Poila Boishakh, is a celebration of joy and hope for the Bengalis as it marks the first day of their new year. It falls on the 14th or 15th of every April and is mainly celebrated in the states of West Bengal, Tripura and among the Bengalis all around the world. On this auspicious day, Bengali’s usually visits Kali temple to worship their goddess, make Rangoli outside their house and celebrate with family and friends over scrumptious and lip smacking food.
Along with the puja, there is the custom of donning new clothes and socialising among the community. But the new year is still, traditionally, ushered in with rituals, customs, and most importantly, food. From sweets like Bhaja Pithe to curries like Anar Pabda, different mouth watering Bengali recipes are prepared to celebrate the festival.
As the Poila Boishakh is just around the corner, get indulge in these 8 scrumptious Bengali recipes that you can cook on the festival day to arrange an elaborate lunch for your closed ones.