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Gorur Goster Bhorta (Mashed Beef)

Serves two to three people.

  • Boneless beef - 200 gm
  • Finely chopped onion - ½ cup
  • Finely chopped garlic - 2 tablespoons
  • Finely chopped green chili - 4 tablespoons
  • Lime juice - 2 tablespoons
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 4 tablespoons
  • Salt - ½ teaspoon (as needed)
  • Fried dry chili - 2 to 3 (or crushed red chili)
  • Sesame oil - 4 tablespoons
  • Cut the beef into thin pieces and clean with water.
  • Boil the beef in 4 cups of water.
  • Once the water starts boiling, turn the heat down to low.
  • Wait until the water dries up and the beef is softened.
  • Turn off the heat and let the beef cool.
  • Once cool, shred the beef pieces by hand and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan.
  • Lightly fry the garlic and green chili until they turn brown.
  • Mix the onion, fried garlic, fried green chili, fried dry chili, coriander and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Add in the shredded beef and mash thoroughly by hand.
  • Mix in the rest of the sesame oil and lime juice.
  • Serve.

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