Easy Persian Recipes in English
Easy Adas Polo with Lamb

Easy Adas Polo with Lamb

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An easy version of the traditional rice dish with adas – green lentils, sultanas and lamb. This version allows for the rice to be cooked in the stock similar to Italian risotto.Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour
Yield: serves 8

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Kookoo Sabzi – Herb Omelette

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Herb Omelette – Kookoo Sabzi

Description

Kookoo is a Persian style omelette or frittata. Kooko Sabzi is often served at the New Year celebration – Naw Ruz – Kookoo Sabzi is the most famous and popular of all the Persian Omelettes or kookoo.

Prep Time:30 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Yield: Serves 6

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Saffron Powder

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Saffron powder is a great way of making the most of your saffron.

In a Persian household, saffron is like gold. It is often quite expensive, but this tip makes Continue reading

Persian Rice Cooker

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Persian Rice Cooker

Persian Rice Cooker

A Persian rice cooker is a must for perfect Persian rice every time.

A Persian Rice Cooker is a secret weapon to good tahdig. Be sure that Continue reading

Saucepans

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Good quality saucepans are a must for Persian Cooking, as an even transfer of heat will result in even cooking.

A large saucepan is required for the cooking of rice Continue reading

Colander

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A colander is needed for straining the rice once it has been par boiled ready to put back into the saucepan for the steaming process. Too big holes will result Continue reading

Pressure Cooker

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A pressure cooker makes life easy for the busy cook, allowing for stews, Khoresht and other time consuming dishes to be prepared at the end of a busy day.

Round Serving Dish

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A round serving dish is essential for serving a good rice. The dish must be about 4 – 6 cm in diameter larger than the container in which the rice Continue reading

Food Processor

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A food processor is a must in a busy kitchen. Choose a large bowled variety that is easily cleaned. One that can be pulled apart and put in the dishwasher Continue reading