Rice, Yalad nigh

Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

Pomegranate rice انار پلو is one of ceremonial meals and recipes for especial night in Iranian calendar which is called Yalda night. Yalda ( on December 21) is one of traditional events in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the year. In other countries like: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan are also celebrating… Continue reading Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

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Rice

Rice with Dried Fruits (Shirin Polo شیرین پلو آذربایجانی )

Today I am going to introduce one of Iranian rice dishes. Iranian cuisine has dozens of types of pilaf/ پلو / pliov/polo. In Iranian cuisine, rice should never be sticky. Pilaf is usually served by it’s own or along with stew.The following recipe is called Shirin polow/sweet rice شیرین پلو which it comes from Azerbaijani… Continue reading Rice with Dried Fruits (Shirin Polo شیرین پلو آذربایجانی )

Kebab

Persian kebab kubideh with rice (Chelow kebab)

Kebab is an absolute favourite, the most popular and delicious dish in Iran. In Iranian cuisine, there are different types of kebab with ground meat or diced meat and believe me all are super tasty and you will be over the moon when you have kebab for lunch or dinner. Kebab is usually grilled over… Continue reading Persian kebab kubideh with rice (Chelow kebab)

Stew with polow

Persian eggplant stew with chicken

Eggplant ( aubergine) stew is a traditional and classic Persian dish. Eggplant is called bademjan in Farsi and stew is called khoresht.  So if you are eggplant lover , this stew is perfect for you. I love this dish. I can have this stew once a week without any complaining. Eggplant stew can be made… Continue reading Persian eggplant stew with chicken

Nations food, Rice

Traditional Samarkand Polow

This gorgeous rice dish is popular in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. It can be made with lamb, beef or chicken, garlic , quail eggs and spices such as cumin that gives the dish very nice taste. Ingredients 2 cups rice 300g diced lamb meat 2 large orange , yellow or white carrots, cut into thick matchsticks… Continue reading Traditional Samarkand Polow