Deep Fried flower cookies (Daisy flower)

These gorgeous cookies in the shape of Daisy flowers are delicious. However needs spend good amount of time in the kitchen but look at result. They are amazing. Ingredients for syrup 400 g sugar 235 ml water 2 tbsp rose water or orange blossom   Ingredients for batter 250 g plain flour ½ tsp dried yeast ½ tsp baking powder ½ tbsp sugar powder 1 egg … Continue reading Deep Fried flower cookies (Daisy flower)

Spiced Rice(Tabrizi Advieh Polo)

Spiced rice (advieh pilaf) is a classic Azerbaijani dish in Iran. Spice is called ‘ Advieh’ in Persian language. This is a rice dish made with mixed spices. This mixed spices is not that crazy hot and spicy but mild and full of flavour. Spiced rice is served with chicken cooked in red sauce made with fried onion, tomato paste- Persian saffron water and lime/lemon … Continue reading Spiced Rice(Tabrizi Advieh Polo)

Bamieh (Persian Deep Fried Dough)

Bamieh is a popular dessert in Iranian cuisine, especially for Iftar in the month of Ramadan . This sweet is found in the cuisine of many countries such a Turkey, Greece, Armenia, Spain, Portugal, Arabian countries, Albaina and Egypt with different names such as: bamieh , tulumba, churros, datli. Bamieh is made from dough, then deep fried and finally soaked in the syrup. Ingredients for dough … Continue reading Bamieh (Persian Deep Fried Dough)

Sheermal Bread ( Naan Sheermal)

Sheermal/shirmal bread naan  is a traditional mildly sweet flatbread in Iran. Sheer means milk in Persian language,and because the dough is kneaded with milk instead of water , it’s called sheermal, means a bread made with milk. Sheermal bread is popular in Iran, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Semnan سمنان is located in South of foothills of Alborz Mountains. Semnan is one of historical and ancient … Continue reading Sheermal Bread ( Naan Sheermal)

Shirazi Rice Pilaf

Shiraz is an ancient city in SW of Iran. Shiraz is known as the city of literature, flowers, wine, gardens, nightingales and poets. This beautiful city is a one of the important tourism centres in Iran. With a short driving distance from Shiraz there are ruins of some of most spectacular ancient sites such as: ancient city of Persepolis, Tomb of Cyrus the Great in … Continue reading Shirazi Rice Pilaf

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 egg-based dish. Kookoo or frittata might be meatless that would … Continue reading Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Deemaaj

Qazvin in NW of Tehran, is one of ancient cities of Iran. Qazvin was capital of the Persian Empire under Safavids for 57 years. Nowadays, this city is one of important cultural and tourism centre in Iran due to archaeological sites, fortifications, monuments, ……. and beautiful sights and for its carpet patterns, poets, pistachio gardens and Sweets such as Baklava. Name of my recipe is … Continue reading Deemaaj

Kelane Naan Bread

Kelane is a traditional Kurdish stuffed fried flat bread. A very delicious thin bread. This bread is made in different countries such as Iran, Turkey, Afghanestn, Republic Azerbaijan. and referred to by different names. For example in Iran it’s called ‘ Kelane  ‘ in Afghanestan is called ‘ Bolani  ‘ . Traditionally this wonderful bread is baked on a brick or stone griddle but nowadays, … Continue reading Kelane Naan Bread