Rice

King Rice/Shah Pilaf

Shah plov or crown rice is an Azerbaijani signature dish. There are different types of rice dish in Azerbaijani cuisine but this one is king of rice. This rice dish is known as : Khan rice, shah rice or crown rice and is served in special occasions. Shah rice made with red meat or chicken… Continue reading King Rice/Shah Pilaf

Desserts

Dried Fruits Biscuits (Biscotti)

These scrumptious biscuits are really good. I am sure kids and adults would love it. Recipe is flexible and you can choose your favourite dried fruits. They are just good, simple, healthy, tasty and beautiful. Ingredients 160g all purpose flour 110g butter, softened 100g sugar 50g nuts:pistachio or walnuts or almonds, chopped 2 eggs 1… Continue reading Dried Fruits Biscuits (Biscotti)

Soup/aash

Azerbaijani Fruit Soup ( Ash-e Meveh)

This is a traditional and hearty sweet-sour soup (aash) with  dried fruits such as prunes, apricots, tasty tiny meatballs, a little bit of spices, apple cider or grape vinegar and sugar. My mother used to make this delicious soup (Aash) in special occasions. Ingredients ½ cup rice 1/3 cup cooked yellow split peas ¼ cup… Continue reading Azerbaijani Fruit Soup ( Ash-e Meveh)

Stew with polow

Chicken & Dried Apricot Stew

This beautiful and tasty stew is one of those stew that in cold weather usually comes to our Persian sofreh(table). Using aromatic spices such as saffron, cinnamon and turmeric makes stew taste very good and rich flavoured. Nice aroma develops in all over the house and once someone get in the home, everyone will enjoy… Continue reading Chicken & Dried Apricot Stew