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

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

Stew with polow

IranianAlmond Stew (Pichagh Qheymasi)

Ardabil اردبیل is an beautiful city with very freinedly and nice peopel in NW of Iran, near the Caspian Sea. Almond stew or Pichagh ghemasi پیچاق قیمه سی is one of local and traditional dishes comes from Ardabil.  Pichagh means knife in Azari language and refers to the silvered almonds. This scrumptious stew made with… Continue reading IranianAlmond Stew (Pichagh Qheymasi)

Halloween, Stew with polow

Pumpkin-Prune Stew خورش کدوحلوایی و آلو

This dish is combination of meat with fruits and lots of warm spices such as Persian saffron زعفران that is king of spices, cumin زیره, cinnamonدارچین, turmericزردچوبه 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… Continue reading Pumpkin-Prune Stew خورش کدوحلوایی و آلو

Stew with polow

Iranian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew خورش فسنجان

This sensational dish, is one of the  traditional Persian stew or khoresh. Fesenjaan فسنجان 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… Continue reading Iranian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew خورش فسنجان