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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)

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Persian Barberries Rice with Chicken زرشک پلو با مرغ

Zereshk is Persian name for dried fruit of barberries. Zeresk is widely cultivated in Iran. It is used in medicines, for preparing jam, tea, syrup, salad, juice and cooking rice or stew. Zereshk polo is an Iranian classic and ceremonial dish, made with mixed rice with barberries ( zereshk) and chicken(morgh) in tomato/saffron sauce. This… Continue reading Persian Barberries Rice with Chicken زرشک پلو با مرغ

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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… Continue reading Eggplant Rice (Bademcan polo)