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.
Kookoo Sabzi – Persian Herb Frittata
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.
- ½ cup dried parsley
- ½ cup dried coriander
- ½ cup dried chopped chives
- ½ cup dried fenugeek
- 2 tlbs plain flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- ¼ tsp white pepper
- 1 tlbs dried barberries zereshk (optional)
- 2 tlbs chopped walnuts optional
- 6 eggs
- Soak dried herbs in water for about an hour, drain and pat dry and place in a mixing bowl
- Add the flour, baking powder, salt and pepper and the barberries and walnuts if using to the herb mixture. Stir through.
- Heat a round frying pan with oil until hot.
- Mix the eggs together and pour into the herb mixture then pour into the frying pan while still stirring.
- Turn down temperature and cook for about 20 minutes until the top is nearly set.
- Turn and cook for a further 5 minutes until well cooked.
For a low fat version of kookoo sabzi, cook the kookoo in a shallow baking dish in the oven. You can use any dried herbs you have available, but this combination is a more traditional version. I use the prepackaged Kookoo Sabzi dried herb, and always keep a packet of this in my box of dried herbs.
Calories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 11gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 164mgSodium: 572mgPotassium: 1016mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1667IUVitamin C: 117mgCalcium: 338mgIron: 10mg
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