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Iranian (Persian) recipes and Iranian (Persian) food – A collection of recipes and instructions for making various Iranian foods

Iran ethnicity festival kicks off in Tehran

A festival of Iranian ethnic groups has opened at Tehran's Imam Hussein (AS) Square on the occasion of Basij commemoration week.

Traditional pumpkin festival held in north iran

The traditional pumpkin festival has been held in the city of Sari in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.

Making Mashhadi sweets, time-consuming but enjoyable

These are small jam or chocolate sweets known in Iran as Mashhadi sweets. Each sweet is made up of two layers put on each other.

Iranians Offer Special Votive Foods during Muharram

Preparing votive food in the month of Muharram is one of the traditions of Muslims, especially the people of Iran. During the months of Muharram and Safar on the lunar calendar, Shia Muslims mark the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Hussein ibn Ali, and also the Fourteen Infallibles.

Doogh Broth: A Yummy Nutritious Iranian Dish

The doogh broth is one of the nutritious and tasty dishes of the city of Urmia, the capital of the northwestern Iranian province of West Azarbaijan.

Grape Syrup Halva: A Delicious Traditional Iranian Confection

Halva is a type of traditional sweetmeat or confection usually made in different ways. Here, we will review the recipe for a traditional, nutritious Azeri type of halva in which grape syrup is used instead of sugar.

Gozlama; A Fast Food Indigenous to Iran’s Azarbaijan

Gozlama is one of the dishes that is cooked in Urmia, the capital city of Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.

Original Dishes of Tehran: Nostalgic, Mouth-Watering, Ambrosial 

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is one of the nation’s largest cities and is home to a whole variety of cultures and traditions. However, local dishes of the capital are little known. 

Chertmeh Polo; Appealing Cuisine Indigenous to Semnan

Chertmeh is one of the stews local to Semnan Province in central Iran, which is cooked using the sheep’s inner body parts including tail fat and liver. It is a traditional stew served with rice, which are known as Chertmeh Polo together.

Afshari Chicken Stew: A Gourmet Persian Food

The Afshari chicken stew is a superb Iranian dish which has long been served to guests in mourning or wedding ceremonies.