Rice, Yalad nigh

Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

Pomegranate rice انار پلو is one of ceremonial meals and recipes for especial night in Iranian calendar which is called Yalda night. Yalda ( on December 21) is one of traditional events in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the year. In other countries like: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan are also celebrating… Continue reading Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

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Meatballs

Persian petit meatballs ( Kofteh rizeh Yazdi)

In Iranian cooking ‘ Kofteh’ or ‘ Kofta’ is a kind of meat ball. Kofteh means pounded meat in Persian language. Meat ball or Kofta is made from ground meat such as: mutton, beef, lamb and chicken, along with aromatic fresh or dried herbs, nuts, fruits and eggs. Kofteh is usually shaped into balls and… Continue reading Persian petit meatballs ( Kofteh rizeh Yazdi)

Meatballs

Kofteh Tabrizi

This traditional dish takes its name from Tabriz which is located in NW of Iran. Kofteh Tabrizi is very popular, delicious and famous dish In Iran. Kofteh Tabrizi is a giant meatball stuffed with dried fruits such as prunes, apricots, barberries, nuts such as walnuts, and cooked egg. Ingredients 400 g ground meat (half beef/… Continue reading Kofteh Tabrizi

Meatballs

Beef/Chicken Meatballs

These yummy ground beef/ minced chicken kebab balls are crispy and easy to prepare. You can serve it with rice/bread or prepare spaghetti with these kebabs OR freeze them and use whenever you need. Ingredients for beef kebab balls 300 g ground beef 1 onion grated 1 Tbsp cream 1 Tbsp saffron water 2 Tbsp… Continue reading Beef/Chicken Meatballs