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Afghan Recipes: Something Old and Something New

Here we will explore traditional Afghan recipes like borani banjan, kabuli pulao, and firini.

We will also explore my own creations like Afghan nachos, Afghan chicken kebab salad, and sheer chai firini stuffed donuts.

Here is a short article on the basics of Afghan food to get you started.

Afghan Dopiaza Meat Stew with Onions

Afghan Dopiaza is a meat dish close to the hearts of all Afghans. It is my favorite Afghan meat dish. My mom will always use lamb when she can, but this can be made with beef or goat. picture of Afghan Dopiaza Dopiaza means Onions Two Ways The signature flavor of this...

Potato Ghorma (korma) Afghan Style

a bowl of potato ghorma with a piece of Afghan bread in it Ghorma (a stew) is prevalent in Afghanistan. Potato ghorma is popular in various regions for a good reason. Meat can be pretty expensive. Let's make it! What is a Ghorma? Ghorma, or korma in Indian cuisine, is...

White Chocolate Fudge Recipe – Afghan Style

Picture of White Chocolate Fudge with Saffron and Rose Let's make a white chocolate fudge recipe, shall we? Before we start, let me share a few differences between American and Afghan fudge. Differences between American and Afghan Fudge. Afghan fudge, known as sheer...

Sheer Pira Afghan Milk Fudge

Picture of Sheer Payra fudge with nuts Sheer pira is Afghan milk fudge. It is hugely popular in Afghanistan. I was born in Kandahar but moved here at 18 months in the early 70s. Growing up in America, we didn't eat much of this, but I have grown to love it. Let's make...