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Afghan Bolani
Total time
115 min
$ $ $


Just when you thought you had tried the best type of bread-based snack in the world, there is one more


Serves 10


Step 1
Start by activating the yeast by mixing 180ml water with the yeast and sugar
Step 2
Once bubbling, add the flours and salt and mix into a dough, either in a machine or by hand. Once mixed, continue to knead until you have a smooth dough. Place into an oiled bowl, and cover in a warm place for an hour
Step 3
Meanwhile, peel and boil the potatoes until fork tender, then leave to drain
Step 4
Chop the cilantro, green onions and chill into a bowl, grate in the potatoes, and mix in the spices till smooth
Step 5
Get the dough out, divide into 6 equal balls. One at a time, roll each one out into 10 inch pieces, and divide in two
Step 6
Press each piece into a small parcel, then fill with the potato. Press flat slightly and repeat until all the dough is done
Step 7
Heat some oil in a pan, then fry the bolanis on each side till golden, and serve with yoghurt sauce
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