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Osh Pyozee: Afghan Stuffed Onions

Osh Pyozee: Afghan Stuffed Onions


Osh Pyozee: Afghan Stuffed Onions

Food; Eating


  • 2 oz. (50 grams) raw rice
  • 3 onions
  • 1lb. (500 grams) ground beef
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • Pepper
  • 5 prunes
  • Corn oil


  1. Parboil the rice for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Peel the onions and cut one slit in each, through to the center (see video).
  3. Drop onions into boiling water and cook for 2-3 minutes. Transfer the onions to cold water, and gently separate the layers.
  4. Mix the ground beef with the parboiled rice, salt, pepper and turmeric.
  5. Cut the prunes in half.
  6. In the center of each onion layer, place half a prune and a few tablespoons of the meat mixture. Roll the onion tightly around the filling and place seam-side down on a baking sheet.
  7. Drizzle with oil and bake at 210°F (100°C) for 2 hours. Serve warm.
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Sydney Los Angeles November 1, 2017

I added garlic and Indian peppers (the ones that you use for curries) and it tasted delicious :) Simple to make, too! Reply

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