Kolkata India
Here is given information on the cuisine of Kolkata and Bengali traditional food. Check out what to eat in Calcutta India.

Calcutta Cuisine

Calcutta CuisineBengali traditional food, especially the yummy mouthwatering sweets are popular all over India. Bengal boasts off its cottage cheese based sweets like sandesh, rosogolla and chanar payesh. Other must try delicacies consist of Misti doi (sweetened curd) and Patali gur confectionery (date palm jaggery). When it comes to Calcutta cuisine, it can be said that each district of Bengal has its own unique dish to offer like Langcha and mihidana-sitabhog of Bardhaman, sharbhaja of Krishnanagar, chanabora of Murshidabad etc. Read on to know more about cuisine of Kolkata, India…

Calcutta will never disappoint food lovers. In Bengal, Chinese cuisine is in demand. North Indian and south Indian food can be found virtually in any restaurant. Other cuisines that Bengalis are fond of include Continental, Thai, Tibetian and Anglo-Indian. If you wish to savor the taste of these cuisines, you can visit some eating-houses in and around Chowringhee and Park Street. When it comes to the cooking specialty of Calcutta, Kathi rolls (kebabs wrapped in dough) truly deserve a special mention.

What to eat in Calcutta India

Below is given a list of some foods that you can indulge in:
  • Luchi
  • Cholaar dal
  • Kochuri and alurdom
  • Chop-cutlet
  • Telebhaja
Some of the best confectionary shops of Kolkata that provide quality stuff are:
  • Flury's (formerly Swiss owned) on Park Street
  • Nahoum's (oldest Jewish bakery) in New Market
  • Others include Uppu, Crust, Kathleen, Monginis, Jalajoga