Stew with polow

Black Eyed Beans Stew (Turshi Ghorma)

This is one of traditional Azerbaijani stew from Ardebil اردبیل an ancient and beautiful city on neighbouring Caspian sea. They key point in making this stew is using lots of fried onions that should be very finely sliced. Ardebil is known for it’s trade in honey and carpet. Twenty two sites in Iran are inscribed… Continue reading Black Eyed Beans Stew (Turshi Ghorma)

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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

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

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

Salad/pickles/ jams

Potato Salad سالاد سیب زمینی

potato salad is one of the simplest dishes but very tasty. It is made from boiled potatoes with tens of other ingredients. Potato salad is an ideal dish for parties or as a light meal for lunch or dinner. This salad is served cold. As I mentioned above, variety of ingredients can be added to… Continue reading Potato Salad سالاد سیب زمینی