Kaddu Buranee (Afghani Sweet Pumpkin)

Kaddu Buranee or Kadu Bouranee – Afghani Sweet Pumpkin. Traditionally, Kadu Bouranee is served as a part of the several side dishes served at a Dastarkhan (the traditional Afghan table spread). One is supposed to eat the pumpkin dish with Afghan bread (Nan-I-Afghan) or one of the many rice preparations. To eat Kadu Bourani with […]

Qormah e Sabzi

This stew from greens is the Afghan equivalent of a Persian herb stew (or Ghormeh Sabzi). It is a well-known dish in Iran, Iraq, Azerbaijan, and Afghanistan. “Qormah” or “Ghormeh” means stewed and Sabzi means greens. The main ingredients are a mixture of sauteed greens/herbs, consisting mainly of leek or green onions, spinach, cilantro, parsley, […]

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