7 Bengali Snacks One Must Try

February 27, 2024

By Char Dham Yatra

Here Are 7 Bengali Snacks That Should Be On Your Foodie Bucket List

1. Jhalmuri

Made with puffed up rice and a spice mix of mustard oil, green chillies and freshly cut onions, Jhalmuri is one chilly, pungent treat you have to try once. 

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2. Shinghara

Shinghara is a tea-time staple in Bengal and is one of the most easy Bengali evening snacks to prepare at home. Shaped like a samosa 

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3. Phuchka

Phuchka is a spicy cousin of gol gappa. Deep-fried round balls of semolina filled with a mixture of boiled and mashed potatoes, green chillies, masala and chickpeas. 

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4. Roshogolla 

These soft and spongy cheese balls are soaked in a sweet syrup, and are a popular Bengali dessert. 

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5. Mishti doi 

This creamy yogurt is sweetened with jaggery and flavored with cardamom, for a delicious and refreshing treat. 

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6. Dahi vada 

These lentil fritters are soaked in yogurt and topped with chutneys, for a unique and flavorful combination. 

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7, Aloo posto 

This simple yet flavorful dish is made with potatoes, poppy seeds, and a variety of spices. 

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