Bengali Cuisine
Events  /  Published 26.09.22

Pre-Puja gift of lost treasures for the city with the sweet tooth

During the event, My Kolkata met Robin Ghosh, president, Santiniketan Society for Youth Empowerment. Talking about the journey of the Sabeki o Harano Mishti Carnival, he said, “I am an economist...
By Subhadrika Sen

Attend  /  Published 26.09.22

Head to this food festival at EcoHub this Durga Puja!

Celebrate Sharodiyar Mahabhoj — a special Durga Puja festival at EcoHub from September 30 to October 5 — that aims at elevating the season’s festivities with a traditional meal on ea...

Attend  /  Published 25.09.22

Sunday Classics: A taste of lost sweets at ‘Sabeki o Harano Misti Carnival’

Have a sweet tooth? Try some of the lost recipes of Bengali sweets at the Sabeki o Harano Misti Carnival on September 25 at Icchapuran Community Hall, opposite Acropolis Mall. The carnival, presented ...

Cook  /  Published 18.09.22

Sunday Classics: Try this classic mishti recipe with a twist

TV host and chef, Chinu Vaze, shares some amazingly simple and delicious recipes, and this homemade mishti doi recipe is no different. Made with full fat milk (obviously!) and jaggery, the condensed m...

Food  /  Published 16.09.22

Never too ‘maachh’: Lessons in Bengali cooking at a potluck celebrating small fry

“As Bengalis we often tend to get comfortable in our spaces and be content within ourselves. But if we have to grow to be something world class, we cannot do that,” he added. Having chef Z...
By Rumela Basu


Food  /  Published 14.09.22

In pictures: A fishy feast from Bengal’s kitchens

At the Choto Maach Potluck with Sienna Cafe and The Locavore there was ‘maachh’ to celebrate from the region’s culinary techniques...
By Rumela Basu

Food  /  Published 12.09.22

Indulge in authentic Bengali cuisine at Kolkata Local, from the house of Edabba

Chanar Dalna — a signature Bengali dish made with fresh chhana in a light, flavourful gravy usually, this one is a bit on the spicier side than the usual runny jhol made with potatoes. Pictures...
By Pramita Ghosh

Food  /  Published 10.09.22

Six lip-smacking sides to go with your Sunday luchi

The luchi can be the perfect vehicle for savouring some creamy, luscious payesh, if you’re not too fond of spoons. You can opt for a simple rice pudding or chaler payesh or go for the more indul...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 27.08.22

A Bengal-special brunch with modern twists at Vivanta by Taj

“To give you an example, we wanted to give our connoisseurs a taste of Turine-Gyathuk Meat Ball Soup the way it is famous in Darjeeling, a Murshidabadi Gosth Biryani in an earthen pot from the k...
By Zeba Akhtar Ali

Food  /  Published 12.05.22

Oh! Calcutta pays culinary tribute to Satyajit Ray with ‘Manikdar Rajbhoj’

Elaborating further, Kundu said, “Satyajit Ray also loved raw mangoes and so we have improvised Aam Posto’r Bora (fritters with poppy seeds and raw mangoes). Regretfully, we cannot turn ou...
By Saurav Roy


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