Asian Food Primer: Bengali Food
by David Johnson
Asian Foods Guide
Common ingredients and popular dishes of various cultures.
Muslim Bangladesh shares many culinary habits with Bengali and even northern India, but Muslims do not eat pork. Bangladesh has also been influenced by the Spice Islands to the east.
lamb, seafood, beef, chicken, vegetables, rice, lentils, spices
curried fish or meat; kebabs; lentil soup, potatoes with gravy; basmati rice; cheese; sweet deserts made from milk