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Chicken Omelette Pilaf چیغرتما پلو

This is Azerbaijani chicken omelette with rice, which is called Chighirtma pila چیغرتما پلو. Chigirtma is a mixture of eggs with chicken and caramelized onions. Chighirtma means screaming in Azerbaijani language. And do You know why this dish calls chighirtam? Because of the hissing or screaming sound of the meat while is frying in the… Continue reading Chicken Omelette Pilaf چیغرتما پلو

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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 )

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Delicious Lentils Rice with Caramelized Raisins (Adas Polow)

Lentils or as we call it in Farsi (Adas عدس) is main ingredient for making lentils rice, a fragrant and hearty rice dish. You can make lentils rice with green/brown lentils. Lentils rice or adas polow might be garnished with caramelized onion/raisins/dates. In this case It can be a tasty vegan option. Sometimes adas polow… Continue reading Delicious Lentils Rice with Caramelized Raisins (Adas Polow)

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Eggplant Rice (Bademjan Polow)

If you are an eggplant lover, I would like to introduce one of Iranian main dishes made with aubergine/eggplant , rice, minced meat and aromatic spices. This Beautiful and aromatic meal is one of traditional and local rice dishes in Qazvin قزوین an ancient city in Iran. Click here for a step by step video.… Continue reading Eggplant Rice (Bademjan Polow)