cutlet/ pattie

Kotlet (Iranian Meat Patties کتلت)

Kotle or cutlet کتلت is an Iranian version of meat patties. They are absolutely yummy with very simple recipe to follow and easy ingredients which are available in any pantry.. Kotlet can be served over a portion of rice or with bread and chips, it can be served, warm or cold. You can make DELICIOUS… Continue reading Kotlet (Iranian Meat Patties کتلت)

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Rice

Basturma or Basdirma Polo باسترما پلو

Basturma باسترماپلو or Basdirma polow باسدیرما پلو /pilaf is a traditional Azerbaijani rice dish that is popular in Ardebil an ancient city near Caspian Sea. The meaning of the word ‘ Basturma or Basdirma’ translates as ‘ to press’ or ‘ pressed’. An other literally meaning of this word is ‘ buried’. Why the name… Continue reading Basturma or Basdirma Polo باسترما پلو

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)