kookoo/ frittata

Meat patties with Yellow Split Peas شامی لپه

Shami شامی is a kind of Persian meat patty. . For making shami, you have choice of different meat (beef - lamb- veal). Shami is made of yellow split peas (Lapeh لپه ) with ground beef/lamb and spices . Shami, might be served cold or warm with flat naan bread or steamed rice. Both are… Continue reading Meat patties with Yellow Split Peas شامی لپه

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kookoo/ frittata, Ramadan ( Ramazan), Vegetarains

Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Kookoo lobia sabz is a traditional classic dish in Tabriz an ancient city in NW of Iran. This dish is served in especial occasions and for Iftar in month of Ramadan. Tabrizi green beans is absolutely delicious, full of flavour and colour. Kookoo ( kuku) in Iranian cuisine, applies to an eggy dish or an… Continue reading Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

kookoo/ frittata, Vegetarains

Zucchini Frittata with Orange-Yogurt Sauce کوکو کدو سبز

Maybe you do not like zucchini (courgette) taste, but you can make it tasty and enjoy it now and again. Zucchini is very watery and best way or let’s say ways to remove excess water is to salt the zucchini and then squeeze it. Today I have my zucchini cakes with orange-yogurt sauce. Just give a try and find out how much… Continue reading Zucchini Frittata with Orange-Yogurt Sauce کوکو کدو سبز

kookoo/ frittata, Vegetarains

Potato frittata ( kookoo sibzamini)

In Iranian cuisine, kookoo ( frittata) refers to a dish with fried vegetables or meat and egg. This kind of dish has a very beautiful crunchy texture. Today’s recipe is potato frittata ( koo koo sib zamini) made with chives, mint and eggs. Koo koo would be served warm or cold and leftovers are even… Continue reading Potato frittata ( kookoo sibzamini)

kookoo/ frittata

Spinach & Ground Beef Frittata (Kookoo Esfenaaj)

This is a very popular frittata from Iranian Azerbaijan (NW of Iran) . It is a pretty thick ( cake like)  rich and delicious frittata .  It is a pleasant combination of ground beef or lamb with spinach, potatoes, eggs, queen turmeric, walnuts and barberries or what we say in Farsi (Zereshk). You could serve… Continue reading Spinach & Ground Beef Frittata (Kookoo Esfenaaj)