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    Polo shabati (pilau for the sabbath)

    Ingredients: 5 c Water, with 1 tb salt 2 lb Boneless beef chuck, cut -into 1-in pcs 3 c Raw rice, well rinsed 2 lg (abt 3/4 lb) potatoes, -peeled & cut into 1/4-in -thick slices 1/2 ts To 1 ts pepper, to taste 1 tb Ground cinnamon 1/2 c Light or dark raisins, -rinsed under...
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    Noni afghani (afghan bread)

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 c Water, warm 1 pk (1/4 oz, 7 grams) dry yeast 1 tb Sugar 4 c Flour 1 ts Salt 1/4 c Corn oil 1 Egg yolk, mixed w/ 1 tb Water 1 tb Black cuminseed or caraway -seeds These small oval breads are baked in a tandoor, the stove of the region -- sometimes buried in the...
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