Bangla Food Planet
Ceremonial foods are different from the daily food. Daily food consists mainly of rice/roti(handmade bread), fish, lentil(dal), meat, vegetables etc., in different occasions and festivals, guests are served with different kind of Polao or Biryani, Chicken korma, Kebab, borhani, firni, jorda or different sweet dishes etc. A numerous feature of the cuisine is a numerous variety of sweets based on milk and sugar as part of tradition. Wheat is used alongside rice, in different types of breads, such as luchi, kachori and parotha. Special cuisine are also prepared in different seasons; for example, in winter, both urban and rural areas prepare various kinds of Pitha and Kheer (a special kind of dessert made of milk, rice, sugar and spices).
Bengalis also have a tendancy on a daily basis to enjoy their meals and snacks too. They have a tea-time ritual which was probably inspired by the British, but now it’s very common for them to have snacks and they are; dalpuri, samosa(Shingara), peyaji,bonda, veg-chop, veg-cutlet, spicy puffed rice (popularly known as Jhaal Muri) etc. There are Chinese, Southeast Asian, and Burmese influences in the food of Bengal, as well as some British influence, because of the formation of Kolkata during the 1700s. Each entry here is a class of recipes, producing different dishes depending on the choice of ingredients. There are six different tastes to which Bengalis serve; Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, Hot and Koshay.
Uptown Foodies are always ready to serve you the exclusive foods of Bengal keeping every factors of preparation in consideration and let you experience the Bangla Food Planet in Pune though you are far away from your hometown. We have our cooks from the city of Kolkata and the Districts of 24 Parganas, Nadia & Hooghly to offer you the lip smacking dishes of Bengal.