Rice

King Rice/Shah Pilaf شاه پلو

Shah plov شاه پلو or crown rice تاج پلو 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 خان پلو, shah rice شاه پلو or crown rice تاج پلو and is served in… Continue reading King Rice/Shah Pilaf شاه پلو

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

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)

Desserts

Iranian Raisin Cookies شیرینی کشمشی

These beautiful classic Persian cookies (shirni keshmeshiشیرینی کشمشی ) are soft, thin, crunchy, yet pillowy and filled with raisins. Shirni شیرینی means sweet and keshmesh کشمش 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… Continue reading Iranian Raisin Cookies شیرینی کشمشی