Bread

Zucchini Flat Naan Bread نان کدویی

Naan / noon /nan is a Persian word and means bread. Naan is a kind of flat bread found in the Iranian cuisine, Azerbaijani, Turkish, Indian and Middle East countries. Naan being freshly prepared in tandoor and we can get fresh beautiful naan for breakfast, lunch and dinner from bakery everyday. There are loads of… Continue reading Zucchini Flat Naan Bread نان کدویی

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Dolma

Persian Stuffed Zucchini (Dolmeh Kadoo دلمه کدو سبز)

Dolama or dolmeh دلمه is a tasty dish found in Iranian cuisine, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Greece, Arabic countries and Central Asia. The word dolma is a Turkish word and means to fill.  Dolma is the Persian version of stuffed vegetables. You can use eggplant, zucchini, onion, or tomato and stuff with either ground beef or turkey and… Continue reading Persian Stuffed Zucchini (Dolmeh Kadoo دلمه کدو سبز)

Dish, Vegetarains

Fried zucchini – aubergine bites

In my childhood, when my mother used to fry slices of zucchini ( kadoo) and aubergine ( baademjan) for preparing stew, we always took several fried slices and with a pinch of salt ate them. . Fried zucchini - eggplant were very yummy. Ingredients 1 zucchini, thinly sliced 1 aubergine, thinly sliced ½ cup plain… Continue reading Fried zucchini – aubergine bites

Stew with polow

Persian Zucchini Stew خورش کدو سبز

Green zucchini/courgette stew  is a classic- colourful and flavourful Persian stew ( khoresht). Zucchini is called kadoo کدو in Farsi language. If you think courgette is boring, you have to try this recipe. It’s cooked in a lemony-tomato sauce along with beautiful spices such as Persian saffron, turmeric, ….You might use either beef/lamb or chicken… Continue reading Persian Zucchini Stew خورش کدو سبز

Spaghetti/pizza, Vegetarains

Persian Zucchini Spaghetti

Courgette, zucchini or Kado as we say it in Persian,  is treated as vegetable but botanically zucchini is fruit. The abundant Courgette in company with other ingredients change into something really delicious. You can make lovely frittata , stew, curry and soup with zucchini.   Today in my kitchen I will cook a Persian style… Continue reading Persian Zucchini Spaghetti