Persian Barberries Rice with Chicken زرشک پلو با مرغ

Zereshk is Persian name for dried fruit of barberries. Zeresk is widely cultivated in Iran. It is used in medicines, for preparing jam, tea, syrup, salad, juice and cooking rice or stew. Zereshk polo is an Iranian classic and ceremonial dish, made with mixed rice with barberries ( zereshk) and chicken(morgh) in tomato/saffron sauce. This…

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Persian Vermicelli Pasta Soup

This is my mother’s recipe. Using aromatic and fresh herbs and vegetables such as  coriander, parsley, carrots, gives beautiful colour and taste to this soup. Ingredients 1 chicken thigh/breast 30 g parsley 30 g coriander 3 carrots 2 potatoes 2 medium tomatoes 1 medium onion, finely diced 2-3 vermicelli pasta nests 2 Tbsp tomato paste…