Chapli kebab (Afghan meat patties)

Chapli kebab (Pashto: چپلي کباب‎) is a minced kebab, usually made from ground beef or mutton with various spices in the shape of a patty. It originates from Peshawar in northwest Pakistan, and is also known as the Peshawari kebab. The chapli kebab is a popular barbecue and street food throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other […]

Ashak (Scallion dumplings with beef sauce)

ASHAK, also spelled AUSHAK [Pashto/Farsi: اَشَک], is an Afghan dish made of pasta dumplings filled with Chinese chives (scallions), with a (frequently meaty) tomato sauce, topped with yogurt and dried mint. A time-consuming meal to prepare, it is usually served on holidays or at special gatherings As recipe below, these are a really delicious dumpling […]

Qormah e Lawand

Qormah, or korma, are creamy curries often thickened with nuts or nut purees. There are many different kinds of qormah, and qormah lawand is an Afghani version with chunks of CHICKEN or LAMB in a onion gravy flavored with sweet spices. RECIPE: Ingredients: 1/2 cup Cashews or almonds 3 to 4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbsp […]

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