Postcard guide to Kolkata
Chanachur The Kolkata Chanachur is a savoury mix of papri, fried bits of sev and nuts. The blend of spices used set this namkeen apart from typical snacks. This typical Kolkata snack is best enjoyed as an evening snack with chai. Buy it now
Sondesh/mishti Sandesh is a typical sweet created in Bengal. The base is made with the simplest of ingredients - milk and sugar and enhanced with exotic nuts and spices. This beautiful dessert just melts in your mouth leaving behind only beautiful memories of the city of Kolkata. Girish Chandra Dey and Nakur Chandra Nandy 56, Ramdulal Sarkar St, Near Bethune college, Hedua, Kolkata Balaram Mullick and Radharaman Mullick 2, Paddapukur Road, Jadubabur Bazar, Bhowanipore, Kolkata Bhim Chandra Nag 6, Strand Rd, Fairley Place, Barabazar Market, Kolkata, K.C. Das 11A, Esplanade East, New Market Area, Kolkata
Puchka & Jhalmuri The local versions of India`s favourite street food - chaat! The puchka is the local version of Pani Puri and the jhalmuri is the Bengali rendition of the bhel. Both are made with the perfect balance of crunch and spice! Alipore Near Woodland High Building and Garden Cafe Vardaan Market Camac Street, Vardaan Market, Kolkata Five Star Birsulhaat, C.I.T Road, Kolkata Russell Street New Market
Kathi Rolls Is this a meal or a snack? You decide. Parathas (flatbreads) made of wheat are rolled out and filled with a generous filling of vegetables or meat and chutneys. The Kolkata Kathi Rolls are made with parathas and are generally more filling! Kusum Rolls Kanani Mansion, Ground Floor, 21, Park Street, Park Street, Kolkata - 700016 Nizams 23/24, Hogg Market, New Market, Kolkata - 700087 Campari 155B, Rash Behari Avenue, Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata - 700029 Nawab Snack Bar 167 N, Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata, Kalighat, Kolkata - 700026
Kalighat Art "Kalighat is a school of art that was started in the 19th century in the city of Calcutta. A.N. Sarkar & C Mackay referred this school to be the first school of painting in India.
These paintings are usually done on mill-made papers, cloth or patas. They paint using brushes and bold homemade colours. They usually painted gods and goddesses and was sold to visitors around the Kalighat Kali temple." Chitrakoot Art Gallery 55, Gariahat Road, Dover Terrace, Ballygunge, Kolkata Nandan complex A.J.C. Bose Road and Cathedral Road junction