Monday, February 6, 2023

Greasy Cookie of Northern Iran: Reshte-Khoshkar

Reshte-Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie native to the northern province of Gilan. The sweat and greasy cookie is usually eaten as a tea-time snack.

The greasy cookie is popular among fasting Muslims in the holy month of Ramadan for the fast-breaking meal. It has been around for about three centuries.

Its main ingredients of Reshte-Khoshkar are rice, sugar, walnut and spices such as cardamom and cinnamon.

Following are IRNA’s photos of a shop in Rasht, the capital of Gilan province, where Reshte-Khoshkar is made:

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