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Afghanistan Mantu



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 90 mins (60m prep + 30m cook)
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

afghanistan dish

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, garlic, coriander, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. 2.Place a small spoonful of the beef mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper. Fold the wrapper in half and pinch the edges together to form a little pocket.
  3. 3.Place the pockets in a steamer basket and steam for 15-20 minutes, until cooked through.
  4. 4.Meanwhile, make the yogurt sauce by combining the yogurt, lemon juice, and minced garlic in a small bowl. Season with salt to taste.
  5. 5.To make the tomato chickpea topping, combine the canned tomatoes and chickpeas in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat until warmed through.
  6. 6.To serve, place a few of the pockets on each plate. Top with the yogurt sauce and tomato chickpea topping.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find wonton wrappers, you can use egg roll wrappers instead. Just cut them into smaller squares.
  • chevron_rightYou can also make the beef mixture ahead of time and keep it in the fridge until you're ready to assemble the pockets.