RJ Khas Koushik traces the influence of exotic food and recipes that have made their way into a Bengali kitchen. This series will feature those ‘imports’ and show how they have contributed to building a richer cultural identity for Bengal.
Bengalis favourite dessert for breakfast.but this is originally from middle east.
From the ancient period of mankind,people love to eat different meat on fire.but this is the improvisation of that ancient item to a delicacy.
Cutlet were a typical starter in French cuisine, as a variation of Croquettes with a shape of small rib. The recipe became popular in all Europe due to the influence of French cuisine and popular in Kolkata with british influence.
The combination of hot sweet sour salty bitter everything in it.this is not a main dish it enhance taste buds for other foods.
Momo are a type of Tibetan and Nepalese dumpling dish popular in these regions. Momo is found in the cuisines of Nepal and Tibet. It is similar to baozi, jiaozi and mantou in Chinese cuisine, buuz in Mongolian cuisine, gyoza in Japanese cuisine, mandu in Korean cuisine and manti in Afghan cuisines.
Sharbat is an Iranian drink also popular in Turkey, South Asia, Caucasus and the Balkans. It is prepared from fruits or flower petals.It is a sweet cordial, and usually served chilled.
Chocolate never lets us down and always improves our mood. Popular since the time of the Aztecs, chocolate was consumed all over the world by the late 19th century.
Hot 'Phena bhat' to cool 'Panta bhat',this is the staple food of Bengal.Bong people love to have it with every veg or non veg side dish.
Mughlai paratha is a popular Bengali street food which is believed to have originated in Bengal Subah during the time of Mughal Empire
The name derive from sanskrit. Greek king seleucus to Mughal empire Jahangir was fond of it.
End up with a sweet dish 'Madhureno somapoyet'.How a chinese special became Bong Special.
It’s a special item but we can call it a piece of art.
Bong Delicacy is eual to this special item. Different variety of it and have it with different item.
Typical South Indian breakfast but Kolkata also love to have this healthy and tasty dish daylong.
Morning or Evening Kolkata always love to have this, but this is also originate from middle east,just imagine.
Epitome of Bengali quisine but very few know that this dish actually is originate from a Portugese item.
Kolkata's alltime favourite evening snacks.You can call it Panipuri,Gupchup,Pani ke patake,or goalgappa but this Kolkata Phuchka is something exclusive.
This mouth watering dish is Kolkata's all time favourite .Journey of Biriyani from Mughal Empire to todays Kolkata Special.
A quest for not only food lover, like a food detective try to find the Kolkata Connection with every food we love.