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Afganistan: Chicken with golden pilaf

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (2 1/2 to 3 pound) broiler-fryer chicken, cut up 1 teaspoon salt 2 medium carrots 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup butter or margarine 2 1/4 cups water 1 cup uncooked regular rice 1/2 cup raisins 1 tablespoon instant chicken bouillon 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon […]

Afganistan: Cardamom fudge

2 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup chopped pistachios

Cook sugar, milk, salt and corn syrup in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Cook, stirring occasionally, to […]

Afghan-style catfish stew

Serve with hot cooked Basmati rice for an authentic meal.

1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/4 cup ghee or vegetable oil 1 cup water 1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes, drained and chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 pounds catfish […]

Afganistan: Onion and tomato salad

1 clove garlic, minced 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Alternate slices of tomatoes and onions on serving platter. Mix remaining ingredients except cilantro; spoon over vegetables. Sprinkle with cilantro. Cover and refrigerate […]

Afghan Monkey

fill with pineapple juice 1 cherry 1 oz Malibu coconut rum 1 oz Midori melon liqueur 1 oz whipped cream 3/4 oz banana liqueur 3/4 oz Blue Curacao liqueur

Pour ingredients over ice, shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with whipped cream and a cherry.

Cardamom Fudge (Sheer Payra – Afghanistan)

2 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup chopped pistachios

Cook sugar, milk, salt and corn syrup in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Clip a candy thermometer […]

Afghan chicken kabobs

1 cup yogurt 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon ground red or black pepper 3 tablespoons garlic, finely minced 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut into chunks Flatbread such as lavash, pita or flour tortillas 3 tomatoes, sliced 2 onions, sliced Cilantro to taste 2 lemons or 4 limes, quartered

Mix yogurt, salt, […]

Afghan boulani

Wrappers 1 package ready-made, large sized egg roll skins, removed from the package and covered with a dish towel to prevent drying filling

Filling 4 cups chopped scallions or garlic-chives (gandana) 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 bird or serrano chile, finely chopped

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Afganistan: Coriander Sauce

1 bn Fresh cilantro, stemmed (about 1 cup loosely packed leaves) 3 x Cloves garlic, peeled 1 x Jalapeno, or other hot pepper, seeded 1/2 cup Walnut pieces 1/3 cup Fresh lemon juice OR 1/3 cup Distilled white vinegar 1 tsp Salt, or to taste 1/2 tsp Freshly grated black pepper 1/4 tsp Ground cumin, […]