Thursday, August 13, 2009

Persian Feast

Bottom to top:
  • Lavaash: Persian flat bread
  • Fesenjoon: rich stew made with ground walnuts, pomegranate molasses and chicken
  • Estamboli polo: a rice dish that has potatoes, green pepper, tomato paste, saffron, and ground beef in it, but my mother made it vegetarian and replaced the beef with button mushrooms
  • Rice with saffron
  • Sabzi: a mix of fresh herbs that we usually eat as a side dish
  • Kashk e bademjoon - see picture below

Kashk e bademjoon: charred or fried eggplant, garlic and walnut dip mixed with Kashk1

1. Kashk:

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