cutlet/ pattie

Isfahani Carrot Patties (Shaami Havij شامی هویج اصفهانی )

This is a delicious recipe from Esfahan/Isfahan or Hispahan is an old and significant city in centre of Iran. Before talking about food, I would love to give a brief introduction about this city. Isfahan اصفهان is famous and well known for many reasons such as: historical architecture and palaces, tiled mosques, churches, covered bridges,… Continue reading Isfahani Carrot Patties (Shaami Havij شامی هویج اصفهانی )

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Salad/pickles/ jams

Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

In Northern cities of Iran, having pickled garlic with 7-10 years old and marinated olives in their daily meals is a MUST. If you are an olive lover, so perhaps my following post can caught your attention.  I love this salad or pickle which is called ‘ Zytoon Parvardeh زیتون پرورده’ or marinated olives with… Continue reading Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

Meatballs, Vegetarains

Comforting Bulgur Kofte کوفته بلغور

Bulgur kofte or bulgur  balls are suitable dish for vegetarians. These lovely bulgur balls or kofte are gorgeous and yummy. This is one of quick and hearty dishes you can try. Ingredients 2 cups bulgur2 cups boiled water1 cup all purpose flour1 egg1 tbps tomato paste1 tsp cumin powder1 tsp paprikaSalt and pepper to tasteOlive… Continue reading Comforting Bulgur Kofte کوفته بلغور

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

Stew with polow

Iranian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew خورش فسنجان

This sensational dish, is one of the  traditional Persian stew or khoresh. Fesenjaan فسنجان was a ceremonial dish in ancient Iran in the era of the Sassanian empire (224-651 AD) as  new year meal. It is basically made with duck, chicken, turkey,beef or lamb meat. Sometimes made with meatballs as well. In some areas, It… Continue reading Iranian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew خورش فسنجان