Kabuli Palaw, also called Kabuli ; or Kabili, is an Afghan dish consisting of steamed rice mixed with raisins, carrots, and lamb or chicken. It is one of the most popular dishes in Afghanistan and is considered the Afghan national dish.
Kabuli is made by cooking basmati or long grained rice in a brothy sauce (which makes the rice brown). This dish may be made with lamb, chicken, or beef.
Kabuli Palaw is baked in the oven and may be topped with fried sliced carrots, raisins, orange peel strips, and chopped nuts like pistachios or almonds. The meat is covered by the rice or buried in the rice mixture.