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Potato Bhorta – Bangladeshi Comfort Food

Potato Bhorta – Bangladeshi Comfort Food

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Potato Bhorta - Bangladeshi Comfort Food

Bhortas are the simplest form of comfort food in Bangladesh. It’s basically anything good mashed together and served with rice.
By Lail Hossain

Potato Bhorta - Bangladeshi Comfort Food

Potato Bhorta - Bangladeshi Comfort Food
 
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Bhortas are the simplest form of comfort food in Bangladesh. It's basically anything good mashed together and served with rice.
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 2-3 medium size potatoes
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 2-3 red chilies
  • ¼ onion, thinly sliced
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Roast garlic and chili on stove or in oven
  2. Boil potatoes until soft
  3. Peel potatoes and mash smoothly
  4. Mash garlic, chili and salt together, add onion
  5. Add mashed potatoes
  6. Add oil and mix well
Notes
This is the original way of making Bhorta Adjust chili and garlic according to taste
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  • Thank you for sharing this! I am having new friends over in a few days for dinner. They are from Bangladesh. I was hoping to find something simple to serve them that would honor their home. Every place has comfort food, I so glad to find something I will be able to make.

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