Dhaka is known for featuring the National Parliament House which is considered to be the largest shopping mall in South Asia. Aside from this, the city also features other markets where visitors will surely love to shop as well as haggle for the prices they want.
When in Dhaka, you will find some delectable dishes that you just cannot miss! There are some mouth-watering dishes and tasty dishes like Seven Colour Tea, Aloo Puri (Fried Flatbread With Potato Dish), Chana Chaat (Chickpea Salad) and many more dishes that one just has to try, when in Dhaka. Keep reading to know more of our top picks of these delicious highlights.
This unique beverage can be found in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Seven color tea is usually served in a glass or cup and, as the name implies, contains many teas of varying color. These teas are layered on top of each other in a serving vessel with each layer having it’s own unique color and taste. Some of the teas used include black and green varieties and the drink also usually contains milk and various spices.
The most popular places to try out Seven Colour Tea are BATALOGIANNI, Saiful Islam, Chacha Feeka Famous Lassi Peray Wali.
Aloo Puri is made with boiled potatoes, flour and spices. It is deep fried and very delicious! It is the perfect food to serve for breakfast or as a snack. A mixture of Indian spices (desi masalas) is added to wheat flour, and boiled potatoes. This is a perfect snack to eat during the evening as you relax!
The most popular places to try out Aloo Puri (Fried Flatbread With Potato Dish) are Oblix`, Puri shop, Punjabi Aloo Puri.
This dish is an Indian chickpea salad that contains many flavorful ingredients. Tangy in taste, chana chaat consists primarily of chickpeas which are mixed with spices and vegetables. Usually it includes cilantro, onions, tomatoes, green chilis and cucumbers. Canned chickpeas are mostly used, although it is acceptable to include chickpeas if they are available as leftovers from another meal.
The most popular places to try out Chana Chaat (Chickpea Salad) are visiting, whiskaffair, Taj Mahal Restaurant and Tea House.
Bhortas or “bhartas” are a traditional group of dishes made up of a combination of mashed vegetables, herbs and sometimes fish, combined with mustard oil, garlic, onions and red chili peppers. The ingredients vary depending on the region, but often include eggplant, potatoes and a wide range of other vegetables that can be steamed, grilled or roasted before combined into the mash. Prawns, ilish (a type of herring) or other fresh or dry fish can also be included.
The most popular places to try out Bhorta are Best Beer, Vegan Tempeh Chili.
This dish is very popular in the country of Bangladesh where it is often served by street food vendors. Chotpoti typically consists of ingredients such as potatoes, chickpeas and onions. The dish is often served with a topping of diced chilis or boiled eggs that have been grated. It can also be topped with tamarind chutney, cumin, coriander leaves and crispy puri.
The most popular places to try out Chotpoti are Chacha Feeka Famous Lassi Peray Wali, Egyptian Nights.
This traditional sweet dish from Bangladesh uses homemade cottage cheese as it’s main ingredient. The cottage cheese in chomchom is cooked in a syrup of sugar and usually flavored with lemon juice and cardamom powder. There are several varieties of this dish that can be served with either chopped nuts, malai cream or grated coconut.
The most popular places to try out Chomchom are Egyptian Nights, sweet shop.
This cuisine is considered the national dish of Bangladesh, a country located in South Asia. Ilish macher paturi contains ilish, a type of fish that is closely related to herring. The fish is typically marinated with ground spices before being wrapped in banana leaves and then either steamed or roasted. Ingredients used in this dish generally include mustard paste, chili peppers, mustard oil and turmeric.
The most popular places to try out Ilish Macher Paturi are Downtown Dhaka, Best Beer, Beigel Shop.
Bakarkhani dough is traditionally baked in a tandoor oven, and the bread is often sprinkled with sesame seeds. It has a soft crust on the exterior, while the texture on the interior is tender and flaky. It is also known as shukha (meaning ‘dry’) naan or shukha roti due to its dry texture.
The most popular places to try out Bakarkhani are dhaka restaurant, The snack, erasmusu.
Fuchka, also called puchka, is a snack food made of a round, hollow deep-fried flatbread filled with spiced mashed potatoes mixed with sour and spicy water. It is a popular dish in the Indian subcontinent and is the most famous street food in Dhaka. Most people eat fuchka in the evening.
The most popular places to try out Fuchka are Egyptian Nights, Best fuchka in dhaka.
Jilapi is made by deep-frying maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. This dessert can be served warm or cold. They have a somewhat chewy texture with a crystallized sugary exterior coating. Citric acid or lime juice is sometimes added to the syrup, as well as rose water. Jalebi is eaten with curd or rabri along with optional other flavors such as kewra. This dish is not to be confused with similar sweets and variants like imarti and chhena jalebi.
The most popular places to try out Jilapi are razzak jilapi corner, Best Beer.