By Nandini Bhushan
Bengal is known for its rich art and culture but at the same is looked upon as a pilgrimage for food lovers. Bengali cuisine offers a perfect blend of vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food. The secret of the flavoursome cuisine is the unique blend of sweets and spices that gives it a distinct taste. Let us bring together a few of the popular Bengali dishes.
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A traditional Bengali thali is incomplete without crispy vegetable fritters. The classic Patol Bhaja is a typical summer classic recipe that pairs perfectly with the staple rice and dal.