Bolani (Persian: بولانی), or Borekai (Pashto: پيراک), is a vegan flat-bread from Afghanistan, baked or fried with a vegetable filling. It has a thin crust and can be stuffed with a variety of ingredients, such as potatoes, spinach, lentils, pumpkin, or leeks. It can be served with plain yogurt or mint yogurt.
Bolani is made for special occasions like birthday parties, engagement parties or holidays.
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