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Video Wednesday

Today we have yet another video about how to make Persian rice. Today though we add one more category to this series: young guys who make Persian rice!!! Today’s video …
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Morgh Polow ~ Persian Rice & Chicken
5 years ago

Morgh Polow ~ Persian Rice & Chicken

 

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 Read More

Baghali Polow in Rice Cooker
7 years ago

Baghali Polow in Rice Cooker

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.  I have previously posted how to make make Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker and Read More

Sholeh Zard ~ Persian Saffron Rice Pudding
7 years ago

Sholeh Zard ~ Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

A few months ago I posted a recipe for Persian rice pudding which is prepared with milk. Today’s rice pudding on the other hand is dairy free. For those of you are who are lactose intolerant or vegan, this is a dessert just for you! Read More

Lubia Polow ~ Rice with Green Beans
7 years ago

Lubia Polow ~ Rice with Green Beans

Where shall I begin with my love and hate relationship with Lubia Polow? First and foremost, it is one of my most favorite Polows. The first time I ever attempted to make Lubia Polow it was an epic, and I mean EPIC disaster.  Read More

Tahcheen
7 years ago

Tahcheen

Tahcheen is a delicious rice that can be either baked on made on the stove.  I am sure you will agree with me that Tacheen is such a pretty sight to look at because of it’s brightness in color, all thanks to amount of saffron that is used in it.

This is a simple dish to make, for best results I highly recommend you marinade the cooked chicken in yogurt over night.

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Dolmeh: Bademjan ~ Stuffed Eggplant

Raise your hands if you like stuffed eggplants!

Dolemeh-ye Bademjan, stuffed eggplants, are simply delicious!

Some people refer to them as  eggplant while others call them aubergine or melongene. I personally love them and for today’s recipe  I could not resist buying the small kind.

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Sabzi Polow Mahi ~ Persian Herbed Rice with Fish
8 years ago

Sabzi Polow Mahi ~ Persian Herbed Rice with Fish

Norouz is only a few days away folks! Today’s post showcases yet another dish that it traditionally consumed for the Persian new year.  Last week I posted Reshteh Polow …
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Tahdig with Potato
8 years ago

Tahdig with Potato

Here we go! Another post about tahdig! So far I have posted about two methods of making tahdig, one is with yogurt and saffron and the other is with …
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