Bengali Recipes

Our Bengali Recipes section contains recipes of traditional Bengali cuisine. Bengal is situated in East India and Bengali food is characterized by the use of mustard oil and five basic spices: zeera, kalaunji, saunf, fenugreek and mustard seeds. Bengali sweets such as Rasgulla, Sandesh etc are popular all over the world. Try our delectable Bengali recipes.
Payesh
Any festival or birthday or get together or a craving for sweets, payesh fits the bill perfectly. You must be familiar with this if you are a Bengali, but if you are not even then you can be sure that this dessert will satisfy your sweet tooth. All you need is rice, milk, cardamom, jaggery and your favorite dry fruits for garnishing.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (10 votes)
Bengali Jhal Muri
Jhal Muri is a very popular spicy evening snack. Learn how to make/prepare Jhal Muri by following this easy recipe.

• Easy    Rating: 7.6 / 10 (8 votes)
Aloo Bhaja
The Bengali thali is incomplete without the unassuming Aloo Bhaja or potato fry. There are several methods of preparing this delicious fry, each equally enticing. A variety of spices can be used while making the Aloo Bhaja or it can just be fried along with onions and chilies. It can be relished hot with Dal Bhaat or Parota.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.4 / 10 (13 votes)
Dhoka Dalna
With the mixture of onions, tomato and coconuts forming the broth, and the chana dal patties re-fried to give it that crisp texture, the Dhoka Dalna is the pride of the Bengali cuisine with its piquant and enticing taste.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.4 / 10 (5 votes)
Gol Papdi
Gol Papdi is a very popular recipe. Learn How To Make Gol Papdi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Indian Kolkata Egg Rolls
Indian Kolkata Egg Rolls are a delicious delight from the city of Kolkata. Learn how to make/prepare Indian Kolkata Egg Rolls by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.9 / 10 (8 votes)
Baingan Bhaja
Baingan bhaja is a traditional Bengali dish which completes a meal. This is the one which is served at the beginning of the meal with rice and dal, and those who have had the combo, know how heavenly it is. However, this does not mean that making it is a huge task. All you need is brinjals cut into rounds, laced with turmeric powder and salt and deep fried. Some even enhance the taste by adding ginger and chilli to it.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.2 / 10 (11 votes)
Macher Jhol
A delectable healthy meal hailing from Kerala, the Macher Jhol is almost like fish broth than fish curry, though it is considered a curry. Combined with white steamed rice and there is nothing better that can match its salivating flavors.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.3 / 10 (4 votes)
Mishti Doi
Don't worry, mishti doi is no longer the unattainable Bengali sweet dream. This lipsmacking dessert can be prepared at home and wins brownie points for being a no-fuss dish.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Spicy Vegan Potato Curry
Spicy Vegan Potato Curry excites the taste buds with its abundant spices. Learn how to make/prepare Spicy Vegan Potato Curry by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Tel Koi
Tel Koi is one of the best known Bengali recipes. Learn how to make/prepare Tel Koi by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (9 votes)
Aloo Phulgobi Dalna
Aloo Phulgobi Dalna is a spicy hot curry recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Aloo Phulgobi Dalna by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.1 / 10 (7 votes)
Khichuri
Khichuri is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Khichuri by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Aloo Potol
While exploring the Bengali cuisine, one might notice that the potato is a chief ingredient of most dishes and the Aloo Potol is no different in this regard. Its a great addition to a meal.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.4 / 10 (14 votes)
Bandhakopir Ghonto
A traditional Bengali dish the Bandhakopir Ghonto is a curry prepared with cabbage. The mild spicy dish is best eaten with rotis or luchis and is quite popular during festivities.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 5.0 / 10 (13 votes)
Pati Sapta
Pati Sapta is a traditional Bengali sweet which is made with thin crepes made out of refined flour and semolina. A mixture of grated coconut, khoya and jaggery is then added to the pancakes or crepes. It is popular during the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

• Veg.   • Average   
Papaya Preserve
Papaya Preserve is both a delicious and a nutritious recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Papaya Preserve by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Dal Puri
Dal Puri is a popular Indian recipe prepared on special occasions. Learn how to make/prepare Dal Puri by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 5.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Luchi
Luchi is a favorite in all Bengali household and is perfect to be eaten with a potato gravy or chana. The deep-fried, easy-to-make Luchi is popular during the festive occasions of Durga Puja and Navratri.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.4 / 10 (26 votes)
Bhapa Doi
Bhapa Doi is a delicious Bengali sweet. Learn how to make/prepare Bhapa Doi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Batter Fried Fish
Batter Fried Fish Recipe is a delicious appetizer. Learn how to make/prepare Batter Fried Fish Recipe by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average   
Green Chilli and Aloo Curry
Green Chilli and Aloo Curry is a hot and spicy recipe. Learn how to make Green Chilli and Aloo Curry by following this simple & easy recipe.

• Easy   
Cholar Dal
Cholar Dal is a traditional Bengali recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chholar Daal by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Papaya Chutney
Since there are many amongst us, who aren't a big fan of papayas, here's a trick that will make you fall in love with this versatile fruit. Cook it with ingredients such as ginger, garlic, jaggery and tamarind pulp, to transform it into a delish tangy chutney.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Pantuva
Might seem like the traditional 'Gulab Jamuns' but it's not. However, the Pantuva too pleases those who have a sweet palate. During the Durga Puja celebrations, this dessert is served during social gatherings.

• Veg.   • Easy   

Sub Categories
Bengali Aloo/Potato Recipes [7] Bengali Curry Recipes [7]
Bengali Fish Recipes [18] Bengali Rice Recipes [6]
Bengali Snacks [7] Bengali Sweets [25]

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