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Tahcheen Ghalebi
9 months ago

Tahcheen Ghalebi

Some spell it Tahchin, while others spell it Tahcheen. It doesn’t matter how you spell it, all that matters is that this is a delicious dish. I have been meaning …
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Kalam Polow Ba Zafaran ~ Cabbage Rice With Saffron
2 years ago

Kalam Polow Ba Zafaran ~ Cabbage Rice With Saffron

A couple of weeks ago I was leafing though my Rosa Mortazami cookbook looking for recipe inspiration. I came across her version of Kalam Polow. One thing that never seizes …
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MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice
3 years ago

MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice

The December challenge for the Middle Easter & North African Cooking Club (MENA) comes to us from this month’s host who is Maryam Culinary Wonders. This month the cooking focuses on …
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Lubia Polow ~ Rice with Green Beans
8 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
8 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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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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Zereshk Polow ~ Rice with Barberries

When I was a kid word got out that I loved Zereshk Polow. When information as such gets out all of a sudden it seems as though that’s the …
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Cooking Rice for Polow

You wonder what the difference between Chelow and Polow is? The difference is huge! Chelow is simply white rice which is usually made along with Khoresht, stew.  Polow is rice …
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Reshteh Polow ~ Persian Rice with Noodles

You wonder what “Reshteh means in Farsi? It means thin flat Persian  noodles.

Those of you who are fans over at  My Persian Kitchen’s Facebook Fan Page may have …
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