The main and almost essential elements of the food here are fish, lentils and rice, while, the food gets it flavors from the 5 main spices- Cumin, Nigella, Fenugreek, Aniseed and Mustard seed. The dishes are generally prepared in mustard oil. Sukto, Ambole, Pitha, Chingri macher Malai curry, Maccher Jhol, Bengali eggplant fry are the delicacies that almost offer a definition to the cuisine here. Sweet is another indispensable part of Bengali food and the sweets of the state are famous across the country. The sweets of Bengal are generally made of sweetened cottage cheese (chhena). Rashogolla,shandesh, Laddu, Rasmalai, Pantua, Chamcham are Bengali relishes, enjoyed all over India.

Photos of Famous Food in Cooch Behar

Local dishes of Cooch Behar
Local dishes of Cooch Behar

Restaurants in Cooch Behar

Hotel Royal Palace


INR 400 for two

A decent hotel to stay in, the rooms are spacious and comfortable and food portions and service are satisfactory.

Sunity Road, Cooch Behar, 736101India

Sadhana Hotel

Bengali, Chinese

INR 400 for two

It is a small restaurant with a decently priced menu and some delicious local dishes on takeaway.

N N Road, Chowpathi, New Town, Cooch Behar 736101 India

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