Recipes from West Bengal

West Bengal is the fourth most populous state in the country.This is an age old state and there are evidences that show that this place was inhabited even in the Stone Age!

Coming to the cuisine, Fish,lentils,vegetables with rice are the staple here.And as we all know, milk based sweets are also very famous here.

The medium for cooking is mustard oil and it adds its own pungency to the dishes.

The people of Bengal are very fond of food and hence spend considerable amount of time, money and effort to prepare a meal.The meal has several courses and ends off with a dessert,mostly milk based, made with paneer.

Here are some delicacies from West Bengal that have been cooked in my kitchen....