Potato/ Leak Filled Turnovers-Bolani

 

BOLANI

Here is a very traditional Afghan meal called Bolani: leak and potato filled turnovers.  Keep reading for the detailed recipe which I have divided in 4 parts for clarity…

If you don’t feel like reading, click here for a quick video that will show you exactly what to do to prepare this delicious meal.

Part 1: Dough Preparation

 In a big bowl you add the following:

  • flour
  • yeast mix (yeast + sugar in warm water)
  • salt

Mix and knead dough. Cover it and leave it aside for 45 minutes to an hour. Once ready, Divide the dough into equal pieces. Shape each piece into ball shape:

 

Part 2: Potato Filling and Leak Filling Preparation

In another big bowl…mash boiled potatoes and add to it the following:

  • Fried onions
  • Fried garlic
  • chopped coriander
  • chopped green onions
  • coriander powder
  • salt
  • black pepper

Mix  well

 

Leak Filling Preparation

All you need for this part is to add a pinch of salt in some chopped leak:

 

Part 3: Filling

Everything is ready …Let’s the filling begin!

Take a piece of dough at a time and roll it into a ball shape…After spreading some flour onto a surface, use a rolling pin make the dough as thin as you can, Fill it half with potato or leak filling and seal it over with the other half. Continue flattening it as much as you can with your hands or a rolling pin.

Part 4: Frying 

Add lots of oil on a pan with large surface…Try to smooth and flatten them more as you add to the pan one by one and fry them until its golden brown.

Serve with Yogurt Dip

Add a pinch of dry mint on yogurt  and serve it.

Bolani
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2045 calories
426 g
32 g
12 g
65 g
6 g
1979 g
17896 g
28 g
0 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1979g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2045
Calories from Fat 107
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g
19%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 32mg
11%
Sodium 17896mg
746%
Total Carbohydrates 426g
142%
Dietary Fiber 29g
117%
Sugars 28g
Protein 65g
Vitamin A
50%
Vitamin C
162%
Calcium
66%
Iron
88%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. Dough ingredients
  2. 2 cups all-purpose Flour
  3. ½ cup warm water or as needed
  4. ½ tbs Yeast
  5. ½ tsp Sugar
  6. ½ tbs salt
  7. Potato filling ingredients
  8. 4 medium potatoes
  9. 1 chopped and fried onion
  10. 4 chopped and fried garlic cloves
  11. 1 cup chopped coriander
  12. 1 cup chopped green onions
  13. 1 tbs Coriander Powder
  14. 1tbs salt
  15. 1tbs black pepper
  16. Leak Filling Prep
  17. 1 cup chopped leak
  18. 1 tbs salt
  19. Yogurt Dip
  20. 1 cup Yogurt
  21. 1 tsp mint
Instructions
  1.  Dough Preparation
  2. 1. Add yeast and sugar in warm water
  3. 2. Add the mix to flour
  4. 3. Add salt
  5. 4. Mix and knead dough
  6. 5. Cover it and leave it aside for 45 mins to an hour
  7. 6. Divide the dough into equal pieces
  8.  Potato Filling Preparation
  9. 1. Mash boiled potatoes
  10. 2. Add fried onions
  11. 3. Add fried garlic
  12. 4. Add chopped coriander
  13. 5. Add chopped green onions
  14. 6. Add coriander powder
  15. 7. Add salt
  16. 8. Add black pepper
  17. 9. Mix well
  18.  Leak Filling Preparation
  19. 1. Add salt in chopped leak
  20.  Filling And Frying the Bolani
  21. 1. Take a piece of dough and roll it into a ball shape
  22. 2. After spreading some flour onto a surface, use a rolling pin to make the dough as thin as you can
  23. 3. Fill it half with potato or leak filling and seal it over with the other half
  24. 4. Continue flattening it as much as you can with your hands or a rolling pin.
  25. 5. Fry it on a pan with a large surface.
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calories
2045
fat
12g
protein
65g
carbs
426g
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