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Afghan food recipes

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Borani Banjan Recipe (Afghan Eggplant with Garlic Yogurt Sauce)

1 · 50 minutes · This Borani Banjan recipe (Afghan Eggplant with Garlic Yogurt Sauce) is a richly spiced stewed eggplant dish that’s served with tangy garlicky yogurt on top.

19 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli, hot red
  • 1 pinch Chilli, hot red powder
  • 1 1/2 lbs Eggplant
  • 7 large cloves Garlic
  • 1 Green bell pepper
  • 1 Jalapeno
  • 1 pinch Mint, dried
  • 1 sprig Mint, fresh leaves
  • 1 Onion, large
  • 1 Tomato, with juices
Canned Goods
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable stock
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kosher salt, coarse
  • 1/16 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric, ground
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil, extra-virgin
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt, plain unsweetened
Liquids
  • 1 Water
Chicken Chapli Kabab (Video+Steps) | Peshawari Kabab | Afghan Chapli Kabab » Foodies Terminal

2 · 25 minutes · Chicken Chapli Kabab made with chicken keema or chicken mince is juicy, tender & full of flavors. These patty shaped chicken chapli kabab comes together under 30 mins with minimal ingredients & lesser effort. A perfect appetizer to feed a crowd, snack anytime or to pack some in the picnic basket.

15 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Chicken mince or chicken keema
Produce
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 4 Green chilies
  • 1/2 cup Mint + cilantro
  • 3/4 cup Onion
  • 1/2 cup Tomatoes
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg, medium
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper, Ground
  • 1 tsp Garam masala, Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric, Powder
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil, Extra Virgin
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin, Powder
Kabuli pulao is an authentic recipe from Afghanistan made with rice, lamb, carrots, raisins and apricots plus an array of spices. Lovely!

76 · 75 minutes · Kabuli pulao is an authentic recipe from Afghanistan made with rice, lamb, carrots, raisins and apricots plus an array of spices. Lovely!

13 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Lamb
Produce
  • 1 cup Apricots, dried
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1 cup Raisins
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 cup Basmati rice or other long grain rice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 4 Cardamom pods, green
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron essence
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds
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by Katie A few weeks back, Humaira talked about how she and I are parting ways, at least as far as this blog is concerned. Having been drawn into my own work on Mom's Kitchen Handbook, along with writing a cookbook, I stepped back from things here some months ago. It makes beaut

Kabuli Pulao (Spiced Lamb Pilaf) from Afghanistan

Kabuli Pulao is an Afghan rice dish made by cooking lamb with a blend of spices and serving it with carrots, raisins, and toasted almonds.

Traditional Afghan Salad Recipe -- Loaded with fresh vegetables like tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce, and tossed with a bit of lime juice, this light, refreshing side-dish is the perfect accompaniment to almost any meal.

14 · Loaded with fresh vegetables like tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce, and tossed with a bit of lime juice, this light, refreshing side-dish is the perfect accompaniment to almost any meal.

9 ingredients

Produce
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro, fresh
  • 1 Cucumber, large
  • 4 Green onions
  • 2 Limes, Juice of
  • 1/4 cup Mint, fresh
  • 1/2 cup Red onion
  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Salt
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Ashak Mazari Afghani | طرزتهیه آشک مزاری - YouTube

INGREDIENTS+ eggs : 1+ plain flour : 500g+ salt : 2 teaspoon+ water : 200ml+ leek : 400g+ black pepper : half teaspoon+ coriander seeds : 1 teaspoon+ chili p...

Typically made in a tandoori oven, this nigella-flecked naan—a staple flatbread of the Afghan bread bakers of New Delhi—can be baked in a hot oven at home.

Typically made in a tandoori oven, this nigella-flecked naan—a staple flatbread of the Afghan bread bakers of New Delhi—can be baked in a hot oven at home.

6 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Active dry yeast
  • 3 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Kosher salt
  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tsp Canola oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Nigella seeds