Afghan-Style Chicken


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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

Despite its name, this recipe comes from India, not Afghanistan (although it may have originated in the latter country). It’s the specialty of New Delhi’s famous Karim restaurant. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the borders of the countries we now know as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India were considerably more fluid. Recipes and culinary philosophies traveled with merchandise and politics along a trade route known as the Silk Road. So it’s not surprising to find Karim’s chefs se