Fry the onions and garlic for 5 minutes in oil. Add
the lamb and fry it until brown on all sides. Add the cumin, the cardamom,
the tomato puree, 1 cup of water and salt and pepper to taste and bring
this to the boil. Simmer for 2 hours. Add the rhubarb and simmer for
20 minutes more.
On the 19th of
Afghanistan gained independence from
Britain with the Treaty of Rawalpindi. The British fought three
wars: the first they lost, the second they won and after the third they
gave up. Click on
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