Fruit Firni فرنی میوه ای

Firni/فرنی/ ferni is a lovely, delicious rice flour pudding. You might make it plane or mix the rice flour with fruits , cakes and biscuits. For garnishing you can use crushed nuts such as pistachio, walnuts, sliver almonds, dried rose petals, rose petals jam. Firni might be served either warm or cold, and in both…

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‌ ‌‌Besan Halwa حلوای آرد نخودچی

Hlawa/halva /حلوا is flour based dessert. It is a  popular and traditional sweet dish in Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan, India, Arabic countries and Eastern Europe countries. Halwa usually served in religious occasions such as month of Ramadan. Halwa is an Arabic word and means sweet. There are loads of different recipes for preparing hlava. Halva is…

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…

Spiced Rice(Tabrizi Advieh Polo)ادویه پلو تبریزی

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…

Bamieh (Persian Deep Fried Doughnuts) بامیه

Bamieh is a kind of Persian doughnuts with saffron and rose water. Bamieh is 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:…

Churros چوروس بامیه اسپانیایی

Churros are deep fried dough pastry. It is very similar to a Persian sweet that is called ‘ bamieh’. Let say they are same with small differences. Persian bamieh after frying would be soaked in the syrup but churros after frying would be coated with sugar-cinnamon. Churros are usually deep fried but if you do…

Sheermal Naan Bread نان شیرمال

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…

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:…

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…

Deemaaj دیماج

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…