Bangladesh is a very small country located just beside India.Although being small in area it has very rich culture dating back to ancient times.Talking about the food,they are very different in taste and look from most of the western food.Let us go through some of the famous foods of Bangladesh which are very liked by tourists:
Swarma:Among the foods Swarma is often liked by everyone.It’ actually a round thin bread wrapped around meat and vegetables.It could be beef,chicken or mutton for the meat part.
Among vegetables there are mostly salad,tomatoes,lettuce and onion.It’s very delicious all together.This food has also been featured in the movie The Avengers.
Chotpoti:Although Chotpoti is considered a roadside dish but it can be made at home as well and it’s served in famous restaurants too.
Chotpoti consists of Bengal Gram.They are a kind of seed which can be cooked and added to a food item.Along with it boiled egg slices,lettuce,small lettuce and very small pieces of onions are added.
Panta Bhat:Panta Bhat is actually rice.But not just ordinary cooked rice.There are some other ingredients added to it to make a different taste.
First rice is cooked and than salt is added to it.Later they are kept in the refrigerator and after some hours the total taste changes.it happens without keeping in the refrigerator as well but during heavy heat in summer sometimes they rot outside.This food is one of the earliest traditional foods of Bangladesh.Along with this Hilsa fish is added like shown in the picture.Sometimes other vegetables are added as well.
So the next time you go to Bangladesh don’t forget to try out these foods.