This is the best Bengali food menu for Kali puja. Not just for Kali puja, it is perhaps the best food menu in vegetarian traditional Bengali food items for any puja or festival. You hardly get such awesome combination at any restaurant. So if you want to experience the taste of this wonderful Bengali food then you need to prepare all those at home. Each & every dishes is super easy and anybody can make at home. So make the happy day happier and create happiest moments with friends & family. So here is the list of such special Bengali food menu for Kali puja.
All of these traditional dishes are very popular dishes in West Bengal as well as Bangladesh. People often make these dishes for celebrating various occasions. If you are a Bengali, then you have definitely tried some of these dishes.
Kalipuja is a very special festival in West Bengal. When Diwali is celebrated across the country, Bengali people worship Goddess Kali. People love pandal hopping and enjoy the festival with diyas, candles, lights, firecrackers etc. But everything seems incomplete without delicious food.
As it is a special day for Bengali people, so Bengalis should try this awesome Kali puja special food menu which includes all traditional Bengali dishes.
5 traditional Bengali dishes on the occasion of Kali puja
Pulao is a very popular dish in the Indian subcontinent. Everybody knows about this food. But if you ask about basanti pulao, then most of the non-Bengali people will found clueless because it is only popular in West Bengal & Bangladesh. Bengalis love this awesome golden color pulao for any festival or special day. It is sweet in taste and prepared with a lot of cashew nuts & kishmish (raisins). Turmeric powder (Haldi) is used to bring this golden color. So you can make this basanti pulao for Kali puja food menu.
This brinjal fritter or pakoda is a very popular Bengali snack which is served with puffed rice (muri/murmure), khichdi, dal & bhaat and pulao too. It is also a popular snack in Bengal. It is crispy outside but soft inside. That is why many people love this mouthwatering dish. It tastes very good when it is served with Basanti pulao. did you ever try it? It is so delicious.
Niramish aloor dum
Niramish means a particular dish where nonvegetarian item, as well as garlic & onion, are not used. That is why it is often prepared to serve as prasad or bhog. I like it with basanti pulao. Niramish aloor dum is prepared in a traditional way for such special occasion like Kali puja.
Bengali people can not imagine a food menu without chutney. There are various types of chutnis available in Bengali cuisine. Tomato chutney, tamarind chutney are often cooked at home. But when it comes to celebrate a special day then a special chutney is prepared for that purpose. Mixed fruit chutney, papaya based plastic chutney etc are such special chutney dishes. So do not forget to include chutney in Kali puja special food menu.
If you are not Bengali then you probably never heard about this sweet dish. Yes, it is an authentic Bengali sweet dish which is often prepared for such a special occasion. It is a steamed yogurt/curd based Bengali sweet dish. So if you are planning for preparing a traditional Bengali food menu then do not forget to include this wonderful dish bhapa doi. Here bhapa means steamed and doi means curd/yogurt.
So do you want to prepare exact same menu for coming Kali puja? Do you want to include any other dish in this menu or exclude any particular dish from this food menu? Please share your thought by leaving a comment below.