The distinctiveness of a City is reliant upon many things like its Lifestyle, Landmarks Monuments and last but not the least, it’s Food Culture. Kolkata is a city that asserts its eminence as far as its Food is concerned. You need to delve into the city’s food to get to know its aestheticism better.
Here are the twenty dishes one cannot give a miss when in Kolkata:
The age old recipes of the Roll are a well kept secret in the city whether it is Vegetable, Egg or Chicken Roll The exclusivity cannot be reduplicated anywhere else. Ballygunj Dhaba should be your go-to place for Rolls in Kolkata.
A variety of fried Noodles in Kolkata, which you will find in every nook and corner of the city. The Bengali-Chinese cuisine is very different from your regular Chinese Food. Tangy and scrumptious, you will not regret the fact that it will leave your taste buds nippy. Tangra is the best place for noodles in Kolkata where you can savoir the delight.
Anybody in this region will claim the fact that the Phuchka, a form of the Panipuri, is the most outstanding food in Kolkata too. The filling dwells in a combination of Tamarind Water, Boiled Potatoes and other Masalas. Head straight to the one in Southern Avenue or College Street. You will not regret this endeavor.
Delectable to taste and Healthy and Light on the Stomach, this dish is imbued in a very thick Gravy with Potatoes and Channa. They are generally furnished with Rotis or Buns. The most Delicious Ghoognis are served near Howrah Station.
You will find this iconic dish in every nook and corner of the city. It is a concoction puffed rice with a variety of Spices and Sev. The Taate of the unique Jhalmuri is unparalleled to anything else. Visit Victoria Memorial to get the most sumptuous Jhaalmuri.
This street food in Kolkata is unexampled and special to the city. The Phuchka Puris mixed, broken and crushed with Spices and Mashed Potatoes to create and Exemplary Dish.
This can be found everywhere in the city.
Served in Earthen Cups or Bhaars, this is a Kolkata Special food. Connoisseurs of Tea in Kolkata vouch for the Bhaarer Cha as it is called. Remember to have more than two cups to get the desired effect. Try the one in Balwant Singh Dhaba, you will be craving for more.
Though not very healthy because of the Oil used, that doesn’t discourage people from eating them. It can be found in different varieties like Brinjal, Potatoe, Pumpkin, etc. Each one is tastier than the other. Do not leave Kolkata without trying this street food.
No meal is complete for Bengalis without the classic Fish. You have to try the Deep Fried and Crumbly Fish Fry from the Street Hawkers in Gariahat and Park Street.
As the name suggests this one of the most desired dishes in Kolkata by Vegetarians and Non Vegetarians alike. Filled with different Vegetables, this dish is a simple delight.