Snack recipes

Snack recipes

Snack
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Kolkata Egg Roll

Calcutta’s most popular and iconic street food

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
    530
    kcal

Koraishuti’r Kochuri

Deep-fried, puffy bread stuffed with a spiced green-peas-and-hing filling

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  • Cooking time
    90 minutes
  • Nutrition
    138
    kcal

Egg Chowmein

Not to be confused with Chinatown's wok-fried chow mein

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  • Cooking time
    45 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Dim'er Devil

Calcutta cabin-style egg devils

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  • Cooking time
    2.5 hours
  • Nutrition
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Aloo paratha

A pan-fried flatbread stuffed with a filling of mashed potatoes

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  • Cooking time
    45 minutes
  • Nutrition
    385
    kcal

Grilled Egg-Mayo Sandwich

Inspired by one of our favourite sandwich joints in New Market, NV Stores!

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  • Cooking time
    20 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Doodh Cha

CTC tea steeped in milk, and flavoured with ginger, cloves and cardamom.

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  • Cooking time
    15 minutes
  • Nutrition
    140 kcal
    kcal

Radhaballabhi

A Bengali deep fried pastry with a delicious filling of biuli’r (urad) dal spiced with fennel seeds, ginger and green chillies.

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
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Ghugni

Spicy, curried snack made with yellow peas

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  • Cooking time
    60 minutes
  • Nutrition
    180
    kcal

Luchi

Bengali deep fried puffy bread

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
    250
    kcal

Chicken Cutlet

Kolkata-style diamond-shaped breaded chicken

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
    325
    kcal

Jhal Sooji

Savoury semolina with seasonal vegetables

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  • Cooking time
    45 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Beguni

Brinjal coated with a gram-flour batter and deep-fried until crisp and golden.

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  • Cooking time
    45 minutes
  • Nutrition
    72
    kcal

Mughlai Paratha

A Kolkata cabin speciality

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
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Chirer Polao

Beaten rice with fresh winter vegetables

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  • Cooking time
    45 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Vegetable Chop

Kolkata-style, crumb-coated, vegetable cutlet made with winter vegetables like beetroot and carrots, and boiled potatoes.

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  • Cooking time
    90 minutes
  • Nutrition
    141
    kcal

Phulkopir Shingara

Shingara with a potato and cauliflower filling—a winter treat

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  • Cooking time
    3 hours
  • Nutrition
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Nolen Gurer Payesh

Bengali rice pudding with date palm jaggery

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
    316
    kcal

Shingara

with sweet chutney

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  • Cooking time
    3 hours
  • Nutrition
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  • Cooking time
    6 triangles
  • Nutrition
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Paat pata’r bora

Crunchy batter-fried jute leaves

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Rosho-Puli

A Bengali winter pithe

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
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Churmur

This crispy, tangy, savoury 'chaat' is a popular Calcutta street food dished out by phuchkawalas and is super easy to make.

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
    339
    kcal

Alu Kabli

A Kolkata street snack of boiled potatoes

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Lobongo Lotika

Pockets of kheer, sealed with a clove, deep fried, and coated with sugar syrup

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  • Cooking time
    3 hours
  • Nutrition
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Peyaji

Onion fritters

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Chhatu’r Porota

Paratha stuffed with roasted gram flour

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
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Shora or Chitoi Pithe

Or Chitoi Pithe

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  • Cooking time
    4 hours
  • Nutrition
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Bohri Keema Samosa

Samosa with mutton keema filling

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
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Machh'er Chop

Spicy fish croquettes

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  • Cooking time
    90 minutes
  • Nutrition
    257
    kcal
  • Cooking time
    40 minutes
  • Nutrition
    416
    kcal

Shami Kabab

Easy pan-fried, ground mutton or beef kababs

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  • Cooking time
    3 hours
  • Nutrition
    260
    kcal

Doi Bora

Or, dahi vada

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  • Cooking time
    4 hours
  • Nutrition
    312
    kcal

Sooji

A sweet semolina porridge.

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  • Cooking time
    10 minutes
  • Nutrition
    335
    kcal
  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
    105
    kcal

Phulkopir Bora

Cauliflower florets steamed and batter-fried

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  • Cooking time
    20 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Sabu makha

Bengal summer in a bowl

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
    368
    kcal

Phool Chingrir Bora

Tiny river-shrimp fritters

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  • Cooking time
    45 minutes
  • Nutrition
    kcal
  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
    258
    kcal

Keema’r Doi Bora

The sub-continent’s favourite snack with a deliciously meaty twist

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
    kcal

Mangsher Ghugni

Chickpeas cooked with mutton

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  • Cooking time
    90 minutes
  • Nutrition
    294
    kcal

Alur Khosha Bhaja

Fried potato peels

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  • Cooking time
    25 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Shada Alu'r Torkari (boiled)

A light potato curry

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  • Cooking time
    30 mins
  • Nutrition
    163
    kcal

Shada Alu'r Torkari (fried)

A light potato curry

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  • Cooking time
    30 mins
  • Nutrition
    213
    kcal

Chhanar Payesh

A cottage-cheese and reduced milk pudding

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  • Cooking time
    50 mins
  • Nutrition
    227
    kcal

Bhaat’er Kofta–Thakurbari’r Ranna

Elegant saffron-laden rice koftas—a recipe from Pragyasundari Debi's cookbook.

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  • Cooking time
    60 minutes
  • Nutrition
    kcal

Taal'er Kheer

A palmyra fruit pudding

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
    254
    kcal

Taal'er Luchi

made with taal (palmyra) pulp

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  • Cooking time
    60 minutes
  • Nutrition
    93
    kcal

Orange Poppyseed Cake

A tender, moist orange and poppyseed 'pound cake' with a sweet-sour orange drizzle

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
    304
    kcal
  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Phuchka

Eaten all over India, this version is unique to Bengal

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  • Cooking time
    3 hours
  • Nutrition
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Narkel'er Naru

A coconut-and-jaggery snack

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  • Cooking time
    60 minutes
  • Nutrition
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