Braised Pumpkin with Yoghurt Dressing

Kadoo Borani


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By Durkhanai Ayubi

Published 2020

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Kadoo borani is a pumpkin dish served with a yoghurt dressing. It’s similar in style to the eggplant dish of banjaan borani, with the word ‘borani’ referring to any braised vegetable served with yoghurt. The other flavours in this dish, such as the zing of garlic and the sweetness of slightly caramelised onions, draw complementary flavours out of the pumpkin, resulting in a dish with layers of texture and flavour.

This dish originated in the eastern provinces of Afghanistan, where m