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Shirazi Salad (Persian Cucumber Onion Tomato Salad)

5 · How to make Shirazi salad (salad Shirazi), a fresh, simple Persian cucumber onion tomato salad - but with a twist. This Shirazi-inspired Persian salad contains just 8 ingredients and is gluten-free, dairy-free, and a delicious side to tons of meals!

8 ingredients

  • 1 Lime
  • 1 tbsp Mint, dried
  • 4 Persian cucumbers
  • 1 Red onion
  • 12 Tomatoes
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
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Ash Reshteh - Persian Bean and Noodle Thick Soup

آش رشته - Ash reshteh is a delicious thick soup made with chickpeas, beans, noodles and lots of fresh herbs. Ash reshteh is probably the most famous ash (soup) recipe from Iran. This hearty soup can be enjoyed all year round and is a perfect soup for a cold winter day. My mother used to make ash reshteh all the time and it's a favorite of mine as well. Ash Reshteh - Bean and Noodle Thick Soup Ingredients: Serves 4-6 1 cup chickpeas, soaked overnight, drain 1 cup red kidney, soaked overnight, drain 1 cup lentils 1 bunch parsley, chopped 1 bunch cilantro, chopped 1 bunch spinach, fresh, chopped 1 bunch scallion or chives, chopped Salt and pepper to taste 6 ounces dried noodles for ash, you may find reshteh (noodles) in Persian/Iranian grocery stores. Water For Garnish: 1 large onion, thinly sliced 5 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons dried mint 1/2 teaspoon turmeric Vegetable oil or olive oil 1 cup kashk (liquid whey) 2 teaspoons liquid saffron *optional Method: Place the chickpeas and kidney beans in a large pot, add 8 cups of water, bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook for 1 1/2 - 2 hours or until beans are tender. Add the lentils, cook for another 20 minutes. Add the chopped vegetables. Stir well, cover and cook for another 10-15 minutes on medium-low heat. Add the noodles, salt and pepper, cook for 25-30 minutes. Add more water if needed. Taste and adjust the seasoning. In a medium pan, heat 3-4 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add sliced onions and cook until golden. Add the garlic and saute for another 3-5 minutes. Add the turmeric powder, stir well. Add the dried mint and saute for 2-3 minutes. Pour the soup in a large serving bowl, top with fried onion, garlic and mint mixture, drizzle with liquid saffron and a generous amount of liquid kashk. Serve hot with warm bread and extra kashk on the side. Enjoy!

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Persian Style Chicken Curry With Walnuts and Pomegranate

Persian Style Chicken Curry With Walnuts and Pomegranate - my take on Fesenjan stew - with added veggies! Gluten Free too!

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Jeweled Persian Rice Pilaf

This gloriously flavored and fabulously beautiful Jeweled Persian Rice Pilaf makes the most superb side dish for your Chicken or Lamb.

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Easy Persian Chicken Breasts

These Persian Chicken Breasts are quick and easy, making an exotic yet comforting dinner, perfect for serving with some jeweled rice.

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Persian Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh) • Unicorns in the Kitchen

Marinated olives made Persian style! Try delicious olives marinated with walnuts, pomegranate molasses and herbs - a fantastic combination!

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Persian Lamb Stew - Supergolden Bakes

Persian lamb stew - melt in the mouth lamb simmered with spices, walnuts and pomegranate molasses. Easy to make on the hob, Instant Pot or slow cooker.

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Kotlet Persian Meat Patties

The best Persian Kotlet you will ever have. Nicely spiced and flavored, these popular meat patties are pan fried or broiled to juicy perfection.

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17 traditional Persian dishes you should try (Best Iranian Food) | Purple Avocado

Ever wondered what the Iranian cuisine has to offer? Let me visually guide you through the most delicious, classic and extraordinary Persian delicacies that you should try if you have the chance to.

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Little Spice Jar

26 · 50 minutes · Fragrant, slightly sweet, and delicious, Persian cranberry rice pilaf. This rice pilaf is perfect to serve as a side for Thanksgiving. It's studded with dried cranberries and pistachio and super fragrant from sweet saffron. This saffron rice will be a hit all around!

11 ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Cranberries, dried
  • 1 cup Onions
Pasta & Grains
  • 2 cups Basmati rice
Baking & Spices
  • 1/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sumac
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/3 cup Pistachios, roasted
  • 3 tbsp Clarified butter
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