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Kabuli Pulao: The ultimate Afghan comfort food

Kabuli pulao is the national dish of Afghanistan. It is a hearty and flavorful rice dish made with lamb, carrots, and raisins. Kabuli pulao is often served at special occasions, such as weddings and holidays.


The key to making a great Kabuli pulao is to use high-quality ingredients. The lamb should be well-seasoned and tender, and the carrots should be cooked until they are soft and sweet. The raisins add a touch of sweetness and complexity.



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Yield: 4 servings

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes


Ingredients:


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless lamb shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander

  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped

  • 1 cup basmati rice

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth


Instructions:


  1. In a large bowl, combine the lamb, salt, pepper, cumin, coriander, and turmeric. Mix well.

  2. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the lamb and cook until browned on all sides.

  3. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

  4. Add the carrots and cook for 2 minutes more.

  5. Stir in the rice and raisins.

  6. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil.

  7. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked through.


Tips:


  • For a richer flavor, you can use bone-in, skin-on lamb.

  • If you don't have cilantro, you can use parsley instead.

  • You can also add other vegetables to Kabuli Pulao, such as carrots, celery, or peas.

Kabuli pulao is a delicious and satisfying dish that is perfect for a cold winter day. It is also a great way to introduce your friends and family to Afghan cuisine. You won't be disappointed! Kabuli pulao is so flavorful that it will make your mouth water!



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