Bengali Food Festival
Qube Cafe: Hyderabad,
55, Gachibowli Miyapur Rd, Marthanda Nagar, Kondapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500084, India
Sun 25 Sep, 07:00 PM
Mon 26 Sep, 07:00 PM
Tue 27 Sep, 07:00 PM
Wed 28 Sep, 07:00 PM
Thu 29 Sep, 07:00 PM
Fri 30 Sep, 07:00 PM
Sat 01 Oct, 07:00 PM
Sun 02 Oct, 07:00 PM
Keeping up with the tradition, Siesta Hitech is hosting a Bengali food festival at Qube Cafe from 23rd September 2016 to 2nd October 2016. The cuisine of Bengal has an enormous variety of mouth-watering vegetarian as well as non vegetarian delicacies. The patrons of Hyderabad would get to experience a spectacular exhibition of authentic Bengali cuisine.
Bengali cuisine is appreciated for its fabulous use of panchphoron, a term used to refer to the five essential spices, namely mustard, fenugreek seed, cumin seed, aniseed, and black cumin seed. The specialty of Bengali food lies in the perfect blend of sweet and spicy flavors.
The staple food of people in Bengal is rice and fish. A typical Bengali needs to have fish in every meal; Fish is a part of every festivity celebration. To lend a distinctive flavor to the fish, it is deep fried in mustard oil and then cooked in gravy.
Most of the cooking is done using mustard oil. Traditional Bengali food always ends up with mishti and sweet curd. Bengali food is famous for its mithais (sweets). But if you have the mind, the heart, the taste to explore, you will find an enormous variety in a cuisine where richness and subtlety are closely interoven. With an array of ingredients ranging from water lilies or even potatoes and gourd peel (Yes! Only the peel), to fish, meat, crab and prawn, the Bengali has also devised a combination of spices, thats very delicate and subtle. From the simplest mashed potato and mustard oil, green chilies or fried, crushed red chilies, raw onion and salt, to the exquisite 'prawn malai curry' to 'bhapa Ilish' Bengali takes an equal delight in whatever he happens to have.
The colonial presence has resulted in an Anglo-Indian cuisine which remained confined by and large to the ruling race and the mixed breed of Anglo-Indians. The one noticeable contribution this had made to the everyday Bengali food is the inclusion of two extra ordinary misnomers, chop and cutlet. the English words, which have now become Bengali
Bengali Breads :-
Though Bengalis, primarily loves to eat rice, yet there are a few typical Bengali Breads, which are quite famous in various parts of Bengal. Some of the prominent among these are,