qabuli palow

qabuli palow

basmati rice

chicken thighs

onion

tomatoes

carrots

raisins

cumin seeds

almonds, skinned and split

pistachio nuts

olive oil

salt

garlic

A few RPCVs Afghanistan from VT and MA brought their memories of home-cooked Afghan meals and the ingredients to January gathering, and the Afghan students their cooking skills. An evening with study and work set aside to share the simple tasks of dicing, sauteing, tasting and of all the talk, if not a recipe for peace, surely one step toward it.