Ramadan ( Ramazan), Rice

Azerbaijani Rice Pilaf with Milk ( Sutti Polow)

This is a traditional rice pilaf made in milk and serves with beautifully fried raisins and dates in butter, cinnamon and saffron. In some recipes you can serve rice either  with smoked fish, that is just yum or with raisins and dates.     Ingredients 2 cups rice 2 cups milk 1 ½ cups water… Continue reading Azerbaijani Rice Pilaf with Milk ( Sutti Polow)

Rice, Vegetarains

Rice with Dried Fruits ( Shirin Polo)

Shirin polow comes from Azerbaijani cuisine. In this dish, we have dried fruits such as dates, apricots and raisins. It has a gorgeous sweet savoury taste and however it is sweet but is not a dessert . Sweet rice ( shirin polow) is served on its own or served with beef or lamb. It is… Continue reading Rice with Dried Fruits ( Shirin Polo)

Sandwich, Vegetarains

Mashed Dates and Cheese Wrapped in Bread

This is an easy recipe with only three ingredients and superb appetizer for any party. Soft and sweet dates with salty cheddar cheese wrapped in bread and toasted. Ingredients Handful pitted dates 3 Tbsp shredded cheddar cheese Persian Lavash bread or Tortilla bread Preparation Mash the dates and make it paste. Spread shredded cheddar cheese… Continue reading Mashed Dates and Cheese Wrapped in Bread

Nowruz, Ramadan ( Ramazan), Rice, Vegetarains

Rice with Toasted Noodles (Reshteh Polow رشته پلو)

There are two main dishes  that are traditionally served in the evening of the Persian new year (Nowruz). One of them is Reshteh polow. This dish  is a combination of rice with a special kind of  smoked noodles. In Persian language noodles are called ' Reshteh' and rice dish is called 'Polow'. Therefore, name of… Continue reading Rice with Toasted Noodles (Reshteh Polow رشته پلو)