Bolani

bolani

Today I want introduce you guys to one of the specialty afghan dish: Bolani. It is a flat-bread baked or fried with a potatoes filling. It can also be filled with other stuffing like green onions, spinach, lentils, or butternut.

For this recipes we need :
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon Yeast
1 tablespoon Salt
warm Water
1 lb Potatoes
2 large Onions
one bunch coriander
1 tablespoon salt
Pepper to taste

To make a dough we put the flour and salt In a mixing bowl .Then slowly keep adding the water and mix the dough .
knead the dough for 10 minutes until it is all soft and firm ,divided it to small around balls. After you are done cover it, and let it rest for an hour.
The time when the dough rest for a hour,boil the potatoes until they are soft inside. Peel and mash them with your hands or a potato masher.
In a frying pan add some oil and fry the onion until it is golden brown.
Remove the onion from the heat and add the potatoes, Chop coriander salt and pepper to it and mix it all very well.
Take the small around balls. Flat the dough and make the shape you like square or round shape .
Then you fill it with the potatoes mixture on one side ,fold the other side and close all around it with the fingers to get the triangle shape as above in the picture.
In a frying pan add some oil and fry your bolani at each side. And serve it with yogurt.
Remember to put the heat in medium level.

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