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Afghani Aushak recipe is a tasty but time consuming dumpling dish, filled with fresh chives or green leeks with ground beef sauce over it.

The Afghan Aushak which can also be spelled as Ashak, is a very delicious veggie dumplings that is usually prepared on holidays and special gatherings due being a time consuming dish. Alright! lets start the yummy Aushak recipe instructions now.

Ashak Recipe Ingredients:

  • 5 bunches fresh chives
  • 1 pack wonton wrapper (round shape)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp red paper (optional)
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • ¼ tsp dry mint leaves
  • Yogurt

Aushak Recipe Instructions:

1): Cut the fresh chives or green leeks very fine and wash it well a few times and drain the water.

2): Add the salt, red pepper, olive oil, and mix everything.

3): Open the pack of Wonton wrapper and take one of it out. With your finger make the half edge of the wrapper moist.

4): Place a full table spoon of chives in the center of the wonton wrapper (dough) and close the edges by pressing it together.

5): On a flat plate, spread some flour and place the filled dumplings over it.

6): Follow the same filling process one by one and place it on the plate until you are done.

7): In a cooking pot, add 4 cups of water and bring to a complete boil. Add the Aushak in the pot individually 10 to 15 at the time and boil for 3 minutes. Re do this process until your done boiling.

8): Add and spread some yogurt on the plate and bring out every batch of the boiled dumplings to the plate. Add some more yogurts over the dumplings and sprinkle some dried mint.

The Afghan dumplings are done but you need to have its special sauce made in advance. The sauce is made of ground beef and beans. So if you have a favorite sauce, go for it and enjoy your homemade Ashak. I will provide the ground beef sauce recipe soon.

Note: You can also steam the Ashak similar to steamed Asian dumplings using a steamer for 20 minutes and it will be as good as boiling it. I hope you enjoyed making this easy homemade Aushak at home.


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