Rice

Chicken Omelette Pilaf چیغرتما پلو

This is Azerbaijani chicken omelette with rice, which is called Chighirtma pila چیغرتما پلو. Chigirtma is a mixture of eggs with chicken and caramelized onions. Chighirtma means screaming in Azerbaijani language. And do You know why this dish calls chighirtam? Because of the hissing or screaming sound of the meat while is frying in the… Continue reading Chicken Omelette Pilaf چیغرتما پلو

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Rice

Rice with Dried Fruits شیرین پلو اردبیلی

Today I am going to introduce one of Iranian rice dishes. Iranian cuisine has dozens of types of rice/ pilaf/ پلو / pliov/polo dishes. In Iranian cuisine, rice is not sticky like Japanese style. Pilaf is usually served by it’s own or along with stew.The following recipe is called Shirin polow/sweet rice شیرین پلو which… Continue reading Rice with Dried Fruits شیرین پلو اردبیلی

Rice, Vegetarains

Soya Pulao سویا پلو

Hello every body, hope my page visitors are fine and doing well. Few days ago I prepared Soya rice. This is a gorgeous, colourful and flavour full dish which is good choice not only for vegetarian but also for non-vegetarians. You can make this rice/pilaf dish very easily at home. It is a low price… Continue reading Soya Pulao سویا پلو

Stew with polow

Sabzi Govurma Pilaf سبزی قورمه پلو

I am pleased to introduce a delicious Azerbaijani dish which is called: Sabzi Govurma pilaf. This dish is different from what we know as Ghormeh Sabzi   قورمه سبزی.The word govurma means frying the meat in the butter and sabzi is a Persian word for greens and herbs. So, this dish literally means grilled meat with… Continue reading Sabzi Govurma Pilaf سبزی قورمه پلو

Rice

Persian rice with sour cherries (Albaloo polo)

Sour cherry or Morello cherry is called ‘ Albaloo’ in Persian language. Iranian housewives make different things with albaloo such as: sour cherr juice, hot and cold drinks, jam and stew, cake and cookies. One of the Iranian famous rice dish is called Alballoo polo/pilaf which is made with sour cherries, spices and different meats such as:… Continue reading Persian rice with sour cherries (Albaloo polo)