When I was a kid I loved Zereshk Polow, Persian Rice with Barberries, and still do to this day. There is a always a bit of a debate when it comes to how Zereshk Polow is made; some people like to make this recipe by layering
In early March Mage Publishers sent over the newly publishedÂ Food of Life, Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies cookbook by Mrs. Najmieh Batmanglij. I excitedly looked through the book and salivated over the updated recipes from previous editions and the newly added ones. Then I got busy getting ready for all the post related to Norouz and our upcoming yearly Norouz Party followed by life events in general.Â
I know many of you are wondering where I have been. Life has been ridiculously busy. So busy that sadly I have not had the time to do one of my most favorite activities in the world, blogging about Persian food! But I am back! So let’s get down to business!
I have a major love affair with green peas! I love them!
A while back one of the readers requested Kalam Polow, rice with cabbage.Â This type of rice is not something that I grew up eating because neither my grandmother or my mom made it.Â Actually, neither one of them ever made anything with cabbage.Â Truth be told when I was introduced to cabbage I simply didn’t care for it because of the smell. I have to give credit to my Korean friend Jackie
Here is the question: is it really possible to make a Persian meal in an hour? The truthful answer to this question is, yes, but it depends on what you are making.Â My plan was to make Baghali Polow, rice with fava beans,Â in my rice cooker last Friday when I got back home from my mid-morning meeting.Â The idea was to stop by the Persian store on my way home
A good few people have emailed me asking about whether it is possible to make Polow, rice mixed with other ingredients, in a rice cooker and if yes, how would they go about it. This is a perfect time to do a post about how to do this post in light of my Persian Rice Cooker Giveaway.Â I have previously posted how to make make Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker and