Rice

King Rice/Shah Pilaf

Shah plov or crown rice is an Azerbaijani signature dish. There are different types of rice dish in Azerbaijani cuisine but this one is king of rice. This rice dish is known as : Khan rice, shah rice or crown rice and is served in special occasions. Shah rice made with red meat or chicken… Continue reading King Rice/Shah Pilaf

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baklava, Desserts

Raisins-Pistachio Baklava

For making this baklava no need to special technique. Super easy and quick will be ready. Ingredients Filo pastry Butter 4 tbsp chopped pistachio 4 tbsp raisins Ingredients for syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 tsp Orange blossom or rose water ½ lemon or lime juice   Preparation Preheat the oven to 180C.… Continue reading Raisins-Pistachio Baklava

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 1 cup… Continue reading Azerbaijani Rice Pilaf with Milk (Sutti Polow)

Desserts

Persian Raisin Cookies (Shirni Keshmeshi)

These beautiful classic Persian cookies (shirni keshmeshi) are soft, thin, crunchy, yet pillowy and filled with raisins. Shirni means sweet and keshmesh means raisin in Farsi language. In all bakeries in Tehran, they would sell and have shirni keshmeshi. They are super easy and simple to make plus delicious. Raisin cookies served with a cupa tea.… Continue reading Persian Raisin Cookies (Shirni Keshmeshi)