India, being a land of diversity, is also home to a lot of cultural stereotypes. But here is the thing about such stereotypes. Most often, they are true. One such cliché that I can strongly vouch for is that Bengalis have a sweet tooth. A meal in a Bengali household is incomplete without the final serving of mishti doi or rasgulla. Due to our fascination for any kind of sugary goodness, we have a plethora of recipes for Bengali sweet dishes.

If you come to the land of Bengal, the sheer variety of sweets will leave you baffled. To make the choice easier for you, here is a list of some of my favourite Bengali sweet dishes.