Salad/pickles/ jams

Pickled Vegetables

Torshi/pickle is Mixed vegetables/fruits preserved in vinegar and salt. Torshi Literally means ‘sour’. Torshi is very popular in Iran, Republic Azerbaijan, Turkey and Arabic countries. Specially in Iran you can find wide variety of pickles. Nowadays, usually house wives like old days during the Autumn go to grocery and buy all fresh herbs and vegetables… Continue reading Pickled Vegetables

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Soup/aash

Chicken noodle soup

This  is a rich, hearty and spicy chicken soup that would make your cold winter evening very warm 🙂   Ingredients 2 skinless and boneless chicken breast or thighs 1 sheet of egg noodles 1 small red bell pepper Small piece of fresh ginger root, chopped lengthwise 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 bunch scallions,… Continue reading Chicken noodle soup

Stew with polow

Iranian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew خورش فسنجان

This sensational dish, is one of the  traditional Persian stew or khoresh. Fesenjaan فسنجان was a ceremonial dish in ancient Iran in the era of the Sassanian empire (224-651 AD) as  new year meal. It is basically made with duck, chicken, turkey,beef or lamb meat. Sometimes made with meatballs as well. In some areas, It… Continue reading Iranian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew خورش فسنجان

Vegetarains

Pasta Vermicelli Nest with Mashed Potatoes

This lovely dish is super delicious, easy to make with beautiful shape. Ingredients 2 large potatoes 3 vermicelli pasta nests 1 medium onion, finely diced 3 Tbsp plain flour 1 Tbsp ground mint ½ Tsp turmeric Salt- chilli powder to taste Vegetable oil Preparation Place the potatoes in a pot, add ½ Tsp salt and… Continue reading Pasta Vermicelli Nest with Mashed Potatoes

Sandwich, Vegetarains

Mashed potato wrap

My mother used to make mashed potato wrap as snack for us. It was simple and tasty, a combination of spices with fried onion and mashed potato. Ingredients 300 g potatoes 1 medium onion Salt and pepper to taste ½ tsp cumin 1/2 tsp turmeric Slices of   Persian Lavash bread (naan) or tortilla bread  Vegetable… Continue reading Mashed potato wrap