Ramadan ( Ramazan), Rice

Shirazi Rice Pilaf قنبر پلو شیرازی

Shiraz is an ancient city in SW of Iran. Shiraz is known as the city of literature, flowers, wine, gardens, nightingales and poets. This beautiful city is a one of the important tourism centres in Iran. With a short driving distance from Shiraz there are ruins of some of most spectacular ancient sites such as:… Continue reading Shirazi Rice Pilaf قنبر پلو شیرازی

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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)

Rice

Iranian Sour Cherry pilaf آلبالو پلو با ته دیگ ماست

Sour cherry or Morello cherry is called ‘ albaloo البالو ’ in Farsi language. Albaloo or moreloo cherry is smaller that sweet cherry with dark red colour. The origins for Sour cherry is in Iranian plateau or East Europe. This fruit is very popular in Iran from ancient time to modern day Iran. Nowadays, albaloo… Continue reading Iranian Sour Cherry pilaf آلبالو پلو با ته دیگ ماست

kufteh bozbash, Meatballs

Kufte Buzbash کوفته بزباش

This is a classic Azerbaijani kufteh/kofte کوفته or  meatballs.  Usually people know about Italian or Swedish meatballs but  they know less about Persian and Azerbaijani kufte meatballs. In Iranian cusine, sometimes kufte or meatballs  are stuffed with cooked egg, dried fruits and nuts and sometime they are plain meatballs without any filling. The word kufteh… Continue reading Kufte Buzbash کوفته بزباش

Stew with polow

Persian Celery Stew (Khoresh Karafas خورش کرفس)

Celery is called Karafs کرفس in Farsi language. This is a heavenly deliciousssss Iranian dish. I am sure among your meals, are some of them that flavour and taste develops next day, and celery stew is one of those. Basically, this dish made with celery, parsley and mint, caramelized onion… So there are some tips… Continue reading Persian Celery Stew (Khoresh Karafas خورش کرفس)