Taaler Bora to Payesh: 7 MUST try Bengali foods on Janmasthami

Janmashtami is a special festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna. Taaler Bora, Payesh, Narkel Naru are special Bengali dishes made on this occasion and served to the Lord

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Komola Bhog

This orange-favored cousin of the Bengali Rosogolla is better in taste and is simmered in sugary syrup and offered to Lord Krishna

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Narkel Naru

Coconut is shredded and mixed with sugar and given the shape of balls to make this delicious sweet

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Janmashtami is incomplete without Payesh. Payesh and birthdays are synonymous when it comes to Bengali families, hence the birth of Lord Krishna is also celebrated with Payesh

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Taaler Bora

Palmyra fritters are fried to make this yummy seasonal delicacy and offered to Lord Krishna

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Malpua, a sweet pancake is prepared by frying a thick batter and soaking it in sugar syrup, Malpua symbolizes Krishna's love for sweets

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The Rosogolla, soft Chenna balls dipped in sugar syrup- a must in Bengali celebrations such that it is mandatory in  Janmashtami too 

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Gujiya, a delectable Indian sweet, holds significance during Janmashtami, Lord Krishna's birth celebration

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Patisapta is a delicious sweet crepe filled with coconut and jaggery, representing the diversity of Indian sweets cherished during celebrations like Janmashtami

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