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Top 10 Bengali Sweet Dish a Must Try in Life – Food lover’s Hub

Recently, West Bengal has got the GI indication for it’s sweet dish of ‘Rasgulla’ or ‘Rasogolla’. Nevertheless Bengal is known as the ‘Sweetest part of the country’ for it’s mouthwatering sweet dishes. Here are list of Top 10 sweet dishes of Bengal that are must try when visiting Bengal, to not only fill your stomach, but for ultimate satisfaction of the soul.

1. Rasgulla

Bengal is surely overjoyed when it gets the geographical indication (GI) for Rasgolla as ‘Banglar Rasgolla’, this sweet dish must be the top priority in your list. The sponge ball made with Indian cottage cheese and sugar syrup is enough to fill the soul of any food lover. Bonus in winter enjoy the Date Palm Jaggery Rasgolla.


2. Danadar

Danadar is another popular Bengali sweet Dish, rounded white shape just similar to  rasgulla, but unlike rasgolla, danadar is not sponge ball, its crunchy balls. It is made up of cheese curd. This crunchy balls is a must try if you like crunchy food. Of course with sweet taste.


3. Lengcha

Lengcha is another mouthwatering dish, originating in Bengal, made with flour and milk dipped in sugar syrup.It is also originated in Bengal, and in cylindrical in shape.


4. Joynagarer Moa

Another sweet dishes from Bengal that has got Geographical Indication(GI), made with Date palm jaggery, aromatic rice cultivar, and ghee and round in shape. This sweet is very popular during winter season. Moya is also kids’ favourite.

Joynagarer Moa

5. Mihidana

The yellow colored sweet is consist of fine round granules made from varieties of rice of Bengal and saffron for its yellow color. It is one of the most liked sweets of Bengal, originating from Bengal.


6. Kalo Jam

As the name suggests the color of this sweet is ‘kalo’ or black, made up of Indian cottage cheese, flour, ghee etc. This is most popular in Bengali festivals and occasions etc. The Kalo Jam is basically rounded in shape, just like rasgolla, the black rounded ball is enough to steal the heart of food lovers.

Kalo Jam

7. Ledikeni 

Do you know that Ledi Keni had derived its name from the Laddy Kenny, the wife of Charles Canning, who served as the governor of Bengal during the British period. This is another sweet ball made up of cheese curds, sugar, ghee etc. This is quietly similar to Gulab Jamun of North India.


8. Puli Pithe

This is a must try sweet dish of Bengal, the winter favorite. It is usually made up of date palm jaggery, coconut, milk, rice flour etc. It is one of the most mouth watering and favorite dish among kids of Bengal. Unlike other sweet dish, this dish is especially prepared by the elders in the home of Bengal. This is basically rice dumplings stuffed with coconut and its shaped varies like half circle to cylindrical etc.

Puli Pithe

9. Sita Bhog

Yet another most popular dish originated in Bengal, Sita bhog is made up of Basmati Rice Flour, cheese curd and Saffron. It is usually fine elongated in shape.

Sita Bhog

10. Mishti Doi

Mishti Doi is usually refer to as the the fermented yogurt with mouthwatering taste and prepared in Bengali style. It is the most common and most favorite sweet and mostly used during festivals or occasions.

Mishti Doi

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time for some mouthwatering sweet dishes.

Ankita Chakraborty
Ankita Chakraborty
I stay in Kolkata and I have immense interest in Art, history, culture, entertainment, food etc. I sometimes travels solo and explore the unseen beauty of nature and human creations.

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