This was the among the first things I learned to cook. I later found out that it is a basic step in most local stews. That’s probably why my mom taught me that first. In the days prior to refrigeration that was the way people preserved the meat that wasn’t used up immediately.
“I first tasted this recipe at the home of my friend, Mrs. Parwin Ali. It comes from the southeast area of Afghanistan. She has kindly sent me her recipe and I find it easy to make.” Helen Saberi