Persian Dried Rose Petals Crepe (Qheyganakh Khagineh)

This lovely crepe is  one of the most traditional desserts in NW cities of Iran. Oh this beautiful dessert is not chocolate brownie. . Some people consider Qheyganakh as ‘crepe’ and some call it ‘sweet omelette’. But It is a simple but delightful dessert.


Star of this dessert is ‘dried rose petals’. And do not worry, about rose petals because some of you believe rose petals are very perfumey but actually it is not like that and actually rose petals just gives a very beautiful and light flavour to the dish.

5 eggs
2 Tbsp. plain flour
2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
1 Tsp. baking powder
1 cup walnuts, crushed
1 cup dried Rose petals powder
2 Tbsp. Pistachio powder

Ingredients for syrup
½ cup sugar
1 cup water



Crack the eggs in a bowl. Using a mixer and blend it for 1 minute. Add dried rose petals powder, crushed walnuts, baking powder and flour to the eggs and combine all ingredients together.

Melt the butter in a pan and pour rose petals mixture in the pan. Cook over a medium to low heat . Then flip over and cook other side.

For making syrup: dissolve sugar in the water and boil it for 10 minutes. set aside to cool.
Once crepe is ready, pour cold syrup all over the crepe and leave it to soak the syrup for 1-2 hours. Then cut it into pieces.
For garnishing use crushed pistachio or rose petals.
Serve it with tea or coffee.


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