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Food Prices in Kolkata, India

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 9.85 Rs
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 5.08 Rs
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 4.33 Rs
Eggs (2.40) 12.23 Rs
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 31.95 Rs
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 29.21 Rs
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 62.50 Rs
Apples (0.30 kg) 34.06 Rs
Banana (0.25 kg) 12.40 Rs
Oranges (0.30 kg) 22.77 Rs
Tomato (0.20 kg) 8.14 Rs
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.85 Rs
Onion (0.10 kg) 3.67 Rs
Lettuce (0.20 head) 4.12 Rs
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person244.17 Rs
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
7,569.27 Rs

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 2.03 Rs
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 10.82 Rs
Eggs (2.40) 12.23 Rs
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 38.94 Rs
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 41.67 Rs
Apples (0.25 kg) 28.38 Rs
Banana (0.25 kg) 12.40 Rs
Oranges (0.15 kg) 11.39 Rs
Tomato (0.20 kg) 8.14 Rs
Potato (0.20 kg) 3.85 Rs
Onion (0.10 kg) 3.67 Rs
Lettuce (0.10 head) 2.06 Rs
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person175.58 Rs
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
5,443.13 Rs

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 149.17 Rs 136.27-151.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.45 Rs 13.61-23.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 19.64 Rs 15.88-22.68
Eggs (12) 61.13 Rs 55.00-70.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 144.94 Rs 113.40-181.44
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 88.32 Rs 68.04-113.40
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 189.00 Rs 113.40-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 51.50 Rs 38.56-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 22.49 Rs 18.14-27.22
Oranges (1 lb) 34.43 Rs 22.68-45.36
Tomato (1 lb) 18.47 Rs 13.61-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 8.73 Rs 6.35-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 16.65 Rs 11.34-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 20.62 Rs 15.00-40.00

Last update: September, 2016
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9 Comments so far

#ASHU on Oct 08, 2014 :
I SPOKE TO SOME "CHAMCHAS" "DUKAANDAARS", AND THEY SAID THAT THE PRICE OF POTATO TO TOUCH Rs.150 A KG & ONION TO Rs. 120 A KILO IN NEXT 8 MONTHS DUE TO BAD ECONOMY OF UPA & MANMOHAN SINGH. PL. WAIT
#Saurav Banerjee on Mar 05, 2014 :
#farjul islam on Mar 01, 2014 :
i have a patato house where from i want to sell a lot of patato.now i want to know current whool sale price .date.1.03.2014

Reply to farjul islam:
W/s rate at baro bazar is around 810/- per qntl
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#farjul islam on Mar 01, 2014 :
i have a patato house where from i want to sell a lot of patato.now i want to know current whool sale price .date.1.03.2014
#Gobardhan on Dec 16, 2013 :
What about prices for fish, which probably is a must for each meal for most bengali . without fish a meal is not complete there at kolkata, as I knew.
#somnah on Dec 03, 2013 :
why the rate of cauliflower(now Rs.15/pc) not reduce?
#somnah on Dec 03, 2013 :
onion Rs.35/kg.
##RK on Dec 03, 2013 :
Please provide the latest onion price...
#Sabapathi on Jun 12, 2013 :
Ya really tis is acceptable one but planning commission says tat 350 is just need to run a life ah ! Montek better resign f*c*er or make suicide or atleast dont heel the feel of the people
#khokon on Mar 19, 2013 :
Wonder how people are managing their daily food intake. I am really worried about those people who have no jobs, no resources. What about the health and social conditions in India. Makes me worried only to think about it.