Recipes

Soup/aash

Yarma Corbasi سوپ بلغور/ یارما شورباسی

Any kind of soup, specially in Winter time is always favourite in my house. Today, I made a local soup, which is called Yarma Corbasi یارما شورباسی or bulgur soupسوپ بلغور. Basically you do not need a long list of ingredients, very few ones which are usually available in most kitchen’s shelves. Bulgur یارما/بلغور has… Continue reading Yarma Corbasi سوپ بلغور/ یارما شورباسی

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Dish

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… Continue reading Deemaaj

Drinks and beverages

Saffron Tea چای زعفران

Saffron/ Zafaraan زعفران or Zarparaan زرپران is one of the most expensive spices in the world. Saffron is called king of spices and sunshine of spice not only due to it’s gorgeous colour and flavour but also it has lots of benefits for human body. Saffron boosts memory, it is an antidepressant, and good for… Continue reading Saffron Tea چای زعفران

Rice

Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake ته چین شوید باقالی

Traditionally this rice dish is called tahchin or upside down rice also known as Persian baked rice cake. Tahchin is an Iranian divine rice dish with beautiful presentation. It’s made of layered meat and rice. It may not look like much from the outside but the combination of cooked meat, yogurt, egg and aromatic spices… Continue reading Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake ته چین شوید باقالی

kookoo/ frittata

Meat patties with Yellow Split Peas شامی لپه

Shami شامی is a kind of Persian meat patty. . For making shami, you have choice of different meat (beef - lamb- veal). Shami is made of yellow split peas (Lapeh لپه ) with ground beef/lamb and spices . Shami, might be served cold or warm with flat naan bread or steamed rice. Both are… Continue reading Meat patties with Yellow Split Peas شامی لپه