Kolkata is famous for many things but it is the toothsome mishtis that strikes the chord of your hearts in the deepest way. Bengali sweets are dollops of deliciousness coated with a rich coalition of culture, heritage and tradition. They melt your heart and tickle your taste buds.
Here, we’ve culled down a nifty list of the most delectable Bengali Sweets – they are winter specials and needs to be tried once in a lifetime:
Nolen Gurer Payesh
A quintessential winter delicacy curated for the sweet tooth in you! Nolen Gurer Payesh is made with milk, special gur and rice – while the gur is available in winters only. This dish is mastered with a dash of jaggery and loads of stirring while cooking.
This is a Bengali traditional sweet you would come across in almost every occasion. Though shapes and sizes may differ, the taste remains more or less same. It lingers on the tongue for long. It is a semolina-based sweet dish that is rich and delicious.
Nolen Gurer Rosogolla
Soaked in a sweet sugar syrup, these round spongy-squidgy mishtis are an absolute favorite of all. Rather, it has become a cult in Bengali cuisine scene. No one can defy the lure of rosgollas, and if they are made of nolen gur, they taste divine. When are you trying one?
Malai Chom Chom
For an unforgettable taste and indulgence, try Malai Chom Chom – prepared with chenna with a hint of kesar, this luxurious delicacy is best served chilled. Include it in your menu and brighten the spirit of any occasion.
Stuffed with coconut and jaggery, Pati Shapta is a version of crepe prepared with sooji, maida and rice flour. It is one of the oldest desserts in Bengali household. Serve it cold or hot, the taste fills your soul with happiness. Best when served with a bowl of liquid jhola gur (jaggery).
A round-shaped sumptuous dessert for everyone – Chanar Jeelapi is prepared with fresh paneer, khoya, rice flour and lots of love! Dig into these juicy balls of sugary sweetness and scream a-w-e-s-o-m-e. It’s surely one dessert not to be missed when you are in the city of joy!
Be it festivals, birthdays or just any random occasion, Payesh is an absolute favorite sweet delicacy. This Bengali dish is equivalent to kheer, and tastes scrumptious. It looks even more beautiful and enticing when garnished with pistachios, kismis and nuts!
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