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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Alluring Afghani Dishes : Kababs, Qorma and Mantu - 1

Dear Women Of House!!

Spices like saffron and pepper and cooking methods of Pashtuns, Tajiks and Uzbeks define the Afghani Cuisine.

Afghani food is a tasteful fusion of the cuisines from Afghanistan and neighbouring regions. Modern Afghan cuisine is the blend of the cooking methods of the three major ethnic groups - Pashtuns, Tajiks and Uzbeks. Influence of India is obvious in the use of spices like saffron, coriander, cardamom and black pepper. The Afghans prefer food which is neither too spicy nor hot. Here are some of the most common Afghani food items. This article will get you acquainted with them.

Kababs :

Lamb kabab is a favorite of the Afghans. Afghan kabab is mostly served with naan. Lamb chops, ribs, kofta and chicken kababs are served in Kabul restaurants.

Qorma :

Qormas are very popular among Afghan people. Fried onions, meats, fruits, spices or vegetables are added to them.

Mantu :

Mantu are steamed dumplings stuffed with minced meat.