6 Best Bengali recipes to make your lunch extra delightful

If you are planning to make something different for lunch, then here are some popular Bengali recipes to make the meal extra flavourful.
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Bengali cuisine is popular all around the country for its rich delicacy, hunger-inducing aroma and wide range of variety of dishes. In authentic Bengali dishes, turmeric, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, mustard seeds and powder, poppy seeds, grated coconut, red chilli powder, etc. are the predominant ingredients that incorporate the irresistible taste and flavour in the foods. Some of the most popular Bengali recipes are Ilish Bhapa, Chingri Malaikari, Sukto, Macher Kaliya, Vegetable Bengali Puloa, Potol Posto, Moong-Musur Daal, etc. and many more. So, are you thinking to prepare an authentic Bengali lunch in your home to surprise your family? Then are some of the best recipes to follow.

Vegetable Pulao Recipe

This recipe is different from Chinese fried rice and is prepared with ghee, raisin, cashew nuts, beans, carrot, etc. The aroma of ghee along with the taste of all the veggies and dry fruits create a lip-smacking rice recipe which can be complemented with any chicken, fish or mutton side dishes to complete your lunch.


Bengali Mutton Curry

Bengali mutton curry is a rich, thick, spicy and flavourful meat recipe which tastes best when mutton pieces are melted properly and mixed with all the spices in the right proportions. This is the best recipe to give yourself and your family a delightful lunch treat along with Vegetable Pulao.


Doi Mach

Doi means curd and mach is fish and Doi Mach is one of the most common yet tasty recipes that tastes best when complemented with plain rice. It is prepared with curd to make the gravy thick and rich. Follow the recipe below.


Potol Posto

It is a type of side dish that is prepared with pointed gourd and poppy seeds. You can have it with plain rice or take some daal or lentil with it.


Aloo Posto

Aloo Posto is a kind of staple food for Bengali. Potato and poppy seeds together create a flavourful dish blending with each other in the right proportion. This tastes best when complemented with a daal and plain rice.


Moong Musur Daal

It is a daal recipe made with two different types of lentils moong and musur. It should be paired with plain rice to make your lunch meal extra delightful.


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