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

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.

Habashi Stew: A Gourmet Iranian Food

The Habashi stew, a luxury food of people in southern Iran, is very tasty and easy to make.

Reshteh Polo; Delicious Dish Served during Nowruz

As a common practice among the people of different religions, cultures and nationalities around the globe on the eve or first days of the New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes on the initial days of Nowruz. Reshteh Polo is one of these popular dishes which is made on the first Saturday of the new year.

Samanu; A Traditional Dish Served in Iran during Nowruz

Iranian people serve traditional dishes such as Samanu on the initial days of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.