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Butternut Squash & Prune Khoresht
10 years ago

Butternut Squash & Prune Khoresht

Persian Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Recipes 5

Today’s post has a bit of back story to it.  I’d like to think of it as saving the best for last…It was …
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Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew
10 years ago

Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew

I think it is only logical for me to conclude the posts for “Pomegranate Week” with one of the most delicious and intriguing Persian dishes: Khoresht Fesenjan.

I can’t …
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Kotlet ~ Persian Cutlet
10 years ago

Kotlet ~ Persian Cutlet

I can honestly say that I simply love Persian Kotlet. They are so incredibly good! This is one of those Persian dishes that can be served warm or cold, …
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Dolmeh: Kadoo ~ Persian Stuffed Squash II – Vegetarian

One of my goals for this website is to show how versatile Persian food can be. Having been a vegetarian in the past, I am all about posting vegetarian …
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Dolmeh: Kadoo ~ Persian Stuffed Squash

At the local Farmer’s Markets during summer and early fall you will notice an abundance of Squash which come in different shapes, size, and colors.  Look at these beauties, …
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Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Soup

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it has been really really hot in Los Angeles.  All I want to do is drink …
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Jujeh Kabob ~ Persian Chicken Kabob – Part 2: Cooking

Yesterday’s post covered the most important step in making Persian Chicken Kabob which is marinading. Today I am going to show you how to cook it.  It is a …
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Jujeh Kabob ~ Persian Chicken Kabob – Part 1: Marinading

Do you say Kebab or Kabob? We Persians say Kabob, where the first vowel, the letter “a”  is pronounced /æ/ and the second vowel, the letter “o” is pronounced …
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Baghali Polow ~ Persian Rice with Fava Beans

Let me start this post by saying that I have always had trouble with making rice that is mixed with anything.  I have always found that making …
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Koofteh Berenji ~ Persian Meatballs with Rice

Some call them Koftah, others call them Keftah, but we, Persians, call them Koofteh! Today’s  recipe indeed is for Koofteh Berenji, which is meatballs with rice and split peas. …
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