Category: Food

Fesenjan

It is a traditional Persian dish and is a sort of stew made with chicken, pomegranate, and walnut. There are two types of Fesenjan or Fesenjoon depending on the taste of individuals, sour and sweet Fesenjan. The pomegranate used in this stew is actually the concentrate of pomegranate. For making this concentrate the pomegranate seeds are heated to the point that the extraction becomes thick. Then the solid part is…

Ash Reshteh (Thick Persian Soup)

This is a kind of Persian Ash and is the most popular one among them. This thick soup is given away at special customs and ceremonies. The important point about this soup is that it should be cooked slowly. Ash Reshteh (Thick Persian Soup) In order to cook this soup, you must soak the beans overnight. Onion and garlic should be sautéed and then you should add vegetables and sauté them…

Kabab Koobideh

For this dish, you need some ground beef or lamb and the meat must have fat because if it doesn’t, the mixture falls apart and wouldn’t stick to the skewer when you put it on hot charcoal. Other than meat you need onion, pepper, salt, and if you want you can add some special Kabab spice. However, Kabab Koobideh, Koofteh Tabrizi, Spice Wagon.

Koofteh Tabrizi

Koofteh Tabrizi belongs to the northwestern part of Iran and Tabriz city. It is a common dish among all Iranians and you can find this dish in restaurants. It is sort of a big meatball and it is made of split yellow peas, rice, ground beef, chives, tarragon, leek, savory, walnuts, eggs, dried apricot, dried barberries, turmeric, chili pepper, and salt. In order to cook Koofteh Tabrizi, you should put…

Ghormeh Sabzi

Ghormeh Sabzi is a traditional Persian food and a popular one. It has an ancient recipe and after a long, time it hasn’t changed much. It is made of lamb, kidney beans, cilantro, parsley, fenugreek, turmeric, dried lemons, lemon juice, and some water. In order to cook Ghormeh Sabzi, you should soak the beans overnight and sauté the herbs and onions along with portions of lamb, add the ingredients to…

Abgoosht

Abgoosht or Dizzy is known for its special customs and different steps in its preparation. It is one of the favorite dishes among Iranians and also Tourists. When it comes to cooking Abgoosht you cannot haste and you have to be patient because it takes more than two hours to be prepared and Persian people usually cook it longer than 2 hours. This dish is made of lamb, chickpea, white…

Persian Food

Information About Persian Cuisine When you think about traveling to Iran, the first thing that may come to your mind is the architecture, the beautiful mosques and the Caravanserais along the Silk Road. But the Persian food hasn’t gotten much credit since it’s a bit unknown. You might think food and gastronomy are not an important part of the everyday life of Iranian people. I go to say that your…

Koufte Shami

Ingredients: Koufte Shami 400 g lean ground beef Chickpeas 3 cups Egg 1 2 to 3 tablespoons dried thyme Enough chopped walnuts and raisins Salt, turmeric, pepper, and oil (for frying) to the extent necessary Chickpea flour to the extent necessary Meygou Polo, Chickpea