Relish The Best Kosha Mangsho At The Legendary Gol Bari Eatery In Kolkata

by Shreya Ghosh
Relish The Best Kosha Mangsho At The Legendary Gol Bari Eatery In Kolkata

Non-vegetarian dishes in Bengali cuisine are not only maach vaja and everything with maach (fish). Bengali cuisine is vast and there are endless tempting dishes to relish, be it vegetarian or non-vegetarian. When it comes to meat and kosha mangsho, you will find Bengalis drooling over mutton rather than chicken. Mutton is always a favourite and supreme in every Bengali feast. And when in Kolkata, you need to head to Gol Bari for the most lip-smacking kosha mangsho in the city.

Gorge On The Most Delish Kosha Mangsho At Kolkata’s Gol Bari

Gol Bari
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Kolkata is the home to many iconic eateries and food joints that have been serving guests for over decades and decades. And Gol Bari truly makes sure to leave a prominent mark on this list of prestigious eateries in the City of Joy. Nestled in Shyam Bazar, this is a century-old eatery and one of the many reasons for its vast popularity is its signature kosha mangsho. The spicy smouldering gravy and soft mutton pieces will steal your heart in just a bite. The aroma of kosha mangsho is simply heavenly and if you are a mutton lover, you are in for a gastronomical treat.

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No matter how many eateries and restaurants open in the city, Gol bari will always and forever be synonymous with kosha mangsho. Just a small tip, if your spice tolerance is low, be ready for an uncontrollable blast of flavours and spices in your mouth. Also, if you do not enjoy mutton, you can even try Chicken Kosha in Gol Bari.

Why Is Kosha Mangsho Such A Classic?

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Bengalis’ love for mutton is undoubtedly more than any people of other regions. In fact, chicken has a fanbase everywhere, even Bengalis love to relish tempting chicken preparations. But at the end of the day, kosha mangsho steals our hearts for its smouldering spice-rich gravy. Preparing this mutton dish is laborious and one needs to have his/her eyes and hands glued to the oven and fry and stir everything all the time.

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It will take a lot of time to get that juicy mutton pieces infused with spices. After all the hard work and standing in front of the oven for a long time, you will surely love the ultimate taste.

And if you don’t want to do all this hard work, head to Gol Bari and indulge in the deliciousness of mutton.

Where: 211, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Fariapukur, Shyam Bazar, Kolkata

When: 12 PM – 11 PM

Price (approx.): ₹350 for two people

Cover Image Courtesy: Facebook/ Golbari Kosha Mangsho