Afghan brown basmati rice recipe recipes

KABULI RICE (AFGHAN PILAF)

KABULI RICE (AFGHAN PILAF)

Add onions, garlic and ginger paste and cook till it browns. It is a rich recipe and a great way to add some flare to usual the everyday pilaf
My Attempt at Afghan Cusine

My Attempt at Afghan Cusine

Put the chicken into a saute pan on medium heat to brown on both sides. On the menu, this dish is described as "delicately seasoned boneless diced chicken with tomatoes, onions, and selected Afghan spices, served with white rice"
Afghani Chicken Pulao| Kabuli Pulao

Afghani Chicken Pulao| Kabuli Pulao

Fry until onions are golden brown. This recipe call for Sella basmatirice which are simply differently processed rice
Recipes from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, Pakistan

Recipes from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, Pakistan

(from The Afghan Forum, which I know isn't Pakistani, but I believe it is the same recipe). If the name Kabali Pulao sounds familiar to you, it's because I made a version of it waaay back in Afghanistan, in the very early days of this blog
Spiced Kohlrabi Fries

Spiced Kohlrabi Fries

I cooked up the Afghan Ratatouille from my cookbook, Silk Road Vegetarian and instead of pairing it with basmatirice, I wanted a change up
Kabsa

Kabsa

If you're making the recipe using plain regular basmati or long grain rice use the orginal recipe hereOR below Chicken & Rice
Lamb pilaf #SundaySupper

Lamb pilaf #SundaySupper

In general, I have kept pretty close to the traditional Afghan/Uzbek ingredients and cooking method, with one main diversion in that I have put the garlic in earlier in the cooking rather than as in many traditional recipes where a whole head of garlic has the top chopped off and is put in to the steaming rice
KASHMIRI DUM ALOO

KASHMIRI DUM ALOO

Where Wazwani Cuisine is reminiscent of Afghan and Mughal cuisine mostly cooked by Kashmiri Muslims, and Dogra Cuisine tends to be more similar to Punjabi Cuisine

Shireen Palow (Afghan Orange Rice with Chicken)

uncooked basmatirice. Add chicken, nestling into rice mixture. Add chicken, and cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. cook 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, broth, rice, and raisins. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender
Afghan Style Mutton Pulao, Qabili Palau, Kabuli Palao, Qubuli Uzbaki.

Afghan Style Mutton Pulao, Qabili Palau, Kabuli Palao, Qubuli Uzbaki.

Delicate grains of  Basmatirice parboiled till tender, then delicately tossed  with a rich gravy of  browned onions and whole spices,  flavoured with the delicious juices of tender lamb or chicken, sealed in a large pot and baked gently and slowly, till the rice is long, fluffy and distinctly seperate, served in a large platter with a lavish garnishing of carrot slithers, plump raisins and crunchy nuts
Amazing Afghan Chicken Recipe

Amazing Afghan Chicken Recipe

I also served with basmatirice, but fresh flat-bread or Nan would be wonderful too. Add the chicken pieces and grill, turning with tongs until they are nicely browned on the outside but not burned, about 8-10 minutes per side
I’m Ballin’:  Maushawa, or Afghan Meatball Stoup

I’m Ballin’: Maushawa, or Afghan Meatball Stoup

 Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high and fry the onion with the spices until translucent and lightly brown
Stuffed:  Osh Pyozee, or Stuffed Onions

Stuffed: Osh Pyozee, or Stuffed Onions

Traditionally, these Afghani delights are stuffed with lamb, prune and feta, but since I had lamb in the Afghan stew, I wanted to make this one a little lighter