Sunday, November 27, 2016

Afghan Bolani افغان بولانی

Afghan Bolani is a delicious bread filled with spinach and potatoes and baked in oil.

For Dough

  • Superfine Flour (white Atta)   1/2 kg
  • Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon
  • Kalonji 1 teaspoon
  • Knead the dough using water to a soft texture. Keep in dark for 1/2 hour.

For Filling:

  • Spinach 1 kg  cleaned, trimmed  and coarsely chopped 1 kg
  • Potatoes chopped 3-4
  • Tomato chopped 1
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 teaspoon
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Chopped fresh mint 1/2 bunch
  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves 1/2 bunch
  • Green chillies crushed  1 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin seed 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander seed 1 teaspoon


  • Boil spinach in water, drain and keep aside.
  • Saute onion in oil till soft.
  • Now add green chillies , ginger garlic paste, tomatoes and spices fry for two minutes.
  • Now add boiled spinach and potatoes and fry for few minutes.
  • Cook on low flame till potatoes are well cooked.
  • Then evaporate much of water on high flame while stirring.
  • Mash the potatoes.
  • Then add fresh mint and coriander leaves.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Filling for Bolani is ready.

  • Now prepared doughnuts from the prepared dough.
  • Take one doughnut and flatten on board with the help of roller pin.
  • Place a small quantity of prepared filling and fold and seal.
  • Bake on tawa applies oil during baking.
  • Delicious Afghan Bolani is ready.
  • Serve with plain yoghurt or mint yoghurt.