There’s nothing quite as delicious as Bengali food. From sublime vegetarian delicacies to decadent fish and meat curries, the possibilities of discovering exquisite flavours while exploring Bengali cuisine are indeed endless.
Let’s take a look at some of the iconic Bengali dishes that you must try during your next trip to Santiniketan.
Golda Chingri’r Malaikari
Golda Chingri, or giant freshwater prawns, cooked in creamy coconut milk is a true delight. With the subtle hint of spice cutting through the rich and creamy coconut milk base, this delectable prawn curry is sure to rule plates and palates any day.
The sharpness of the rich, piquant mustard flavour takes the humble Vetki to another level in this crowd favourite recipe, where delicate Vetki fish fillets are cooked in spicy mustard gravy and finished off with a drizzle of mustard oil to add to the zing!
A warm bowl of Aloo Posto, paired with a steamy plate of rice, has secured its place as a comfort food at the hearts of possibly every Bengali. The charm of this iconic potato and poppy seed paste recipe hides in its simplicity, with every bite reminding you of home.
Deshi Murgi’r Jhol
Nothing beats the taste of country chicken cooked into a flavourful curry with potatoes and aromatic spices. It’s simple, it’s spicy, and it’s downright delicious.
Simple yet sublime – this delicate Pabda fish curry is elevated with the simple flavours of nigella seeds, fresh coriander leaves, and green chillies that shine through when paired with plain steamed rice.
Spicy, tangy, and oh-so-good! Caramelised onions add richness and a subtle sweetness to this delicious Pomfret fish curry, balancing the savoury garlic and the slight tang from the tomatoes.
From elaborate celebration feasts to lazy Sunday lunches, Kosha Mangsho reigns and rightly so! This decadently rich and aromatic slow-cooked mutton curry is an indulgence you cannot miss.
You can try out these iconic Bengali dishes amidst the serenity of Santiniketan at Mohor Kutir’s very own in-house restaurant Panchmeshali, one of the best places to eat in Santiniketan, where our in-house chefs, cosy ambience, and excellent service are sure to help you rediscover the exquisite flavours of Bengal.
Come, dive into a gastronomic escapade at Panchmeshali by Mohor Kutir – the best resort and hotel in Santiniketan.