Chickpea and Wheat Salad ( سالاد نخود وگندم)

This salad reminds me my childhood. I love it. just with 2 main ingredients: chick peas and wheat or barley you can prepare it, so it is very simple salad but but but with great taste. I mean a mixture of chickpeas and wheat along with a little bit of lemon juice, a little bit…

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Azerbaijani Dovga Soup آش دوغ آذربایجانی

Today I made Aash-e doogh (dovga aashi). Maybe you ask what is Aash? In Iranian cuisine  there are two kinds of  liquid food.  Aash is a thick soup and exactly like soup made with variation of vegetables, or noodles,, stocks and spices. This dish is spelling: Ash, aash, aush, ashe. But soup is a thin and light…

Falafel

Falafel is one the most favourite fast foods in the Middle East. Falafel is an Arabic word,and plural ‘ filfil’ meaning “pepper”. Falafel is a meatless food and good source of protein and suitable for vegetarians. Originally it is spicy but in any country it has adjusted based on the taste of people. Falafel is…

Vegetarian kebab

This is one of the  tastiest vegetarian kebabs which is made with bread and vegetabls. It is simple but super tasty and easy to make it, with crispy texture, golden outside and fulllllllllllll of flavour. You may serve it with yogurt, sweet chilli sauce, any kind of chutney or ketchup. Ingredients 5 slices of fresh…

Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup

Today I made yogurt soup. Yes yogurt soup!!!. Perhaps it makes you curious or surprise to hear about it. But it is a very tasty soup made of Greek yogurt along with variety of fresh herbs and cereals. I have to mention this yogurt soup is different from other famous yogurt soup which is called…

Azerbaijani Noodle Soup

This noodle soup is popular in NW of Iran. It has a sour/sweet taste due to vinegar and prunes in it.. This is a noodle soup with cereals, meat balls, fried onions and dried mint sauce. Ingredients 200g Persian noodles ( if it is not available you can use egg noodles instead of Persian noodles)…

Omaj Soup

One of traditional soups from Tabriz, an ancient city in NW of Iran. This soup is made with fresh vegetables and a kind of home made pasta that is combination of flour with water, salt and turmeric.   Ingredients 1 cup brown lentils ½ cup chick peas ½ cup pinto beans 1 large onion, finely…

Azerbaijani Noodle Aash

This noodle aash is popular in NW of Iran. It has a sour/sweet taste due to vinegar and prunes in it.. This is a noodle soup with cereals, meat balls, fried onions and dried mint. Azerbaijani noodle aash Ingredients 200g Persian noodles ) if it is not available you can use egg noodles instead of…

Dizi (Abgoosht) آبگوشت/دیزی

Abgoosht or Dizi, literally means ‘ meat juice’. It is one of most popular dish among the Iranian people. Dizi is the name of a special pots for making this dish and that’s why other name for abgoosht is Dizi. It’s a traditional dish in Iran. In old days it used to be cooked in…

Kufte Buzbash کوفته بزباش

This is a classic Azerbaijani kufteh/kofte or  meatballs.  Usually people know about Italian or Swedish meatballs but  they know less about Persian and Azerbaijani kufte or meatballs. Sometimes kufte or meatballs  are stuffed with cooked egg and dried fruits and nuts and sometime they are plain meatballs without any filling. The word kufteh is derived…