Nowruz, Ramadan ( Ramazan), Rice

Iranian Rice Pilaf with Milk (Sutti Pilow)

This meal is called : milk rice pilaf سوتی پیلو. ُThis rice pilaf is cooked with milk rather than with water. This is a traditional rice pilaf in Ardebil اردبیل and Tabriz تبریز for Nowruz نوروز and Chaharshanbeh Suri چهارشنبه سوری . It is made with milk شیر and saffron water/steamed saffron آب زعفران. It… Continue reading Iranian Rice Pilaf with Milk (Sutti Pilow)

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 pilaf with Noodles (Reshteh Polow رشته پلو)

There are two main dishes  that are traditionally served in the evening of the Persian new year (Nowruzنوروز). One of them is Reshteh polow. This dish  is a combination of rice with a special kind of  smoked noodles. In Farsi language noodles are called ' Reshtehرشته ' and rice dish is called 'Polow/polo پلو'. As… Continue reading Rice pilaf with Noodles (Reshteh Polow رشته پلو)