Rice

Chicken Omelette Pilaf چیغرتما پلو

This is Azerbaijani chicken omelette with rice, which is called Chighirtma pila چیغرتما پلو. Chigirtma is a mixture of eggs with chicken and caramelized onions. Chighirtma means screaming in Azerbaijani language. And do You know why this dish calls chighirtam? Because of the hissing or screaming sound of the meat while is frying in the… Continue reading Chicken Omelette Pilaf چیغرتما پلو

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Stew with polow

Black Eyed Beans Stew (Turshi Ghorma ترشی قورمه)

Turshi ghorma, is one of traditional Azerbaijani stew from Ardebil اردبیل an ancient and beautiful city on neighbouring Caspian sea. Ardebil is known for it’s trade in honey, carpet and amazing landscapes. Twenty four sites in Iran are inscribed on the list of the Worlds Heritage sites (UNESCO). One of them is located in Ardebil.Turshi… Continue reading Black Eyed Beans Stew (Turshi Ghorma ترشی قورمه)

Kebab

Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma Are you ready to taste a home made Middle East flavours chicken shawarma?? Ok then, this recipe can make you feel happy. Chicken shawaram is one of most favourite street foods in Middle East countries. You can have it with fresh veggies or pickles. It is just about deliciousness. Taste and smell is… Continue reading Chicken Shawarma

Rice

Hearty Chicken Pilaf پلو مرغ

Chicken pilaf/polow or pulao is one of the easy and tasty pilaf recipe. This is a mild spicy, warming, simple and colourful meal for a lazy weekend with family members . It is flavoured with spices, chicken, fresh coriander leaves, Chicken Pilaf 4 pieces of chicken breast or thigh2 cups rice, washed and soaked in… Continue reading Hearty Chicken Pilaf پلو مرغ

Rice

Turmeric Rice with Chicken کته زردچوبه با مرغ

Today I made rice with turmeric, fresh ginger and lemon juice. Turmeric is called Zard chobeh زردچوبه in Farsi language and Sari kuuk in Azerbaijani. You have no idea how much this dish was tasty.   Turmeric is one of most popular spices in Persian cuisine. Turmeric with it’s earthy flavour and beautiful yellow colour,… Continue reading Turmeric Rice with Chicken کته زردچوبه با مرغ