Food Habits of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
Subhas Chandra Basu or Netaji was a great Freedom Fighter whose bravery and love for Motherland is legendary. But he liked Bengali Food. ‘ His food consisted DAL BHAT, PURI, DAHI (Curd), Kala (Bananas), He also liked Khichuri and bhatebhat & Moong Dal.
In matters of diet again he was simple. He would not refuse a dainty dish. He liked sweets Rasogolla
Twenty to thirty cups of tea a day was his usual quota. In Singapore Netaji was addicted to coffee. He was fond of SUPARI (betel-nut), which he munched from morning till night. He carried his excess even to a game of badminton’ Later on he switched over to Haritaki instead of Supari after lunch.
He displayed special liking for village specialties, preparations of coconut: Chinir puli, monohara, narikel naru, rascara, chatur burfi, murir naru, nioa, khaichur, tiler naru and tiler chakti etc.