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Kabuli pulao recipe – Afghan National Dish
The national dish of Afghanistan. (actually its Qabili Palaw)
Afghan Char Masala Recipe
This Afghan Char Masala Recipe, if this is your first masala to make, is a perfect entry into trying to make your spice mix. It is a simple recipe that will impress your friends, Afghan or not. Just store it in an airtight jar, and you are good to go for a long while.
Afghan Green Sauce – Chatney – Cilantro Chutney
Afghans can’t do without their pickles and pickled things. We eat a sour thing with just about every meal. This green sauce is hugely popular in Afghan restaurants and kebab shops. You can make it as spicy or as mild as you like. It’s bracing with its vinegar content and really is an excellent addition.
Afghan Yogurt Sauce
Make this! You will use it for everything – on top of soups, salads, and chicken sandwiches, as a dip, as a companion for a Saturday walk or a Sunday drive. Seriously. We will use this for many recipes on Afghan Cooks (or some variation of this.) So make up a batch!
Quick and Easy Afghan-Style Chicken Korma (Ghorma)
This Afghan chicken korma (ghorma) is meant to be quick, easy, and cooked during the week.
Borani Banjan – Easy Eggplant Recipe
This is an Afghan recipe for borani banjan made with eggplant and yogurt. Eggplant is mixed with yogurt, garlic, and other spices and then either cooked on a stovetop or baked in the oven. Afghan borani banjan is one of the most popular dishes in Afghanistan. It is usually served with rice and naan. The bread is necessary to soak up the rich eggplant sauce on your plate.
Afghan Ashak or Aushak Afghan Dumplings
Afghan Ashak or Aushak Afghan dumplings are a popular dish for Afghans and non-Afghans. They can be seen at fancy parties or wedding dinners. They do take a lot of time but are worth it. Ashak (or “gandana”) are a dumpling filled with leeks and typically covered in a meat sauce. Today, I
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