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Traditional Bengali Food Which Are Famous Worldwide

The people of the sweetest language like Bengalees prefer different kinds of food. The foods are both tasty and healthy. Today, we are about to inform top 10 simple but awesome Bengali foods famous worldwide. Know just their namings and main ingredients.

Traditional Bengali Food

Dimer Dhokaar Dalna and Luchi

A common Bengali dish of steamed cakes made with eggs, potatoes, and spices and simmered in an aromatic curry.

Bhaapa Aloo

The humble potato tossed in local flavors of panch phoron, coconut paste, and mustard oil. Simple yet satisfying!

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.

Sorsebata Ilish Machh

‘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 (panch phoron).

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.

Doi Machh

Doi Machh 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.

Begun Bhaja

In Bengali, brinjal is named to be Begun. Pan fried eggplants, sizzling with aromatic spices. You can serve with freshly made, tangy tomato chutney.


A Bengali dessert prepared in the form of thin crepes stuffed with a delicious coconut and jaggery filling.


Bengali desserts are great charmers with chenna or fresh cottage cheese as one of the primary ingredients in most of them. Here’s how to make the ultimate melt-in-the-mouth sweet.

Chor Chori

A vegetarian delight, chor chori is a fresh mix of vegetables like potatoes, brinjal, cauliflower, and pumpkin flavored with the famous ‘panch phoron’.

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