9 Bengali Sweet Dishes!Everyone must try once.
From various vegetarian foods to non-vegetarian foods, Bengali cuisine is ubiquitous for every foodie in the town or country. But if you are the kind of a person who craves for the sweet dishes, that is, Mishti shesh pate (at the end of the meal or normally), you won’t be disappointed. Kolkata is known for variety of sweet dishes. The sheer range of delectable Bengali sweets is enough to leave you happy enough in contrast to the person left after eating such fascinating dishes. We promise once you bite into this soft and mushy wonders, you will be transported to another world. Enough exaggeration has happened , lets get started with the must-have sweets from Bengal.
1) Mishti Doi
Mishti in English means sweet. It is a sweet dish made up of yoghurt and condensed milk. Jaggery is also added for taste and flavor. It is one of the most favorite sweet dishes of people of Kolkata.
The sweet dish is made up of chenna, and kesar is added to the flavor. This sweet dish has a perfect sweetener and tastes best when served cold.you will get these sweets in any top restaurant
3) Kheer Kadam
Kheer Kadam is named after Kadamba ( a ball shaped flower with tiny white petals that point in all direction), this sweetmeat is made by encasing a dry rasgulla (smaller than usual). Coated first with kheer, which is then dusted with dried kheer.
Churned out from sweetened fresh milk curd, shondesh is a staple served in every Bengali household. This little wonder comes in shades of milk white and beige.
5) Khirer Chop
Khirer Chop is a wonderful mix of flour, suji , milk , sugar, nutmeg and bread. Stuffed with kheer, this chop is lightly tossed in sugar syrup.
Here comes the sweet that is synonymous with Bengali cuisine. These soft and spongy balls soaked in sugar syrup make for the ultimate comfort food for many.
7) Pati Shapta
Pati Shapta is a traditional Bengali sweet that that’s a part of every Bong’s childhood food memory. Prepared on special occasion like poila Boishakh(Bengali New Year), this is answer to India’s Pancakes. These thin creeps made up of sooji, maida and rice flour are filled with coconut and taste is fascinating.
This one is a spin-off on the boondi laddu of the north. This sweet is made up of Bonde rolled into laddoos with generous handfuls of khoya and dry fruit.
9) Nolen Gurer Paayesh
A popular sweet dish from Bengal, Nolen Gurer Paayesh is made by boiling basmati rice n milk and adding dollops of date palm joggery instead of sugar, Garnished with nuts and pistachios.
After reading this article, you might just not keep yourself restated from having this wonders. If you are mouth-watering get these luscious sweets . No need to worry just find nearest restaurant and get these sweets.
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