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Ramadan Trail: 5 Places To Get Haleem In Kolkata

The culinary scene in Kolkata is a reflection of the melting pot of various cultures. During the holy month of Ramadan, the city's restaurants serve delectable dishes, with haleem being one of the most sought-after delicacies

Haleem is a popular dish during Ramadan Photo: Shutterstock

Kolkata is a melting pot of different culinary cultures and superlative food. Eater, the award-winning media brand dedicated to food which publishes a list of the world's best culinary destinations every year, featured Kolkata in their 2023 list. Known for having one of the richest street food cultures in India, Kolkata is a treasure trove for gastronomes from around the world. The culinary scene reflects the melting pot influences of various cultures, from the British and Mughal eras to regional cuisines. During the holy month of Ramadan, Kolkata's restaurants serve delectable dishes. One of the most sought after dishes is haleem, a mixture of mutton, lentils, wheat, and spices that cooks for hours. Here is a curated list of the best places to try the best haleem in Kolkata.