Rice

Three Tasty-Easy Recipes for Leftover Rice

There are two things that are staple foods in the Iranian cuisine: rice and bread. They eat rice with different kinds of meat stews or vegetable dishes. In North of Iran, near the Caspian Sea, there are beautiful rice fields which are widely famous for cultivation of different kinds of Persian rice. You can make… Continue reading Three Tasty-Easy Recipes for Leftover Rice

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Bread, Ramadan ( Ramazan)

Kelane Naan Bread

Kelane is a traditional Kurdish stuffed fried flat bread. A very delicious thin bread. This bread is made in different countries such as Iran, Turkey, Afghanestn, Republic Azerbaijan. and referred to by different names. For example in Iran it’s called ‘ Kelane  ‘ in Afghanestan is called ‘ Bolani  ‘ . Traditionally this wonderful bread… Continue reading Kelane Naan Bread

Salad/pickles/ jams, Vegetarains

Traditional Herb Salad with Bread and Cheese (Sabzi Khordan)

In Persian food table you will always have vegetable or herbs salad in summer time and different types of pickles in winter season. These salads are made of fresh fruits or vegetables that usually housewives are buying straightly fresh from vegetable grocery. In my country when we buy herbs, it is always selling in big… Continue reading Traditional Herb Salad with Bread and Cheese (Sabzi Khordan)

Soup/aash

Chicken noodle soup

This  is a rich, hearty and spicy chicken soup that would make your cold winter evening very warm 🙂   Ingredients 2 skinless and boneless chicken breast or thighs 1 sheet of egg noodles 1 small red bell pepper Small piece of fresh ginger root, chopped lengthwise 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 bunch scallions,… Continue reading Chicken noodle soup

Rice

Iranian cabbage rice ( kalam polow Shirazi)

This meal is one of the most popular rices in Iran. Combination of cabbage ( kalam) with rice, flavorful herbs and minced meat, makes an aromatic rice from beautiful and famous city of Shiraz in SW of Iran. Ingredients: 200g rice 200g cabbage leaves ( or turnip cabbage) 100g fresh herbs (dill- tarragon- basil-mint-spring onion)… Continue reading Iranian cabbage rice ( kalam polow Shirazi)