Durga Puja is right around the corner, and festive obsessed people are incredibly thrilled to witness what this Pujo has to offer. Especially Bengalis, who have got zero chill during the season, are at their final leg of preparations now. From donning into new traditional attires to the mouth-watering authentic food arrangements, Durga Puja is the highly anticipated festival in India. During Pujo, you will not find only Bengali sitting in the house but rather see families more indulged into feasting around the puja pandals. It is because of Bengalis and their devotion to food that Durga Puja is famous as foodies’ paradise with plenty of mouth-watering dishes to savour. Ahead of the occasion of Durga Puja 2019, here we bring you the traditional recipes of Bengali dishes that taste heaven. From Kosha Mangsho to Muri Ghonto, check out the finger-licking non-veg recipes to devour this Pujo. Durga Puja 2019 Date And Information: Know All About Durgotsav And Celebrations Related to Five-Day Festival.
Muri ghonto is one of the signature dishes from the Bengali cuisine. Muri stands for the fish’s head, and Ghonto is a mushy side. The traditional food is a mixture of potato chunks, rice and fish bones and head. This tasty dish is served with steamed rice, and one spoon of it can never be enough.
Bhapa Ilish also called Shorshe Ilish Bhapa is steamed hilsa fish and the preparation is extremely popular among the Bongs. It is steamed in potent mustard and some spices for taste. Even though, the result looks very polish, but Bhapa Ilish is a fairly easy recipe to execute requiring few ingredients. It is served with white steamed rice, and no special occasion among Bengalis can ever be completed without this mouth-watering traditional fish curry. If You Do Not Find These 5 Types of Pandal Hoppers During Pujo, Are You Even in Bengal?
This spicy Bengali mutton recipe, aka Kosha Mangsho, is a perfect recipe for the festival. Bengalis love to have it during the lunch, especially when complemented with deep-fried flatbread fondly called Luchi.
Bhetki fish fry is a perfect evening snack or even a delicious starter recipe for Pujo. It is basically a cutlet recipe that is basically boneless bhetki fish fillet, well marinated in lemon juice and onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli paste, then nicely coated in breadcrumbs before deep frying it in oil.
Chingri Macher Malai Curry:
Chingri Macher Malai Curry is the classic Bengali preparation with lobster or prawns and coconut milk. This silky smooth creamy yet light gravy is prepared with whole spices and flavoured with ginger, fresh green chilli and cooked in mustard oil.
These are the best and most popular traditional Bengali non-vegetarian food that is a must-try during Pujo. The festival is incomplete without these authentic recipes. It is okay, if you are not willing to cook the recipes at home. Because the pandals are loaded with food stalls where you can find delectable food. Do not forget to treat your taste bud, with a plate full of mishti doi.