Boiled Chive Dumplings

Ashak

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    30

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Parwana

Parwana

By Durkhanai Ayubi

Published 2020

  • About

Ashak, another well-loved dumpling dish of Afghan cuisine, is made using the same dough for the wrapper as mantu, but these are less intricate to fold. Typically, they are filled with gandana, a traditional Afghan leek that can be substituted with garlic chives or leeks. Ashak are boiled, then served with lamb kofta sauce or vegetarian tomato sauce and a garlic-yoghurt dressing. It’s a good idea to have these ready before making ashak, so that when the dumplings are ready, there will be no