Rice

Basturma or Basdirma Polo باسترما پلو

Basturma باسترماپلو or Basdirma polow باسدیرما پلو /pilaf is a traditional Azerbaijani rice dish that is popular in Ardebil an ancient city near Caspian Sea. The meaning of the word ‘ Basturma or Basdirma’ translates as ‘ to press’ or ‘ pressed’. An other literally meaning of this word is ‘ buried’. Why the name… Continue reading Basturma or Basdirma Polo باسترما پلو

Stew with polow

Persian Dill and Fava Beans Rice (Shevid Baghali Polow)

Dill/fava beans rice with lamb shanks is a real treat. It is one of the mosttttttt tastiest and popular rice dishes in Iran and usually serves in especial occasions and events. You can find lots of Iranian recipes with Fava beans باقالا سبز. Rice with fava beans (broad beans) and dill is a luxurious dish… Continue reading Persian Dill and Fava Beans Rice (Shevid Baghali Polow)