Food in KalyaniEvery city has its array of delicious local food, its appetizing multi-cuisine specialties and top notch restaurants which cater to the tourists as well as the local population. Kalyani in West Bengal is also notable for bringing traditional sweet and spicy Bengali delicacies to all food lovers who visit the township. Indeed, Kalyani is as much about enjoying its green parks and gardens as surveying and taking a bite through its many local food joints which are in close proximity to them.
Food in Kalyani
Breakfast in Kalyani
Breakfast in Kalyani
The typical Bengali breakfast in Kalyani starts with the ubiquitous fried luchis (made of flour) and aloor dum (or potato curry). Other variations of this are the equally delicious kachori (deep fried flour flatbread stuffed with urad dal) and cholar dal (split Bengal gram curry), or the paratha (fried layered flatbread made of flour) and potato gravy. Not to forget the bharer cha (tea in earthen pots) served in roadside stalls in the morning and then whenever you need a hot sip!
Lunch and Dinner in Kalyani
Lunch in Kalyani
Meat or egg curry is also sometimes taken. The meal is traditionally signed off with a tomato-khejur-amshotto chutney (a combination of tomato pulp, date and dried raw mangoes) followed by an ubiquitous Bengali sweet dish, the payesh which is a variant of kheer (cooked by boiling rice in milk with sugar) and rosogolla, a syrupy cheese based dessert.
Sweet Dishes in Kalyani
Sweet Shop in Kalyani
Every lane and by lane of Kalyani has a sweet shop selling an assorted variety of syrupy sweets including rosogulla, gulab jamun, rabri (from sweetened cream of milk) and dry sweets called sandesh. Besides the visitor to Kalyani will also find Bengal’s hallmark mishti doi or sweet yoghurt served in claypot. The Radha Govinda sweet shop is a renowned sweet shop in Kalyani around the Central Park section offering a variety of mouth-watering desserts of your choice.
Fast Food Joints in Kalyani
Ruchika Fast Food Restaurant in Kalyani
The Central Park area in Kalyani is also frequented by visitors and the local people for its wide section of fast food joints selling delectable snacks and other cuisines. Some of the other famous fast food centres in Kalyani include Ruchika Fast Food Restaurant and Food Pavilion on the Kalyani highway. Monginis is also located in Central Park area in Kalyani and offers an array of cakes pastries, puffs, bakery items and other savouries for every occasion.
Restaurants in Kalyani
Spice Valley Restaurant in Kalyani
So enjoy the varied flavours of Kalyani by visiting its food plazas, restaurants and eating joints. Bon appetit!