Category: A Taste of War

Mourgh – (Afghan Chicken)

One more recipe from my last post on “A taste of war” Mourgh – (Afghan Chicken) The key here is to slowly marinate the chicken in yogurt and garlic overnight. For four people Working Time: 90 minutes Ingredients 2 Cloves garlic, peeled and chopped ½ tea spoon of salt 2 Cups of plain yogurt Juice… Read more »

Qabili Palao Recipe

Here is one of the recipes from my last post; “A taste of war” Critical flavors in this cuisine are spices such as cardamom, cumin, and cinnamon which tend to add a sweet aroma to all dishes.  Afghan food is not “hot” or “spicy” but tends to create a deep flavor, resulting for many hours… Read more »

A Taste of War

Cooking from Afghanistan– A Simple Lesson in Freshness Afghani restaurants have become a common sight in American cities since the 1980s as the invasion of the Soviet Union forced many Afghanis into refugee status.  The combat actions in Afghanistan since 2001 have created a strong desire among combat veterans to again taste the special foods… Read more »