Stew with polow

Carrot Stew with Potatoes and Chicken

Carrot stew is one of best Iranian dishes. Havij is Farsi word for carrot and carrot stew that is called ‘ Khoresht-e Havij’ in Farsi, is a Persian stew that is made with carrots, potatoes and meat (chicken/lamb or beef). Carrots with their brilliant colour is lovely ingredient to make carrot stew. There are different… Continue reading Carrot Stew with Potatoes and Chicken

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Stew with polow, Vegetarains

Baghala Ghatogh باقالا قاتق (Persian Fava Beans Stew)

Baghala ghatogh  is a northern Iranian speciality dish in Gilan and Mazandaran provinces. Traditionally it made beans, dill, poached eggs and spiced with turmeric. For making this dish needs a type of beans called ‘Pache baghali’ but when you live out of Iran, sometimes it’s difficult to find it, so ‘Fava beans, broad beans, or butter… Continue reading Baghala Ghatogh باقالا قاتق (Persian Fava Beans Stew)

Stew with polow

Persian Zucchini Stew خورش کدو سبز

Green zucchini/courgette stew  is a classic- colourful and flavourful Persian stew ( khoresht). Zucchini is called kadoo کدو in Farsi language. If you think courgette is boring, you have to try this recipe. It’s cooked in a lemony-tomato sauce along with beautiful spices such as Persian saffron, turmeric, ….You might use either beef/lamb or chicken… Continue reading Persian Zucchini Stew خورش کدو سبز

Stew with polow

Carrot- prunes stew

One of classic stews from Iran is called carrot prunes stew that comes originally from Tabriz city an old and famous city in NW of Iran. Carrot is called Havij, and Prune is called Aloo in Farsi language. This stew is a festival of colour, flavor and beauty. Combination of lamb meat, carrots, prunes with… Continue reading Carrot- prunes stew

Stew with polow

Persian eggplant stew with chicken

Eggplant ( aubergine) stew is a traditional and classic Persian dish. Eggplant is called bademjan in Farsi and stew is called khoresht.  So if you are eggplant lover , this stew is perfect for you. I love this dish. I can have this stew once a week without any complaining. Eggplant stew can be made… Continue reading Persian eggplant stew with chicken