Nowruz, Stew with polow

Iranian Minced Beef Qeema قیمه اردبیلی

It is very quick and easy recipe to prepare an authentic qeema/Keema from Ardebil. In Iran we have variety of qeema قیمه with diced or minced meat along with combination of other ingredients. This Ardebil qeema, is dry with no juice and still is so delicious and I am sure it will become a regular… Continue reading Iranian Minced Beef Qeema قیمه اردبیلی

Dish, Vegetarains

Spinach and Garlic-Yogurt Rolls رولت اسفناج

This is such a delicioussssssssssss and good finger food, party nibbles or snack. Star of this recipe is spinach, that is called ' Esfenjaj اسفناج in Farsi. You can use either fresh or frozen spinach leaves. One of other ingredients for this beautiful dish is barberry which is called ‘ Zereshk ززشک ‘ in Farsi language.… Continue reading Spinach and Garlic-Yogurt Rolls رولت اسفناج

Omelettes/ eggs, Vegetarains

Persian Herb Frittata (Kookoo Sabzi)

Kookoo/kuku کوکو (frittata) is a group of Persian meatless (mostly) and sometimes with meat foods that is mixed with eggs. Kookoo is quit easy and quick to make. Kookoo might be something like frittata or herb patties: a mixture of whipped egg with vegetables. Egg is used as the binding agent and helps all ingredients hold together and… Continue reading Persian Herb Frittata (Kookoo Sabzi)


Jewelled Rice (Iranian Javaher Polow)

First of all may I ask you please please try this dish. You have no idea how much this rice dish is gorgeous. It is simply celebration of fragrance, and color with spices , dried fruits like raisins, barberries (tiny red berry), nuts such as pistachio and almond and orange peel and carrot. Jewelled rice… Continue reading Jewelled Rice (Iranian Javaher Polow)