Food Trail in Kolkata: A Photo Story

Try fusion at the new and hip joint Bohemian to try their funky cocktails and the meringue flavoured with gondhoraj lebu.
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Kolkata is rightly a foodie’s delight. From baked treats to authentic Bengali fare, from Jewish confectionery to traditional sweets, the options are many.

Go beyond rasgulla and try these treats while in Kolkata.

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Nahoum’s & Sons is a landmark in Kolkata. Be smart and land up early in the morning to avoid the long queues during festivities for some of the best treats of the season.
Nahoum’s & Sons is a landmark in Kolkata. Be smart and land up early in the morning to avoid the long queues during festivities for some of the best treats of the season.
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Do drop in for a walk in the winter sun down Park Street and stop for a traditional lunch at Flurys.
Do drop in for a walk in the winter sun down Park Street and stop for a traditional lunch at Flurys.
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Sweets made of  gur or jaggery are a winter speciality in Kolkata. The Joynagarer moa is made of puffed rice and fresh gur with dry fruits for extra crunch. Delicious!
Sweets made of gur or jaggery are a winter speciality in Kolkata. The Joynagarer moa is made of puffed rice and fresh gur with dry fruits for extra crunch. Delicious!
Image courtesy: Sudha G Tilak
Motor shuti kochuri and alu is a winter staple. Wolf down a plateful of seasonal mashed peas in the kochuri with fiery alu.
Motor shuti kochuri and alu is a winter staple. Wolf down a plateful of seasonal mashed peas in the kochuri with fiery alu.
Image courtesy: Sudha G Tilak
No Bengali meal is complete without begun bhaja.
No Bengali meal is complete without begun bhaja.
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 The chitrakut is a plump bite of syrup and paneer and khoya.
The chitrakut is a plump bite of syrup and paneer and khoya.
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The chatni is a good way to wash down a heavy Bengali meal, its sweet tartness leaving a pleasant aftertaste.
The chatni is a good way to wash down a heavy Bengali meal, its sweet tartness leaving a pleasant aftertaste.
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Macher paturi is a delicacy with barramundi fish cooked in mustard sauce and wrapped in banana leaves.
Macher paturi is a delicacy with barramundi fish cooked in mustard sauce and wrapped in banana leaves.
Image courtesy: Sudha G Tilak
Kosha mangsho: This succulent slow-cooked mutton curry is perfect for a Sunday lunch, especially when accompanied by piping hot luchis - a type of fried flatbread made from wheat flour.
Kosha mangsho: This succulent slow-cooked mutton curry is perfect for a Sunday lunch, especially when accompanied by piping hot luchis - a type of fried flatbread made from wheat flour.
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