Kolkata, the “City of Joy,” is dotted with a variety of food that excites a plethora of taste buds. Some of which are authentic and few adapted to the preferences of the localites.
Must Try Food in Kolkata
We present a list of few eateries that make it to the “Must eat food in Kolkata”.In our earlier post, we have already written about Paramount Sherbets.
English Breakfast at Flurys
Starting the list with Flurys.Located in Park Street area.Founded by Mr. & Mrs Flury during the British Rule in India(Year-1927). This eatery is famous for its sumptuous breakfast.
The “English Breakfast(Rs.650)” has Two Crispy Bacon, Chicken Sausages, Poached Eggs, Hashbrowns, Chicken Hams, Slices of Bread, mushrooms, a small bowl of baked beans and a grilled tomato.
Watermelon Juice(Rs.280) is an addition to the list.This English breakfast is a must try and a complete “Brunch package.
Kolkata Kathi Roll at Kusum Rolls
This too is located in Park Street area and is one of the “Best in Town“.Kathi Rolls are parantha(flatbread) which are made on a huge tawa, filled with a stuffing of choice(chicken, fish, mutton etc.), wrapped in foil/paper. The range of offerings is quite vast, and the cost is extremely pocket-friendly.The suggested ones- are Prawn Roll(Rs.150), Liver Roll(Rs.50), Mutton Kathi Roll(Rs.80).
Kabiraji Cutlet at Coffee House
This famous Coffee House has been a favourite place for intellectuals and scholars.Located in College Street opposite Presidency College, this is a perfect place to hang out.
Though a wide range of pocket-friendly food is available, however, one of the most sought-after has been the “Kabiraji Cutlet“.
Kabiraji Cutlet is also known as coverage cutlet is a small fragment of bread fried, filled with minced chicken, mutton, or fish. The cutlet is first fried and subsequently and covered in an egg nest.
Mutton Biryani at Arsalan
For information related to the history of Biryani one can visit our previous post-Biryani Trail In India.
There are more than five Arsalan outlets spread across the city.
One could try “Special Mutton Biryani(Rs.330)” which has two pieces of mutton(with bone) accompanied with a boiled egg and a potato.Arsalan is well known for its consistent quality and quantity.