Salad/pickles/ jams

Marinated Olives زیتون پرورده

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’ or marinated olives with walnuts, pomegranate… Continue reading Marinated Olives زیتون پرورده

Meatballs, Vegetarains

Comforting Bulgur Kofte

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

Ramadan ( Ramazan), Rice

Shirazi Rice Pilaf

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

Stew with polow

Persian Pomegranate Stew with Chicken and Walnut ( Khoresht-e Fesenjan)

This sensational dish, is one of the  traditional Persian stew or khoresh. Fesenjaan 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 has… Continue reading Persian Pomegranate Stew with Chicken and Walnut ( Khoresht-e Fesenjan)

Stew with polow, Vegetarains

Cucumber Stew

I am sure many of you have not heard or tried cucumber stew. This recipe is a local dish from Gilan province, in North of Iran. Gilan lies along the Caspian sea. Actually this recipe is going to be forgotten and you should be lucky if you have it in Gilan. It’s a meatless meal,… Continue reading Cucumber Stew