cutlet/ pattie

Isfahani Carrot Patties (Shaami Havij شامی هویج اصفهانی )

This is a delicious recipe from Esfahan/Isfahan or Hispahan is an old and significant city in centre of Iran. Before talking about food, I would love to give a brief introduction about this city. Isfahan اصفهان is famous and well known for many reasons such as: historical architecture and palaces, tiled mosques, churches, covered bridges,… Continue reading Isfahani Carrot Patties (Shaami Havij شامی هویج اصفهانی )

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kookoo/ frittata

Meat patties with Yellow Split Peas شامی لپه

Shami شامی is a kind of Persian meat patty. . For making shami, you have choice of different meat (beef - lamb- veal). Shami is made of yellow split peas (Lapeh لپه ) with ground beef/lamb and spices . Shami, might be served cold or warm with flat naan bread or steamed rice. Both are… Continue reading Meat patties with Yellow Split Peas شامی لپه

cutlet/ pattie, Vegetarains

Potato Cakes

These potato cakes are superb and easy to prepare. No need to eggs or meat or flour. Just easy peasy recipe for making potato cakes or kookoo. Potato cakes Ingredients 3 potatoes, cooked 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 small bunch of parsley, finely chopped ½ Tsp cumin powder ½ Tsp turmeric Salt and chilli… Continue reading Potato Cakes

cutlet/ pattie, Fish

Tuna Fish Patties

This recipe is combination of tuna fish with potato, fresh tarragon and seasoned with aromatic spices. Freshly chopped tarragon gives very nice flavor to the fish cakes. Tuna fish patties Ingredients 140 g canned tuna fish 1 cooked potato Small bunch of fresh tarragon 1 ½ tbsp corn flour 50 g cooked green peas 1… Continue reading Tuna Fish Patties