Afghan Eggplant: A twist, Barjan Tarte Tatin

Afghan Eggplant: A twist, Barjan Tarte Tatin

Let’s make some Afghan Eggplant. (But, different this time) If you are new to Afghan food, you will come to love our eggplant dishes. If you have been around, you already know we do eggplant best. You can check out our eggplant dip recipe, or our borani banjan...
Chicken Kabob (kebab) Salad

Chicken Kabob (kebab) Salad

The chicken kabob salad recipe is here! It is summertime, and we all reach for the standard grilled chicken salad, don’t we? But let’s be honest, it is usually not that tasty, right? Dry and flavorless, it seems more of a punishment than anything. I have a...
Afghan Ashak or Aushak Afghan Dumplings

Afghan Ashak or Aushak Afghan Dumplings

Afghan Ashak or Aushak Afghan dumplings are a popular dish for both Afghans and non-Afghans alike. They can been 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...
Borani Banjan – Easy Eggplant Recipe

Borani Banjan – Easy Eggplant Recipe

Borani Banjan is one of the most popular Afghan dishes. Not only in Afghanistan, but around the world. If you love eggplant recipes, you have to add this to your rotation of dishes. It is vegetarian, but can even be made vegan with a plant-based yogurt. This delicious...
Salata Recipe – Afghan Salad

Salata Recipe – Afghan Salad

There is no ranch dressing or shredded cheese in this recipe. The Afghan salad (salata recipe) is simple and refreshing. If you understand the purpose of an Afghan salad, the lack of processed cheese and dressing will make sense to you. First, our website has a small...
Afghan Pickled Vegetables – Achar

Afghan Pickled Vegetables – Achar

I learned how to make Afghan pickled vegetables (achar)(or as Persians know them, Torshi) from my grandmother. May Allah (swt) grant her Jannah.  First, our website has a small affiliate store where you can shop for ingredients and kitchen items I use in all of my...

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