While the world celebrates World Coconut Day tomorrow, here’s looking at some of the signature coconut dishes that well-known eateries in Kolkata serve, throughout the year.
Burma Burma, Kolkata
When here, you can always try the dessert Tagu Pyian, a coconut panna cotta with sago cooked in palm jaggery. The restaurant is famous for a wide variety of vegetarian delicacies influenced by Burmese cuisine and made from family recipes.
Price: Rs 400
Diner 49B Café
For a relaxed meal, an evening with friends, or a quiet date night, head over to Diner 49B Café and dig into the Daab Pasta or pasta ala coco. Here, you will be literally served your paste inside a coconut. It is available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties.
Price: Rs 290 (non-veg) / Rs 250 (veg)
Coconuts are a common ingredient that goes into making some of the tastiest sweets. Try the tender coconut mawa mishri which is also perfect for gifting purposes, given that Janmasthami is knocking on the door.
Price: Rs 70 per piece
Butterfingers by Preetanjali
Those who have a sweet tooth hurry up and place an order today for Coco-nuts about you. This soft airy vanilla sponge layered with a delicious coconut mousse and filled with fresh strawberries is a cake not to let go of.
Price: Rs 2250
Café Buddy’s Espresso
Coffee lovers, here’s a treat for you! Head over to have coffee with a coconut twist. This Nariyal Paani with Espresso Twist is a unique combination of shots and chilled coconut water.
Price: Rs 210
Check out the edible pina colada, a mint and coconut-infused pineapple served with tender coconut ice cream with coconut rum.
Price: Rs 350
Those who love to experiment with new dishes can try Duck Samosa at the Warehouse Café. A spicy samosa filled with pulled duck meat, coconut paste, ghee roast masala, and curry leaves served with tamarind chutney and sweet potato chips is an interesting snack.
Price: Rs 595
Maple Room at Club Verde
To satiate a Bengali palate check out Narkol Posto’r Cutlet or coconut and poppy seed cutlet. This forms a great starter to any meal in Bengali cuisine.
Price: Rs 249