Pick a Bengali anywhere in the world. Ask them what they wait for throughout the year. The unanimous answer is Durga Puja. The onset of Durga Puja marks four days of festivity and celebration. Food is also a big part of all these celebrations. Bengali cuisine, with its rich variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, is every food lover’s delight. The rich aroma of mustard oil, sweet fragrance of nolen gur (jaggery) and balanced flavours of various spices add to the uniqueness of Bengali cuisine.

Here are a few Bengali dishes you must try during this Durga Puja.