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The Best Of Traditional Bengali Sweets From Kolkata

Experience mouth-watering desserts that you will relish

20 Jan, 2022 by Vansh Khullar

Experience mouth-watering desserts that you will relish

Traditional Bengali sweets are some of the best desserts ever known. With a rich variety to select from, it is the dreamland for you sweet-toothed folks. Here is a list of places that have perfected the art of making traditional Bengali sweets for you to fall in love with.

Mishti Doi at Oh! Calcutta, Forum Mall, Elgin

Mishti Doi is one of the most popular desserts and is relished by all palettes. This thick-sweet goodness is one of the unique highlights of traditional Bengali cuisine and is a delight. Made with yogurt, garnished with crushed dry fruits and served chilled, this sweet dish will surprise you with its smooth texture and phenomenal taste.

Other recommendations: Bhapa Sondesh, Chaler Payesh and Rosogulla.

Cost for two: ₹ 1500

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Aahelir Sondesh at Aaheli, The Peerless Inn, Kolkata

Sondesh is a very popular Bengali sweet and has a lot of seasonal variants. There is Sondesh flavored in mango pulp and jackfruit in summer, dates in winter and jaggery in springtime. Made with condensed milk and different flavors, this soft textured dessert can be molded into different shapes and is served differently everywhere.

Other recommendations: Chennar Payesh, Rabri, Malpua and Chennar Jilpi

Cost for two: ₹ 1600

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Ellaneer Payasam at Ramanee, Gariahat, Kolkata

Ellaneer Payasam is a delicious Kheer made from tender coconuts and condensed milk. This fresh flavored and fine-textured Kheer is a blessing. Despite the fact that it is not a Bengali dish, it is made really well here. Do try this unique preparation as it is incredibly tasty.

Other recommendations: Mysore Pak and Hot Gulab Jamun.

Cost for two: ₹ 700

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Rasogulla Payesh at Plaite, Gariahat, Kolkata

Juicy tender Rosogullas immersed in sweet dense Kheer, this is the best of both worlds! Served chilled, this combination brings out the best of flavors in both. This unique preparation is very popular and is highly recommended.

Other recommendations: Lancha, Gokul Pithe and Malpoa with Rabri.

Cost for two: ₹ 300

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Chennar Jilipi at Gangaur, VIP Road, Kolkata

Surprise your taste buds with the Chennar Jilpi. This is no regular Jalebi or Jilpi, this evolved Jalebi made with Paneer and Khoya Is a juicy delight. With each bite melting in your mouth, this spiral packed with goodness is refreshing and best eaten warm and fresh.

Other recommendations: Chennar Payes, Rabri Handi and Kulfi with Faluda.

Cost for two: ₹ 600

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Patishapta at Banchharam, Sector 1, Salt Lake

A Coconut infused crepe made out of Sooji and Rice flour, packed with an exquisite filling of a mixture of Coconut, Cardamom, Jaggery, Khoya and Dry fruits, served either cold or hot, this will melt in your mouth and put a smile on your face. Patishapta is a heavenly dessert and a must-try.

Other recommendations: Molcha Burfi and Khasta Khochuri.

Cost for two: ₹ 150

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Chomchom at Sen Mahasaya, Lake Market Area, Kolkata

This Bengali dessert is magical! Made of Coconut, Cream, Sugar and Saffron, stuffed with Nuts, Mawa or Khoya, and garnished with Coconut flakes, this creamy and crunchy, flavor-packed dessert is available in a variety of colors and flavors. Do try this traditional Bengali sweet.

Other recommendations: Rosogulla, Chitrokut and Danadar.

Cost for two: ₹ 100

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Chandrapuli at Girish Chandra Dey & Nakur Chandra Nandy, Hatibagan, Kolkata

Chandrapuli is one of the best desserts to indulge in to satiate your sweet tooth cravings. Made with Cottage Cheese, Mawa, Jaggery and Coconut, this fine-textured, crescent moon-shaped, authentic Bengali sweet is a little sweeter than other Bengali sweets, that’s why we love it!

Other recommendations: Monopuli, Dilkhush and Golapi Pera.

Cost for two: ₹ 300

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Nikuti at Jayashree, Chandni Chowk, Kolkata

Made with Chenna (a more moist Paneer) and the right mix of Ghee, Cardamom and Flour, all knead together, deep-fried, soaked well in sugar syrup, this mouth-melting and incredibly tasty dessert, is simply amazing. Served chilled after being dipped in flavorful condensed milk, Nukti is an elaborate dessert.

Other recommendations: Taalsansh, Kheer Kadam and Khirer Chop

Cost for two: ₹ 400

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Driven by the sheer joy of the process of ideation and execution, I identify myself as a content creator thriving to attain prowess in the ever-evolving scenario. I, Vansh Khullar, am a copywriter and editor for Eazydiner and I love food.

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