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Basturma or Basdirma Polo باسترما پلو

Basturma باسترماپلو or Basdirma polow باسدیرما پلو /pilaf is a traditional Azerbaijani rice dish that is popular in Ardebil an ancient city near Caspian Sea. The meaning of the word ‘ Basturma or Basdirma’ translates as ‘ to press’ or ‘ pressed’. An other literally meaning of this word is ‘ buried’. Why the name… Continue reading Basturma or Basdirma Polo باسترما پلو