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

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kookoo/ frittata

Spinach & Ground Beef Frittata (Kookoo Esfenaaj)

This is a very popular frittata from Iranian Azerbaijan (NW of Iran) . It is a pretty thick ( cake like)  rich and delicious frittata .  It is a pleasant combination of ground beef or lamb with spinach, potatoes, eggs, queen turmeric, walnuts and barberries or what we say in Farsi (Zereshk). You could serve… Continue reading Spinach & Ground Beef Frittata (Kookoo Esfenaaj)