Beetroot patty ( Cutlet-e labu)

Beetroot patty Iranians love beets. One of the more popular street foods in Iran [during] the winter are  roasted sugar beets. People  buy these blazing hot sugar beets and eat them plain.” Beetroot is one of those vegetables that has lots of benefits and good for health. You can make loads of salads, soups, stews…

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Cabbage soup (Aash-e Kalam)

Aash-e Kalam ( Cabbage soup) In Persian cuisine, there are two different kinds of soup. If a soup is thin is called ‘soup’ but if soup is thick and rich is called ‘ Aash’. This recipe is for Aash-e Kalam is one of the Persian soups It is made with cabbage leaves and garnishing with…

Beef and vegetable soup

Ingredients 250 g beef meat, cut into small cubes 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 large carrot, diced 1 large parsnip, diced Small bunch of parsley, chopped 100 g pearl barley 2 beef stocks cubes 3 tsp mustard sauce Salt- pepper as desired Olive oil   Preparation Heat the oil in a pan and add…

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara is easy to make. No need to loads of material to prepare it. Ingredients 300 g pasta 2 egg yolks 1 clove garlic 6 slices bacon, diced 1 cup grated cheddar ( Parmesan) cheese 2-3 tbs butter Olive oil Salt – pepper for taste   Preparation In a big bowl, add salt/pepper and…

Carrot Soup with Brown Rice

    Ingredients 3 carrots, peeled chopped 1 large onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup brown rice 1 cup home made beef stock ( or prepared stock) 250 ml milk Salt – pepper for taste 1 tsp sugar small bunch of fresh basil or mint Olive oil Preparation Heat olive oil in a pot, add chopped…

Eggplant Rice (Bademcan polo)

This beautiful and aromatic meal is popular in Qazvin, one of Iranian cities. It is rich, colourful, tender and tasty. Ingredients 300 g rice 2 eggplants, peeled and chopped into small pieces 2 cloves of garlic peeled off papery skin and slice it 1 onion, peel and chop into small pieces 4 medium tomatoes, chop…