Persian kebab kubideh with rice (Chelow kebab)

Kebab is an absolute favourite, the most popular and delicious dish in Iran. In Iranian cuisine, there are different types of kebab with ground meat or diced meat and believe me all are super tasty and you will be over the moon when you have kebab for lunch or dinner. Kebab is usually grilled over hot coals or in the oven if you have no … Continue reading Persian kebab kubideh with rice (Chelow kebab)

Chilli con carne

If you are a spicy and hot dish lover, chilli con carne would be right choice. Chilli con carne means chilli with means. It serves with bread or rice. Ingredients 500g minced beef 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped 2 sticks of celery, peeled and finely chopped 1 red … Continue reading Chilli con carne

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 round but sometimes kofteh is in cigar-shape too. Kofteh , … Continue reading Persian petit meatballs ( Kofteh rizeh Yazdi)

Spicy Pan Fried Kebab

Kebab could be   grilled  or simply cooked in a pan. Main ingredient is ground or diced lamb, beef or chicken ( or mixture of all) alongside with vegetables. Today i cooked pan fried kebab with minced meat with fried potatoes and tomatoes. Ingredients 270g ground beef/lamb 2 medium onion 2 large potatoes 2 medium tomatoes Small bunch of coriander 20g  fresh ginger 1 tsp coriander … Continue reading Spicy Pan Fried Kebab

Eggplant Rice (Bademcan polo)

This beautiful and aromatic meal is popular in Qazvin, one of Iranian cities. It is rich, colourful, tender and tasty. Ingredients 300 g rice 2 eggplants, peeled and chopped into small pieces 2 cloves of garlic peeled off papery skin and slice it 1 onion, peel and chop into small pieces 4 medium tomatoes, chop into cubes 3 tbsp. Tomato paste 1 tbsp. of mixed … Continue reading Eggplant Rice (Bademcan polo)