Bamieh | Persian sweet Fried dough pastry

Bamieh is a deep-fried dessert found in Iran. It is also found in the regional cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire known as Tulumba. It is a fried batter soaked in syrup. In Persian cuisine, it’s called Bamieh. In Turkish cuisine, it’s called Tulumba, in Arabic cuisine, Datli/Balah Alsham or Asabe Zainab and in Spanish/Mexican […]

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Zereshk Polo Morgh |Persian Barberry Rice With Chicken

Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh is one of the signature dishes of Persian cuisine. This food is made with rice, barberry, saffron and chicken. This simple yet delicious food is loved by all Iranians. What is Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh? Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh literally means “Barberry rice with chicken”. In Farsi, Polo / Polow generally […]

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Shole Zard: Persian saffron rice pudding

Persian saffron rice pudding or Shole Zard is a very popular meal in Iranian cuisine. It is commonly served as dessert or an evening meal but you can also have it as a main course if you have a sweet tooth. Here is everything you need to know about Shole Zard. What is Persian saffron […]

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Dami-e Gojeh Farangi | Persian tomato rice

Dami-e Gojeh Farangi is a one-pot Persian dish made with rice, tomatoes, and potatoes. This food is also known as Dampokhtak or vegetarian Estamboli Polo. What is Dami-e Gojeh Farangi? Generally, rice is a big part of a Persian diet. In Iran, rice can be cooked and served with different methods and ingredients. Sometimes the […]

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Torshvash | Northern Iranian Sour Stew

Torshvash is a Gilani dish, take its name from a special sour-tasting wild herb, grown in Northern Iran.Torshvash is a wood sorrel plant and is in the Oxalis family. There are many different members of the Oxalis family, comprising about 570 species. The genus occurs throughout most of the world, except for the polar areas; […]

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