Rice

Tahchin Shevid- Baghali (Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake

Traditionally this rice dish is called Tahchin or upside down rice also known as Persian baked rice cake. Tahchin is an Iranian divine rice dish with beautiful presentation. It’s made of layered meat and rice. It may not look like much from the outside but the combination of cooked meat, yogurt, egg and aromatic spices… Continue reading Tahchin Shevid- Baghali (Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake

Rice

Persian sour cherry pilaf (Albaloo polow ba tahdig maast) آلبالو پلو با ته دیگ ماست

Sour cherry or Morello cherry is called ‘ albaloo’ in Persian 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 or sour… Continue reading Persian sour cherry pilaf (Albaloo polow ba tahdig maast) آلبالو پلو با ته دیگ ماست

Halloween, Stew with polow

Pumpkin-Prune Stew with Lamb خورش کدو حلوایی

This dish is combination of meat with fruits and spices such as Persian saffron that is king of spices, cumin, cinnamon, turmeric and chilli flakes. It is just a festival of flavour and aroma with beautiful colours. Pumpkin-Prune stew with lamb Ingredients 200g lamb shanks, diced and cooked in advance 1 onion, diced Handful prunes… Continue reading Pumpkin-Prune Stew with Lamb خورش کدو حلوایی