Richa Chadha discovers famous Kolkata dishes; Some recipe inside

Yellow cabs, trams, an assortment of fish dishes and a lip-smacking gugni plate. When we think of Calcutta, these are the first things that come to our mind. The rich heritage and flavor of the city earned it the name “City of Joy”. Kolkata can delight you in many ways, including its delicious food. Most of us are well aware of Bengalis love for rice, fish and rasgulla. But the options are not limited to this. Kolkata has a lot to delight your taste buds and actress Richa Chadha seems to have discovered it recently.

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On her Instagram Stories, she shared a picture of the food that has become a huge hit in Kolkata. We saw Richa holding a packet of Muharochak chanachur and it seems she has already become attached to it. “Any benefactors traveling from Calcutta? I just found it through a gift,” he wrote.

Chanachur is a popular namkeen that is usually enjoyed with a cup of tea and works perfectly to satisfy your cravings.

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If you want to introduce yourself to the delicacies of Kolkata, here are five recipes for you.

Here are 5 popular dishes from Kolkata:

1. Shingara

You might confuse shinghara and samosa. Shinghara is also a fried tea dish and is served hot with tamarind or mint chutney. Easy to make and worth a try. Click here for the recipe.

2. Jhalmuri

It’s a light dish, but packed with flavor. It has green chillies, chopped onion and mustard oil which gives a delicious taste to the snack. Eat it anytime and you won’t be able to stop. Recipe inside.

3. Tele bhaja

Looking for something to complement your tea? Then go to this tele bhaja. Made with meat, vegetables and egg, tele bhaja is similar to pakoda. It is widely available on the streets of Kolkata and is very easy to make. The recipe is here.

4. Puchka

Puchka is another dish from Kolkata that will leave you begging for more. It offers a blend of flavors and is very light to eat. Make it for a family gathering and the guests will surely drool. Click here for the recipe.

5. Gugni

Gugni is a mild dish made with chickpeas, tomatoes, onions and lots of spices. Often available at street food stores, gugni can also be easily made at home. Recipe inside.

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