Vegetarian Afghani Boulanee (Turnovers)

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 10mins




  • Boil potatoes, or if using mashed potatoes proceed with recipe as follows:
  • In large bowl combine the cooked potatoes, scallions, leek, cilantro and spices. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well but do not overmix.
  • Divide the mixture evenly into the tortillas. Fold tortillas in half. Flatten with a spatula or your hand.
  • *In large frying pan heat oil on medium and fry the turnovers until golden, flattening turnovers slightly with spatula. Flip over and cook turnovers on other side until golden.
  • Drain on paper towel. Transfer turnovers to serving platter. Serve hot. Boulanee make great picnic food as they travel well and don't require refrigeration.
  • *NOTE: Boulanee can also be baked by lightly brushing the turnovers on both sides with oil and baking for about 15-20 at 350 degrees.