Afghan Bolani bread is a traditional  flat bread filled with vegetables . This can be served as a side dish or as a main dish. Bolani is a vegetarian and a vegan dish.

 

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Cut 2 Large leeks in to fine pieces.
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This step is optional. Cut several green chillies. (Always add to your taste)
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I added some chilli flakes , 1/2 tsp coriander powder, and enough salt to the  taste
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I used 3 cups of plain flour to make 12 leeks stuffed flat bread.
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Add some salt to the flour.
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Add enough water to the flour and make smooth dough. If you are hand kneading make sure to knead until its not stcking on to your hand.I used the machine.
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The consistency should be like this.
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Roll the dough to a circle.
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Cut the dough in to 12 equal parts.
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Then Make balls out from each piece. Leave 10 minutes on the bench top covered with a damp cloth. Then it becomes easy to work with.
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Roll each piece of ball in to a thin circle.
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It should be like this.
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Divide the leeks in to 12 equal parts. Put one part of the leeks mix on to the middle of the circle.
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Fold one side in to the middle.
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Turn the other side to overlap one end leaving the other side open.
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Close the two sides down as shown in the picture.
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Cover the other part like this. and press well and seal well.
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Turn to the other side and press again to seal well.
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Add a little bit of oil in to the pan and spread the oil.
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Put the triangles in to the pan and cook one side until golden brown.
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Brush the oil well on the triangle.
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Turn and cook until golden brown.
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When well cooked it looks like this.
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Serve with a bit of Chutney. or as it is.
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