Yalda night or what we say in Persian language ‘ Shab-e Yalda (21th of December) is Iranian celebration of winter solstice. Yalda night is one of the traditional events in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the year.
In this special night, family members and friends gather together for dinner and it lasts until midnight.
During the night we celebrate with tasty traditional meals, nuts and fruits such as : pistachio, almond, walnuts, dries apricots, prunes, pomegranates, watermelon and figs. And meals such as I am going to share recipe with you.
Other beautiful entertaining in Yalda night is divination by poem book of a famous Persian poet ‘ Hafez from Shiraz’.