Durga Puja Recipes

Our Durga Puja Recipes section contains a variety of traditional Durga Puja recipes. Durga Puja is the most important religious festival of Bengal. Celebrate Durga Puja along with some delicious food. Try our easy recipes for Durga Puja.
Rasgulla
No Bengali festival or celebration is complete without Rasgulla. Most of the time this mouthful of sweetness marks the beginning as well as the end of any occasion. Some even term it as the full-stop to a meal as it is customary to serve Rasgulla at the end of all the grandeur of food.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (158 votes)
Badam Halwa
Almond is a store house of healthy elements and when it comes to taste, this kernel establishes itself as one of the most liked nuts. Badam halwa has almond as its key ingredient, and the addition of ghee and saffron is enough to tickle the nose. This makes for a great dessert during festive seasons especially Diwali, Mahashivaratri and Durga Puja.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (110 votes)
Creamy Prawn Curry
The creamy prawn curry uses a wide assortment of spices and coconut milk. The prawn soaks in all the delicious flavors as it slow cooks and the coconut milk lends the curry an unbeatable richness.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (13 votes)
Aloo Posto
Poppy seeds are a much used spice in the Eastern India and Aloo Posta is one such dish which makes use of the spice. The diced potatoes are cooked with a paste of poppy seeds or posta and chilies. Kalonji seeds are used to temper the dish.

• Veg.    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (44 votes)
Ghugni
Ghugni is a typical 4 o'clock Bengali snack that is relished with pakoda or puffed rice. This snack is a tasty as well as a healthy option for all those who want to stay away from those scary calories.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (11 votes)
Chum Chum
A typical Bengali sweet, the ooze of the sugar syrup at first bite combined with the softness of the cottage cheese is certainly a sweet one needs to try if they haven't. Miraculous in every bite.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.9 / 10 (16 votes)
Doi Mach
A trip to Bengal is incomplete without eating a meal with Doi Mach. Best eaten with rice, you need nothing else to satisfy your apitite other than this heavenly combination of rice and Doi Mach.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.2 / 10 (13 votes)
Dry Mutton
Dry Mutton is an exotic dish from East India where the meat is slow-cooked with a wide variety of spices. It is a must-have dish for all mutton lovers especially if you're visiting that part of the country during Durga Pujas.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.2 / 10 (27 votes)
Misti Doi
A simple concoction of milk sugar and curd, the Misti Doi is as good as any other Bengali sweet and is imperatively part of their festivals. Served in a cool clay pot, this curd like sweet is perfect after any meal.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (24 votes)
Gokul Pithe
Another important aspect of the famous 'Durga Puja' festival is the mouth-watering desserts served at food stalls during this time. You might have tried Gulab Jamuns and Rasgullas, but your next priority should ideally be Gokul Pithe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Puri
Puries are a popular substitute, eaten instead of chapatis, the crispiness and the taste it lends, can make any dish irresistible. The best part is that it takes not even 5 minutes to make this delicious dish.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (32 votes)
Sandesh

This delicacy is an all time favourite among all Bengalies out there. The best part is that it can be made in a matter of few minutes, with Cheena and milk. The after effect this dish leaves in your mouth is absolute heaven.


• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.0 / 10 (22 votes)
Shukto
Shukto is a traditional Bengali recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Shukto by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.6 / 10 (9 votes)
Sweet Boondi
Sweet Boondi is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Sweet Boondi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (3 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)
Bombay Halwa
Bombay Halwa is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Bombay Halwa by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 1.0 / 10 (1 vote)
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   
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)
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)

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