolkata famous food item. It is a sweet dish available in a variety of shapes and flavors. From children to old age people, all get attracted to this sweet food.

  • Kolkata Puchkas – Famous street food of Kolkata

Kolkata puchkas have a special spicy taste. Mixed with spicy mashed potatoes, and sour-spicy water, Kolkata puchkas are extremely delicious to eat. You can find them on every street in the city. Even one bite of puchkas would convince you to eat more of them. You must try this food!

  •  Mishti Doi

Mishti Doi! This summer’s special sweet dish is enough to make you feel happy and satisfied. Made of fermented sweet yogurt, mishti doi tastes better when refrigerated and cooled like ice cream. This Kolkata famous food item is always in demand. So, remember to taste it. 

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