Rice

Eggplant Rice (Bademjan Polow)

If you are an eggplant lover, I would like to introduce one of Iranian main dishes made with aubergine/eggplant , rice, minced meat and aromatic spices. This Beautiful and aromatic meal is one of traditional and local rice dishes in Qazvin قزوین an ancient city in Iran. Click here for a step by step video.… Continue reading Eggplant Rice (Bademjan Polow)

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Dish, Vegetarains

Aubergine Pirogue

The meaty aubergine or eggplant with earthy taste is brilliant as ingredient in stew, curry, salad, stuffed, roasted, grilled or deep fried. The following aubergine recipe is a simple vegetarian dish full of flavour and delicious plus pretty easy to prepare it. Ingredients 4-5 large aubergines, sliced lengthwise 1 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped… Continue reading Aubergine Pirogue

Dish, Vegetarains

Fried zucchini – aubergine bites

In my childhood, when my mother used to fry slices of zucchini ( kadoo) and aubergine ( baademjan) for preparing stew, we always took several fried slices and with a pinch of salt ate them. . Fried zucchini - eggplant were very yummy. Ingredients 1 zucchini, thinly sliced 1 aubergine, thinly sliced ½ cup plain… Continue reading Fried zucchini – aubergine bites

Jam

Aubergine Jam

One of the tastiest jams in the world. This jam is popular in Iran and Middle East countries. My mother used to make this beautiful jam and maybe you say aubergine jam??!!!!! BUT you have to try and then tell me your idea. It’s just awesome jam; with simple ingredients you can have such a gorgeous aubergine jam with cinnamon taste. It is… Continue reading Aubergine Jam

Dish, Vegetarains

Mirza Ghasemi

This is another dish for eggplant lovers. Basically it is fried aubergines in tomato/garlic sauce. Mirza ghasemi is from North of Iran near Caspian sea. This dish is incredibly tasty with smoked flavour. Good recipe for vegetarian as well. Ingredients 2 large eggplants, sliced lengthwise 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped… Continue reading Mirza Ghasemi