Walnuts pilaf

A simple rice dish with lots of spices such as turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, coriander, fried onion and walnuts, mmmmmmm so good and healthy light dish.   Ingredients 200g rice, cooked 100g green peas, cooked 1large onion, peeled, thinly sliced 3tbsp walnuts, roughly chopped 2tbsp fresh coriander, chopped ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp cardamom 1tsp cumin ½ tsp ground coriander seeds ½ tsp turmeric 2 bay … Continue reading Walnuts pilaf

Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Qutab or Kutab is an Azerbaijani gorgeous and very thin flat bread (naan) which is typically filled with ground meat and onions or green herbs such as mixture of spinach, dill, coriander, … spices and cheese . So, Kutab comes with different fillings and you can change the filling because as I mentioned, you can use any fillings you choose. In North Khorasan Province and … Continue reading Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Persian Loobia Polo (Green Bean Rice With Minced Beef)

Today I am going to introduce Persian Green bean rice with minced beef. Green bean is called Loobia /lubia in Farsi language. Green bean rice or lubia polo is a popular and comfy rice dish and is one of my favourites too. It is a rice dish, which is layered with rice and mixture of a sauce made of green beans with beef or lamb … Continue reading Persian Loobia Polo (Green Bean Rice With Minced Beef)

Grains– Beans and Greens Soup

The taste of this soup might be new or exotic for Europeans or Americans. It is a light soup with delicious taste. A combination of bulgur, rice, beans, fresh green herbs and spices such as turmeric. It is an easy recipe that you can make it in an hour. Ingredients 250g adzuki beans 120g bulgur 100g rice 200g black eyed beans 200g spinach leaves, chopped … Continue reading Grains– Beans and Greens Soup

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)

Eggplant dish (Bademjan dish)

If you are eggplant( aubergine) lover, you know eggplant is delicious in a curry, or stew, on the barbecue , as a fried dish, as a salad or as a jam. This is a mouthwatering eggplant recipe which is a warm vegetable dish. If you are interested in eggplant , I have more recipes , such as: Persian eggplant jam, Persian eggplant stew with chicken, deep … Continue reading Eggplant dish (Bademjan dish)

Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

Azerbaijan is located in NW of Iran. People of this region have their own magnificent recipes. This is one of those. It is called ‘Azari cabbage aash or kalam aashi in Azari language.  Maybe you ask what is aash ( aush) ?? In Iranian cuisine  there are two kinds of  liquid food.  Aash is a thick soup which is served warm and hot and exactly like … Continue reading Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

Uch Baji Dolmasi ( Stuffed Eggplant, Tomato and Pepper Dolma)

Dolma is an Azeri word and in cooking culture means stuffed or filled. There are many forms of dolma including: stuffed grape leaves, stuffed eggplant( aubergine), zucchini, tomato, bell pepper, onion, potato, cabbage leaves. The following recipe is an Azerbaijani recipe for dolma which is popular in Baku and Nakhchivan. This dolma is called Uch baji. Uch means three and baji means sister in Azerbaijani … Continue reading Uch Baji Dolmasi ( Stuffed Eggplant, Tomato and Pepper Dolma)

Fried Diced Potatoes with Turmeric

You know turmeric is a herb with lots of benefits. You can use turmeric in different ways, you can eat or drink it as a lovely tea . It’s not only a kind of spice but also is a medicine with lots of goods. Turmeric is called ‘Zardchobeh ’ in Persian and is one of key ingredients in In Iranian cuisine. We add turmeric to stews, … Continue reading Fried Diced Potatoes with Turmeric