Potato stuffed bread (Naan shekampour)

One of the easiest and tastiest bread you ever had. Preparing the dough does not need any yeast , baking soda or baking powder. Very easy peasy. I stuffed my bread with potato and some vegetables but you can fill it with any kind of meat or herbs and vegetables. The most important point is to make a good dough and then you can go … Continue reading Potato stuffed bread (Naan shekampour)

Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Kookoo lobia sabz is a traditional classic dish in Tabriz an ancient city in NW of Iran. This dish is served in especial occasions and for Iftar in month of Ramadan. Tabrizi green beans is absolutely delicious, full of flavour and colour. Kookoo ( kuku) in Iranian cuisine, applies to an eggy dish or an egg-based dish. Kookoo or frittata might be meatless that would … Continue reading Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Basturma or Basdirma Polo

Basturma or Basdirma polow /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 of this dish is Basturma polow? Well I would say, because meat mixture … Continue reading Basturma or Basdirma Polo

Persian style meatballs spaghetti

Dear friends, please do not forget this is a Persian style spaghetti so do not surprise if the method of preparation is a little bit different because In Iran we  cook pasta like cook the  rice. It means first simmer spaghetti in boiling water and then steamed. So we treat pasta like rice, it means in the process of cooking, we cover bottom of the pot with … Continue reading Persian style meatballs spaghetti

Coloured potato balls

I cooked these lovely potato balls with sweet potato and white potato. Easy to make and tasty. Ingredients 1 large sweet potato 1 large white potato 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 tsp dried mint 1tsp beetroot powder Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil =================================================== Method Cook the potatoes until tender. Heat the oil in a pan, and fry the chopped onion until golden … Continue reading Coloured potato balls

Mashed Potato Grilled Sandwich with Cheddar Cheese

Potato, potato, potato. Whatever you make with potatoes are yummy. Taste of mashed potatoes with cheddar cheese and jalapeno peppers is just delicious. You can use any bread you prefer. It is pretty easy and quick to make. Ingredients 2 large potatoes 100 g cheddar cheese , shredded 2 Tbsp pickled jalapeno pepper, chopped Persian Lavash bread or  any flat bread like tortilla bread Salt … Continue reading Mashed Potato Grilled Sandwich with Cheddar Cheese

Potato Cakes

These potato cakes are superb and easy to prepare. No need to eggs or meat or flour. Just easy peasy recipe for making potato cakes or kookoo. Potato cakes Ingredients 3 potatoes, cooked 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 small bunch of parsley, finely chopped ½ Tsp cumin powder ½ Tsp turmeric Salt and chilli flakes to taste Oil Method Peel off potatoes. In a … Continue reading Potato Cakes