Sandesh to Rasgulla-7 Bengali sweet to buy this Durga Puja

Durga Puja, one of the most celebrated festivals in West Bengal, is incomplete without indulging in delicious Bengali sweets. Here are 7 popular sweets to try.

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Soft, spongy cottage cheese balls soaked in sugar syrup, Rosogolla is perhaps the most iconic Bengali sweet. It's a must-try for anyone visiting West Bengal during Durga Puja.

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Kheer Kadam

This sweet consists of two layers—the inner layer is a soft, milk-based sweet, and the outer layer is coated in a luscious layer of grated, caramelized khoya (milk solids).

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Sandesh is a delightful sweet made from fresh chhena and flavored with cardamom or saffron. It's often garnished with slivers of pistachios or almonds.

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Sondesh comes in various flavors and forms, including Kacha Golla (uncooked), Norom Pak (soft), and Bhapa Sondesh (steamed). Each has a unique texture and flavor profile.

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Mishti Doi

Bengali Mishti Doi is a sweet and creamy yogurt dessert that's slow-cooked until it caramelizes. It's served chilled and has a unique blend of sweet and tangy flavors.

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Cham Cham

Cham Cham is made from chhena and is similar in texture to Rosogolla. It's soaked in sweet syrup and often garnished with grated coconut or pistachios.

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Rasmalai consists of flattened, soft chhena balls soaked in sweet, saffron-infused milk. It's a creamy and delectable dessert that's perfect for the festive season.

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