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Monday, September 01, 2014

Afghani Bolani Recipe ~Afghanistan Recipes

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Bolani is an flat bread usually stuffed with potatoes and chives  and then they are fried in oil. People who love aloo stuffed paratha will like it a lot like I did. Parathas are always hit at my home and when I made this bolani H was very excited to try it as it was stuffed with potato and the name its itself sounded Interesting to him.This is an other bread I tried for the afghani meal platter. Just enjoyed it to the core with Qorma-e-lubia. This is super easy to make like parathas but with all purpose flour  and these are stuffed in much easier way so that the filling doesn't out. There are different varieties of stuffing you can stuff with like spinach, letils , pumpkins , leeks etc.. This dish strictly originates fro Afghan and it can be served as a main dish or appetizer.  Lets move on the recipe of this afghani bolani..

Afghanitan cuisine

Afghanistan breads

Afghani Bolani

                                          Recipe Category
    Preparation time
    Cook time
 10 Mins
15 mins

  All purpose Flour -  2 cups

  Green chillies - 2-3 Nos ( chopped)
  Onions - 1 no
  Boiled and Mashed Potato - 2 cups
  Coriander leaves - 1 cup ( chopped)
  Tomato - 1 No
  Spinach - 1/2 cup
  Spring Onions - 1/2 cup ( chopped)
  Oil - 1 tbsp
  Salt to taste
  Oil as needed

  • In a bowl add flour, salt mix well, add water as needed and make a smooth dough.
  • In a sauce pan heat Oil, add onion and saute them till translucent.
  • Add green chillies , saute them .
  • Add tomatoes and cook till they are mushy.Add spinach and cook them till it shrinks.
  • Now transfer this mixer to the  mashed potato .
  • Add spring onions, coriander leaves, salt to taste and Mix them well with mashed Potatoes. Your filling is ready.
  • Now take the dough , divide the to equal balls.
  • Take a single ball and flatten it like a chapathi.
  • Put the filling in on half of the rolled dough.
  • Lift the other half of the dough and cover the filling.
  • Pinch the edges well so that the filling don't come out.
  • Heat a griddle , drizzle oil on it.
  • Place the Bolani and roast them both the sides till you see brown spots.
  • Bolani is ready ..

Bolani with Potato stuffing

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  1. Seen a few bolanis today and they look yummy like our own aloo parathas.

  2. Nice pictures. The Bolani looks so appetizing. It is so well browned and perfectly made.

  3. Another version of our parathas..would love to try this Bolani.

  4. Bolani seem to have caught our group's many versions..everything looks fantastic..will have to try it sometime...

  5. So amny variations of this recipe in our group ! This one looks good too! Love the last pic..

  6. Looks very delicious, now am tempted to make this bolani very soon.

  7. The stuffing is so mouthwatering. Again a nice recipe.


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