Afghan Bulani is a common delicious appetizer Eastern Food which can be prepared for special guests. Many Afghan families like to get together by inviting their relatives and cooking them special meals such as Ashak, Mantoo and Bolani on holiday occasions especially on Fridays.
Bulanni – One of delicious Afghan foods which is called (Awasana) which can be served any time with fresh homemade Yogurt and homemade pepper hot sauce Chatney sauce but Bulanni is mostly served for special guests and in special parties. You can cook this great meal from two different ingredients such as boiled potato, chopped onions, dough and a bit coriander if needed and cooking oil for frying. You can make it with Green part of the leek or spinach, Dough, cooking oil, hot pepper if desired.
- Egg roll wrappers
- 4 medium potatoes or 4 bunches of leeks
- 2 Onions (only for potato bulani)
- Salt to taste
- Make small balls of dough (like 15 or 20 of them).
- Oil for frying
Instructions of Afghanistan cooking:
First wash or clean the potatoes and then boil or microwave them until they are very soft like mashed potatoes; then let them cool. Afterward peel off the skin and add salt while mashing them with a masher or spoon. Peel the onions and chop them in really small pieces and add them inside the mashed potato with adding half cup water while mixing. On a smooth surface like the kitchen wood board, take the egg roll wrapper and fill it with 1 1/2 tablespoon of potato and place it in the half of the wrapper, and spread it with back of the spoon. Dip your finger it into a bowl of water and run the water around the edges of the egg roll wrapper. Take the end or the remained half of the wrapper and attach it to the other end as a diagonal form and pinch the sides of the wrapper, which it looks like a triangle shape.Then drop a little oil in the frying pan and fry the wrapper.