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Last Updated : Dec 12,2018
230 Bengali Veg Recipes, Bengali Food, Bengali Dishes, Bengali Cuisine
Bengali cuisine has some unique characteristics that set it apart from the rest of the country’s food styles. Hailing from Eastern India, Bengali food makes use of mustard oil and a mixture of five seeds and spices called the panch phoron to get a special flavour. We present you over 200 Bengali Veg Recipes.
Bengalis prefer to make a meal of rice rather than rotis, and love peppy dishes like the Baingan Bhaja, Bati chorichori, Bengali-style okra had with Luchi which is favourite Bengali puri. They also have other Bengali Rotis like Aloo Ki Puri or Helathy Stuffed Luchi. Popular Bengali Dals are Bengali Matarsutir Dal and Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diya.
At night, Bengalis like to have a portion of khichdi with a simple raita. To get a true taste of Bengali Dishes, have a go at the Khichdi Bengali Style
The mithai of the region is also quite unique, characterised by the abundant use of chenna, a special type of cheese made by curdling milk. Bengali sweets like Rasgulla, Rasmalai, Chum Chum and Bhappa Doi are famous all over the country. Enter this section to make all these delectable Bengali treats in your own kitchen!
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Layered Fruit Sandesh by Tarla Dalal
A masterpiece that combines the joy of a fruit salad with the classic appeal of a Bengali
delicacy, the Layered Fruit Sandesh is an eye-catching dessert in which layers of sweetened and spiced paneer alternate between layers of fruits like pomegranate, kiwi, appl ....
Rasgulla ( Mithai) by Tarla Dalal
The famous Bengali
sweet with its history of more than a century has crossed the boundaries of culture, caste and creed. It is relished almost everywhere in India and has been popularised abroad as well. Making rasgulla is an art and comes with practice.
24 Nov 18
Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Get set to prepare the all-time favourite Bengali
delight right in your own kitchen!
We show you the whole process, right from curdling the milk to make fresh and succulent paneer, to making super-soft rasgullas from it, and soaking them in aromatic and spi ....
Bengali Style Okra ( Rotis and Subzis) by Tarla Dalal
When something can be cooked quickly and easily, and is also too tasty to resist, it appeals to everybody! such is the case with the bengali style okra. A fine powder of mustard and poppy seeds lends a unique flavour to this subzi, which features only simple ingredients that can be found in anybody' ....
Chum Chum by Tarla Dalal
Chum chum also known as cham cham or chom chom is another Bengali
delicacy made using chenna.
These oval shaped mithai are cooked in sugar syrup and stuffed with a mixture of mawa. We have added refined flour (maida) to the prepared chenna which provides sti ....
23 Aug 18
Puris ( How To Make Pooris ) by Tarla Dalal
Puris are perhaps one of the most well-known and versatile of indian foods. It can be served as a snack or a meal depending on the accompanying items. However, it is important to know the right way of making puris, so that they come out nice and fluffy and without too much oil. While the perfect pur ....
Bengali Matarsutir Dal ( Microwave Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
You would definitely have used green peas as part of many a recipe, but now try this bengali-style dal that is made exclusively with green peas and just a dash of common spices to pep it up.
Quick Apple Sandesh by Tarla Dalal
A perfect balance of tradition, modernity and convenience, the apple sandesh is a delectable dessert
you can whip up in minutes.
Here, quickly-made balls of Sandesh
are topped with an a ....
Baingan Bhaja, Bengali Begun Bhaja by Tarla Dalal
Amongst traditional Bengali
recipes, Baingan Bhaja is an evergreen favourite. The original recipe involves shallow-frying the baingan in lots of oil till it is succulent and aromatic. We have tweaked the recipe smartly to get the same awesome results with minimal ....
Chocolate- Vanilla and Orange Sandesh by Tarla Dalal
Using just two ingredients, chenna and sugar, Sandesh a very popular Bengali
delicacy is made.
If you get the texture of chenna correctly, then you won't have a tough time make these Sandesh. We have created an unusually flavored Sandesh using orange squash, ....
Sandesh by Tarla Dalal
A light creamy delicacy from West Bengal
made with curdled milk. It is an art to make this recipe which requires practice and patience.
Make use of fresh chenna to get the perfect texture. Do not try making this using market brought paneer because, it lacks ....
Healthy Bhapa Doi by Tarla Dalal
If anybody has an incurable sweet tooth, it’s a Bengali – and they are proud of it. Mostly made of dairy products, Bengali sweets have a unique flavour and amazing mouth-feel. Ranging from sweet curds to rasagolla, their sweets are now famous all over the world.
Of these, Bhapa Doi is a rich and ....
Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diye by Tarla Dalal
A dal recipe from the kitchens of Bengal
, the Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diye brings together moong dal with a horde of colourful, tasty and nutritious veggies!
A traditional tempering of whole spices gives the dal a tantalising aroma while tangy tomatoes and a d ....
Pyazi, Healthy Bengali Snack by Tarla Dalal
Feeling glum on a monsoon
day? Set it right with mouth-watering Pyazi! A traditional Bengali
snack, the Pyazi is deep-fried onion bhajiya with a touch of kalanji.
This recipe here comes with a
Bengali Style Jackfruit Cutlet, Echor Cutlet by Tarla Dalal
You would have surely had cutlets made of potatoes and even Jain
-friendly cutlets made with raw bananas or mixed veggies, but have you ever had cutlets made of raw jackfruit?
This traditional delicacy from Bengal has a unique taste, which is delicious in its ow ....
Panch Phoron, Bengali Five Spice by Tarla Dalal
If you want to try your hand at Bengali
cooking, Panch Phoron is one of the first spice mixes you need to keep ready. Without Panch Phoron, Bengali cooking is just incomplete!
There is no roasting or grinding to make the Panch Phoron. It is just a combination ....
23 Sep 13
Potato Rotis by Tarla Dalal
The addition of boiled and grated potatoes makes these rotis so soft that they literally melt in your mouth! plus, potato rotis is also a smart way to clear your stock of potatoes, because this recipe turns out best with old potatoes.
Boriya Diya Palang Saag by Tarla Dalal
A classic Bengali
i dish of moong dal dumplings cooked in a spinach gravy.
The vibrant taste and unique mouth-feel of this dish make it a great hit, not just with Bengalis but anybody who tastes it.
Boriya Diya Palang Saag literally means a gravy (saag) of ....
Nimki Recipe, Bengali Jar Snack by Tarla Dalal
Nimki is an all-time favourite Bengali jar snack, which has a very appetizing flavour and extremely interesting mouth-feel!
Surprisingly, this snack requires only a few ingredients. Made of a plain flour dough flavoured elegantly with cumin and nigella seeds, the Nimki gets its unique texture fr ....
Ghugni, Bengali Style Diabetic Snack by Tarla Dalal
style recipe which is enjoyed as a snack by most. Not being cooked in too much oil, it is healthy.
The masalas and the final touch of coriander, on the other hand, adds to the appeal and taste. It's quite satiating thus avoiding munching on other ....
Dal Kalai, Bengali Kalai Dal by Tarla Dalal
Taste has nothing to do with complexity – and this recipe proves the fact! A simple dal from Bengali kitchens, Dal Kalai is made by flavouring cooked urad dal with a paste of saunf and ginger.
Together with a quick tempering of green chillies, this paste gives the dal such an awesome taste and a ....
23 Sep 13
Khichdi, Bengali Style by Tarla Dalal
Bengali style khichdi is aromatic and also laden with veggies and dal. In short, it is a flavoursome and power-packed meal.
The use of crushed spices instead of whole or powdered ones brings about a significant change in the recipe – you will notice it when you prepare the khichdi.
Also try ....
Bengali Style Jackfruit Curry, Echor Kosha by Tarla Dalal
Panch phoron is a mix of five seeds, which is a must-have in every Bengali
kitchen. Sometimes the panch phoron is tempered whole, whereas in recipes like this they are crushed coarsely and used.
This Bengali Style Jackfruit Curry is tempered with panch phoron ....
Healthy Stuffed Luchi, Low Salt Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Stuffed Luchi is an all-time favourite snack, which Bengalis can fit into any meal – breakfast, lunch or snacks! It is made so commonly in Bengali households.
The traditional version is made of refined flour dough, stuffed with a tasty mix of moong dal and spices, and deep-fried to perfection.
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