Stew with polow

Sour cherry beef stew ( Khoresht-e Aalbalu) with spiced rice

This is a delicious / aromatic sweet stew due to combination of cherry stew with spiced rice. In Iran, best time to get fresh sour cherry is summer time. Most of housewives make jam and marmalade or simply freeze it, and once, want to make sour cherry stew, they use those. Anyway, I have also… Continue reading Sour cherry beef stew ( Khoresht-e Aalbalu) with spiced rice

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Stew with polow

Persian Herb Stew (Ghormeh Sabzi)

Ghormeh sabzi, is one of the most beloved, delicious, aromatic and popular Iranian stew. It is often said Ghormeh sabzi , to be national dish of Iran. The history of Ghormeh sabzi dates back to more than 500 years ago. This stew prepares with diced meat (beef, lamb, and sometimes chicken meat ), loads of… Continue reading Persian Herb Stew (Ghormeh Sabzi)

Stew with polow

Azerbaijani Almond Stew (Pichagh Qheymasi)

Ardabil is an Azerbaijani city in Iran and near the Caspian Sea. Almond stew or Pichagh ghemasi is one of local and traditional dishes from Ardabil.  Pichagh means knife in Azari language and refers to the silvered almonds. This scrumptious stew made with few ingredients such as lamb or been, onions and spices. It’s not… Continue reading Azerbaijani Almond Stew (Pichagh Qheymasi)

Halloween, Stew with polow

Pumpkin-Prune Stew with Lamb خورش کدو حلوایی

This dish is combination of meat with fruits and lots of warm spices such as Persian saffron that is king of spices, cumin, cinnamon, turmeric and chilli flakes. It is just a festival of flavour and aroma with beautiful colours. this dish is real taste of Autumn and Winter season and perfect for a cold… Continue reading Pumpkin-Prune Stew with Lamb خورش کدو حلوایی

Stew with polow

Persian Pomegranate Stew with Chicken and Walnut ( Khoresht-e Fesenjan)

This sensational dish, is one of the  traditional Persian stew or khoresh. Fesenjaan was a ceremonial dish in ancient Iran in the era of the Sassanian empire (224-651 AD) as  new year meal. It is basically made with duck, chicken, turkey,beef or lamb meat. Sometimes made with meatballs as well. In some areas, It has… Continue reading Persian Pomegranate Stew with Chicken and Walnut ( Khoresht-e Fesenjan)