Top Bengali Wedding Food/Menu to Fill Your Platter

We all know that when it comes to delicacies, Bengali Wedding Food tops the chart. There are wide food options one can choose to eat. If you want to taste these delicacies, attend a Bengali wedding according to Bengali Wedding Dates 2024 where you will find a good affair of menus on plates. From sweet starters to fish items for the main course. Bengali Destination weddings are no less than a food feast; you won’t be disappointed with the menu. Don’t stop unless you pat your belly with happiness.

We now bring you the list of lip-smacking tastes of Bengali food as per the Bengali Wedding Rituals, which are comprised of fish and sweet dishes.

Mochar Chop:

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This veg dish named Mochar Chop also called as the flower cutlet is a delicious Bengali starter. With the balance of boiled banana, sweet raisin, ginger and crunch from deep fried outer coating, the Mochar Chop looks delicious in all senses. Due to its spicy taste, people at the wedding crave for more.

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Macher Chop

 Bengali Wedding Food

With slight change in pronunciation, Macher Chop is the non-veg starter. The deep-fried casing of potato stuffed with spicy fish filling. This starter dish goes best with mustard sauce and kashundi having lemon toppings.

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Begun Bhaja

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Begun Bhaja is yet another wedding special appetizer served with Puri, also called as Luchi. The item consists of slices of brinjal coated with spices and pan-fried to make it look and taste crisp.

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Koraishutir Kochuri with Aloo Dum

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This item carries Puri (luchi) stuffed called Kochuri. It involves stuffing mashed peas and goes best with the aloo dum.

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Potoler Dolma

Potoler Dolma (Stuffed Pointed Gourd) - Reetika Mitra

Potol in Bengali means parwal/gourd and Dolma is stuffed vegetable. Potoler Dolma is usually prepared using gourds with fish items including prawns. However, since not all wedding guests can be non-veg, you can even give the option of paneer or dry fruits for combination.

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Dhokar Dalna

Dhokar Dalna (Fried Lentil Cakes in Bengali curry)

Bengali dishes are spicy in taste, and don’t be surprised if you get to eat some spicy items at the wedding. One such is the Dhokar Dalna, a traditional Bengali Dish largely served at weddings. It is made up of spiced chana dal koftas or lentil cakes that are fried and soaked in curry with a smash of onions and coconut.


Misthi Pulao

Bengali Mishti Pulao, Basanti Pulao - FoodBreeze

One of the most popular Bengali dishes is a default menu in weddings. The fragrant yellow Pulao added with well-cooked chicken makes it worth serving on the platter. Misthi Pulao also comes with mutton curry mix as a yummy option.

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Macher/Fish Paturi

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A fish wrapped in banana leaf, this wedding special dish has a marinated fish with mustard paste, curd and enough spices before getting cooked. In many weddings, Macher is served with betki or hilsa fish.

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Kosha Mangsho

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An authentic Bengali mutton curry, Kosha Mangsho is prepared using pieces of goat meat and potatoes cooked in onion-ginger-garlic gravy added with tomatoes, mustard oil and curd. In every Bengali wedding, Kosha Mangsho is a must.

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Chingri Malaikari

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This is the most celebrated Bengali wedding dish prepared with cooked prawns in the rich spicy gravy added with coconut milk or cream. It is best served with white rice for special occasions.

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Special Kolkata Biryani

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One of the most famous Bengali wedding dishes, Kolkata Biryani is prepared in Mughlai style. It has a distinct flavor which makes it stand from other Biryani. The use of potatoes makes it different. It is best served with burani raita and laal maas.



Rosogulla | How to make Rasgulla | White Sponge

Ever met any Bengali who doesn’t like Rosogolla? Well, you will never, and no wedding menu is complete without Rosogolla. This desert item deserves a special counter and is one of the many reasons to attend a Bengali wedding.

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Sandesh -Famous Bengali Wedding Food

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The most-popular Bengali dessert, Sandesh is prepared using Chenna along with milk and sugar. In Bengali accent it is pronounced as “Shondesh” and comes in different variants including- Narom Pauk Sandesh, Koda Pauk Sandesh, and a few others.

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Misthi Doi

Bengali wedding menus are filled with desert items, and Misthi Doi is one of the popular dessert foods. This fermented sweet yoghurt, and made up of milk and jaggery. It can be seasoned with elaichi for fragrance purposes. Don’t miss this misthi doi menu in the desert counter.

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With so many of food items in Bengali wedding, one needs to have a really good appetite and fill the stomach. Each of these items are unique in terms of names, taste and fragrance.It is enjoyable to see these menus served in the platter.

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