Easy Persian Recipes in English

Yoghurt Drink – Doogh

July 13, 2013

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Yoghurt Drink – Doogh

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This refreshing yoghurt drink, known as Doogh, is a must with Persian Kebab and rice, Chelow Kebab. Commercial versions of Doogh are becoming more readily available, but it is very easy to make and the ingredients are available in most kitchens. Perhaps an acquired taste to some Westerners but once appreciated it is a must at any Persian BBQ.

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Stretchy Ice Cream – Bastani Salap

July 12, 2013

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Stretchy Ice Cream – Bastani Salap

Stretchy Ice Cream – Bastani Salap

Stretchy Ice Cream – Bastani Salap

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This Ice Cream is very quick and easy to make. The use of salep adds elasticity and results in a marsh mallow like appearance. The delicate flavours of rosewater and saffron create the subtle distinction of this traditional recipe.

 

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Saffron Butter Cookies

July 12, 2013
Saffron Butter Cookies

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Saffron Butter Cookies

Description

These saffron butter cookies are a firm favourite in our household. It is a traditional butter cookie recipe I learnt at Home economics at High School, with the addition of powdered saffron and crushed pistachio nuts. A delicious light butter cookie. Great to have with some Persian Tea.

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