Baghala Ghatogh (Persian Fava Beans Stew)

Baghala ghatogh  is a northern Iranian speciality dish in Gilan and Mazandaran provinces. Traditionally it made beans, dill, poached eggs and spiced with turmeric. For making this dish needs a type of beans called ‘Pache baghali’ but out of Iran it’s difficult to fine it, so ‘Fava beans or broad beans’ are good substitute. Baghal ghatogh, is a vegetarian dish. Northern part of Iran is called ‘ … Continue reading Baghala Ghatogh (Persian Fava Beans Stew)

Persian Turmeric Rice (Dampokhtak)

Dampokhtak is traditional Persian steamed rice. It’s made with fried onion, dried yellow fava beans, rice and turmeric. It’s one of easiest  and simplest Iranian rice dishes. Turmeric powder with lovely earthy taste is main spice of this dish. Ingredients 2 cups rice, rinsed under cold water 1 cup dried yellow fava beans, cooked boiled 1 large onion, sliced thin 1tsp turmeric powder Salt and … Continue reading Persian Turmeric Rice (Dampokhtak)

Persian Dill and Fava Beans Rice with Lamb Shank

Dill/fava beans rice with lamb shanks is one of the mosttttttt tastiest and popular dishes in Iran and usually serves in especial occasions and events. Rice with fava beans ( broad beans) is called ‘ Bahagli polow’ in Farsi and the beautiful tender lamb shanks which is called ‘ Mahicheh’ in Farsi is a luxurious dish that was one of favourite dishes of Persian king … Continue reading Persian Dill and Fava Beans Rice with Lamb Shank