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Top 10 Foods in Kolkata- Famous cuisines which are a must try.

Kolkata is a city famous for its unique blend of culture, history, and of course, its delicious cuisine. Here are the top 10 must try foods in Kolkata:

1: Macher Jhol: A fish curry cooked with spices and potatoes, served with steamed rice. It's a must for most Bengalis over lunch. Rohu, Katla are the varieties used for this preparation. There are other fish varieties too which are prepared differently and are equally famous too.

2: Kolkata Biryani: As the name suggests it has carved a niche of its own. Legend says that Nawab Wajad Ali Shah started this biriyani style. It is a delicious biriyani with potatoes and boiled eggs, slow-cooked with fragrant rice, saffron, and spices

3: Luchi and Alu Dom: Luchi, a deep-fried flatbread, served with a spicy potato curry, known as Alu Dom, is a popular food in Kolkata.

4: Kathi Rolls: A paratha wrap filled with kebab or grilled chicken, onions, and spices, and served with mint chutney.

5: Phuchka: Known as "pani puri" or "gol gappa" in other parts of India, this popular street food consists of crispy hollow shells filled with spiced mashed potatoes and tamarind water.

6: Churmur: Another popular street food, churmur is made of mashed potato, crushed papri, and tangy tamarind chutney.

7: Ghugni: This popular snack consists of dried yellow peas cooked with spices and served with chopped onions and green chilies.

8: Rosogolla: This sweet, spongy, and syrupy dessert is Kolkata's most famous culinary export. Available in any sweet shop in the city, it's a must have for any first timer in the city.

9: Mishti Doi: A sweetened yogurt, flavored with cardamom and served in earthen pots. This too is available in any sweet shop and is best eaten when it is slightly chilled.

10:Sandesh: A popular Bengali sweet made from chenna (cottage cheese), sugar, and flavors such as rose water or saffron. Another popular sweet in the city, available in any sweet shop and is available in multiple flavors nowadays. There are some shops who have created fusion flavors of the same which also sells like hot cake.


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