Ashak (Dumplings with spiced lamb)

Ashak (or Aushak), In Afghanistan, these dumplings are typically served on a big platter as a main course. Ashak also makes  an elegant first course. It’s made with a delicate dough and is traditionally filled with gandana (Mixture of chopped fresh herbs), a member of the onion family with a mild flavor and an appearance similar to […]

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 […]

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