Chickpea Pilaf نخود پلو با مرغ

Rice dish or as we say ‘ berenj’ in Farsi language, is a stable dish in Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iraq, Armenia, Greece and …… In Iran, there are 100’s of Pilaf/pilav, pilau, polow, پلو recipes such as Upside down rice, cabbage rice, chickpea rice, lentils rice, rice with noodles, spiced rice, jewelled rice, shirin polow ( rice with dried fruits) , and ……In following photos … Continue reading Chickpea Pilaf نخود پلو با مرغ

Persian Turmeric Rice (Dampokhtak)

Dampokhtak is traditional Persian steamed rice. It’s made with fried onion, dried yellow fava beans, rice and turmeric. It’s one of easiest  and simplest Iranian rice dishes. Turmeric powder with lovely earthy taste is main spice of this dish. Ingredients 2 cups rice, rinsed under cold water 1 cup dried yellow fava beans, cooked boiled 1 large onion, sliced thin 1tsp turmeric powder Salt and … Continue reading Persian Turmeric Rice (Dampokhtak)