Chickpea and Wheat Salad ( سالاد نخود وگندم)

This salad reminds me my childhood. I love it. just with 2 main ingredients: chick peas and wheat or barley you can prepare it, so it is very simple salad but but but with great taste. I mean a mixture of chickpeas and wheat along with a little bit of lemon juice, a little bit of chopped fresh parsley, and a little bit of Feta … Continue reading Chickpea and Wheat Salad ( سالاد نخود وگندم)

Falafel

Falafel is one the most favourite fast foods in the Middle East. Falafel is an Arabic word,and plural ‘ filfil’ meaning “pepper”. Falafel is a meatless food and good source of protein and suitable for vegetarians. Originally it is spicy but in any country it has adjusted based on the taste of people. Falafel is made of chickpeas or fava beans. Egyptians make falafe with … Continue reading Falafel

Persian Stuffed Zucchini (Dolmeh Kadoo)

Dolama or dolmeh is a tasty dish found in Iranian cuisine, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Greece, Arabic countries and Central Asia. The word dolma is a Turkish word and means to fill.  Dolma is the Persian version of stuffed vegetables. You can use eggplant, zucchini, onion, or tomato and stuff with either ground beef or turkey and aromatic herbs. Up to now, I have shared several recipes for … Continue reading Persian Stuffed Zucchini (Dolmeh Kadoo)

Aubergine Pirogue

The meaty aubergine or eggplant with earthy taste is brilliant as ingredient in stew, curry, salad, stuffed, roasted, grilled or deep fried. The following aubergine recipe is a simple vegetarian dish full of flavour and delicious plus pretty easy to prepare it. Ingredients 4-5 large aubergines, sliced lengthwise 1 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped 1 medium yellow bell pepper, finely chopped 1 ½ cups … Continue reading Aubergine Pirogue

Vegetarian kebab

This is one of the  tastiest vegetarian kebabs which is made with bread and vegetabls. It is simple but super tasty and easy to make it, with crispy texture, golden outside and fulllllllllllll of flavour. You may serve it with yogurt, sweet chilli sauce, any kind of chutney or ketchup. Ingredients 5 slices of fresh white or brown bread 1 cup chickpeas, cooked 1 onion … Continue reading Vegetarian kebab

Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

Azerbaijan is located in NW of Iran. People of this region have their own magnificent recipes. This is one of those. It is called ‘Azari cabbage aash or kalam aashi in Azari language.  Maybe you ask what is aash ( aush) ?? In Iranian cuisine  there are two kinds of  liquid food.  Aash is a thick soup which is served warm and hot and exactly like … Continue reading Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

Spinach soup

What about  a healthy, filling and a light green soup for today!! Ingredients 200g spinach 1/2 cup brown lentils 1/2 cup barley 2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped Parsley stalks Olive oil Salt – pepper to taste Preparation Heat the oil in a saucepan, add chopped onions and garlic. Add salt and pepper. Fry gently until … Continue reading Spinach soup

Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup

Today I made yogurt soup. Yes yogurt soup!!!. Perhaps it makes you curious or surprise to hear about it. But it is a very tasty soup made of Greek yogurt along with variety of fresh herbs and cereals. I have to mention this yogurt soup is different from other famous yogurt soup which is called Ayran ashi, and is popular in Iran, Turkey, and Republic … Continue reading Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup