4 Afghan Fall Soup Recipes

written by Mirriam Seddiq
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Looking for excellent fall soup recipes? You’ve come to the right place. Afghans know how to make comfort food. All of these are soups (well Lubya is more like a stew), and they are delicious.

Shorwa- The Afghan Soup

Shorwa is to soup as Sahara is to desert and Chai is to tea – Shorwa is the pashto word for soup. BUT in Afghanistan, shorwa is a very particular soup. See, all other soups have to be described, chicken soup, vegetable soup, etc. But shorwa – well, everyone knows what you are talking about

Mashawa Soup – Afghan Vegetable and Barley Soup

Shorwa is perfect for a cold day. Like many of the other recipes, it can be adapted to your taste and to what you have around the house. View the recipe as a template. If you are new to cooking, start by following the recipe for this vegetable soup exactly, then when you feel more comfortable, change it up. 

Afghan Lubya A Perfect Kidney Bean Recipe

Afghan lubya is vegetarian and, served with rice, is a hearty meal. It can easily be made vegan by substituting a non-dairy yogurt for the Afghan yogurt sauce. Great for a cold-weather day.

Aush Afghan Noodle Soup – Cold-Weather Treat

Warm and hearty Afghan noodle soup. Move over Cambell’s, here we come.

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Mirriam Seddiq

I am Mirriam Z. Seddiq, the Afghan Cook. I was born in Afghanistan and came to America as a when I was 18 months old. I am a criminal defense, personal injury, and immigration attorney. I started the first Muslim American Woman Political Action Committee, once owned a coffee shop and a restaurant, and currently am the CEO of the Komak Foundation which focuses its efforts on helping Afghan refugees.

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