Persian Stuffed Zucchini (Dolmeh Kadoo)

Dolama or dolmeh is a tasty dish found in Iranian cuisine, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Greece, Arabic countries and Central Asia. The word dolma is a Turkish word and means to fill.  Dolma is the Persian version of stuffed vegetables. You can use eggplant, zucchini, onion, or tomato and stuff with either ground beef or turkey and aromatic herbs. Up to now, I have shared several recipes for … Continue reading Persian Stuffed Zucchini (Dolmeh Kadoo)

Persian Zucchini Stew ( Khoresht-e Kado Sabz)

Green zucchini/courgette stew  is a classic- colourful and flavourful Persian stew ( khoresht). Zucchini is called kadoo in Farsi language. If you think courgettes were boring, you have to try this recipe. It’s cooked in a lemony-tomato sauce along with beautiful spices such as Persian saffron, turmeric, ….You might use either beef/lamb or chicken meat.  Lemon juice or Ghooreh ( unripe grapes) gives unique taste … Continue reading Persian Zucchini Stew ( Khoresht-e Kado Sabz)

Persian Zucchini Spaghetti

Courgette, zucchini or Kado as we say it in Persian,  is treated as vegetable but botanically zucchini is fruit. The abundant Courgette in company with other ingredients change into something really delicious. You can make lovely frittata , stew, curry and soup with zucchini.   Today in my kitchen I will cook a Persian style DIVINE vegetarian zucchini spaghetti with spices and full of flavour, … Continue reading Persian Zucchini Spaghetti