Kolkata is not a city; its an emotion. From football fanatics to the divine Durga Pujo. From Howrah Bridge to Victoria Memorial, Kolkata is full of culture and heritage.
Kolata is a destination for foodies too, many sweet dishes and the street food we love so much are originally from Kolkata only. Whenever you are in Kolkata, you have to try these dishes to get the local feel and to learn why they got so famous.
I think Pani Puri is India’s favourite guilty pleasure. They are known as Puchka in Kolkata. They taste like little drops of nectar in your mouth, and if we could eat a thousand puchkas, we would. Puchkas sits at the top of the food chain in Kolkata. You will go crazy in love with them.
Kathi Rolls are the gift of Kolkata to the nation. For those who love non-vegetarian rolls, know how delicious A Kathi roll is. A restaurant called Zaika is said to be the origin of the Kathi Roll. They made it so delicious that Kathi rolls spread in every street food corner in Kolkata, and in India too.
Moghlai Parantha can be both veg and non-veg preparation. You either stuff the paratha with keema or cutlets. You can also try the variants in Kolkata, but the best and the most affordable place to have them is Anadi Cabin, Jawaharlal Nehru Road.
Its no secret that Bengali folks love eating fish, so isn’t it obvious they make it the best too. Fish Fry is the best of Kolkata’s non-veg cuisine. I think the best Fish Fry I ever had was at the Golpark Crossing road on a small shop. Whenever you are in Kolkata, you should try the place out.