Tomato Stew (Pamador Ghatogh)

This is a vegetarian dish, that is called ‘‘pamador ghatogh’’ in Persian language. It’s very simple

.dish. The recipe of this dish is in danger of being forgotten.

Pamador ghatogh is a local dish from Gilan province, a beautiful green land in North of Iran, near the Caspian sea. Gilan is one of tourist motivation for leisure travel with clean and fresh air, forest, sea foods, villas and picnic areas.



5 tomatoes

3 eggs

2 garlic clove

salt- pepper and turmeric

oil or butter


Bring water to boil in a pot. Once the water is boiling put tomatoes in and cook for 3 minutes. Then lift them out and place in a colander and keep it under cold tap water. Once the tomatoes have cooled off, remove the tomato skin and chop them.

Peel garlic cloves. Using a mortar and pestle to crush them. Heat the oil in a pan. Add crushed cloves and season with pinch of salt, pepper and turmeric. Sauté for a minute. Cracking eggs into the oil. Gently whisk eggs until combine with garlic. Transfer cooked eggs to a plate.

Heat the oil in same pan. Add chopped tomatoes, salt, pepper, turmeric and ¼ cup of water. Cook for 5 minutes. Ad cooked eggs and well combine.

Serve pamador ghatogh with rice.


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