Persian Rosette Cookies (Noon Panjereh)

According to Wikipedia rosette cookie is Scandinavian cookie. Rosette cookie is popular and traditional cookie in many countries such as Norway, Finland, Ukraine, Mexico, India, Iran, Turkey, Columbia. …..In Scandinavian countries it might be served at Christmas.


One of the traditional Iranian cookies that is very similar to Rosette cookies , is called ‘ Naan or Noon Panjereh  . Panjereh  means window in Farsi but I do not know why it’s called naan panjereh.



These delicious and delicate cookies are deep fried and similar to Funnel cake. They are  sweet, light, crispy treat.



  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp of Vanilla extract or almond extract
  • 2 eggs
  • Food colouring



Sift the flour. Next, in a bowl add all ingredients. Whisk together until smooth. Using a strainer and strain the batter to make sure there is no lumps. If you want add food colouring to batter and make coloured rosettes.

In a pan, heat up the oil about 375 degree. Place rosette iron in deep hot oil for 2-3 minutes. Take it up and let it drain on kitchen paper towel and then dip in batter but DO NOT LET GO TOP OF THE IRON MOULD, and then dip immediately into the hot oil. Fry until golden.

Move out of pot and place over paper towel to drain oil. Reheat the iron mould again before cooking next cookie.

Dust and sprinkle powdered sugar, or cinnamon and sugar or topping with jam.







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