Can you name 5 traditional Bengali village food? Please, try to pick all seasonal vegetable dishes. Each and every dish should be a very popular one in rural Bengal. So did you prepare your list? Then please share it with us. I have also done with my own list. You can find my list for 5 traditional Bengali village food recipes.
5 Traditional Bengali village food recipes
Drumstick (sojne) is a seasonal vegetable and very popular in West Bengal as well as some other states in India. This vegetable is normally harvested during the spring season. So people prefer to add drumstick to traditional Bengali dish aloo posto. Posto means poppy seeds (khuskhus in Hindi). This food is very very popular in West Bengal.
Kochur loti is a unique rainy season vegetable. It is a runner coming out horizontally from taro plant. It helps in the reproduction of this plant. In West Bengal, it is a very popular vegetable and from village to urban, everybody love this awesome kochur loti curry cooked in a traditional way.
Do you know what is mocha? Haha! It is nothing but banana blossom or a mass of flowers of the banana plant. Those flowers are used to make delicious food which is called as mochar ghonto. I love to have this tasty mochar ghonto with plain rice. You can even try this food with tawa roti. Mocha is an all season vegetable.
Paat shak or jute leaves are also a popular summer leafy vegetable. This jute leaves curry & plain rice along with kasundi is the best way to celebrate the summer season. Haha.! I am not joking. It is true. This food & various refreshing drink make summer season little enjoyable in West Bengal.
Sorse shim is a very famous winter special dish. Many people welcome this season with sorse shim. This is not just a traditional Bengali village food but also many urban living people love this wonderful seasonal dish. If you are a Bengali then you have definitely tried this sorse shim several times in your life.
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