Persian Cuisine is amazing!If you have traveled to Iran before or had a meal in a Persian restaurant outside Iran or maybe have been invited by an Iranian family for lunch or dinner in your home country, you have definitely tasted the unbelievable art of Persian Culinary. Here, I am going to introduce you some of the local cuisines of some cities of Iran:
1- Lubia sefid (White beans) Dizi: Dizi (Abgousht) is one of the oldest foods allover Iran. This kind of Dizi is cooked with local white beans of Kashan.
Ingredients: Onion, Mutton, tomato paste, potato, Omani lime, local white beans and spice.
2- Kashani Tas Kebab: is a kind of Tas kebeb cooked with special recipe in Kashan.
Ingredients: mutton, onion, egg plant, tomato, pomegranate paste and spice.
3- Chelo Dizi: is mix of Dizi with rice
Ingredients: rice, mutton, black-eyed beans, onion, oil and spice
1- Beryani: is a famous, tasty and very strong food in Isfahan
Ingredients: Sheep lung, mutton, sheep fat, onion, walnut, almond, pistachio and spice
2- Halim Bademjan: is another nutritious food in Isfahan
Ingredients: mutton, rice, onion, egg plant, garlic, saffron, kashk, fried mint powder and spice
3-Maast (Yogurt) stew: as it name shows, is mainly made from yogurt.
Ingredients: yogurt, sugar, mutton, egg (yoke), onion, rose extract, barberry, almond, pistachio and spice
1-Shuli Pottage: is one of the most popular and delicious foods in Yazd. It is considered as a light meal you can eat at any time.
Ingredients: espionage, dill, wheat flour, beetroot, green lentils, onion, oil, vinegar and spice
2- Yazdi Gheymeh (pea Gheymeh) stew: is a different kind of “Gheymeh” stew in Yazd
Ingredients: onion, peas, mutton, Omani lime, saffron, turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom and spice
3- Beh va Alu (quince & plum) stew: This stew has a fantastic taste and can be tart or sweet.
Ingredients: quince, plum, mutton, yellow split peas, onion, oil, ginger and spice.
1- Shirazi polo: is the best typical of Shirazi food.
Ingredients: rice, chicken, eggplant, yogurt, barberry, pistachio, almond, saffron and spice
2- “Dopiazeh aalu” (potato & onion): is a simple and fast-made food which is served at nights with bread. In Shirazi dielect “aalu” means potato, not plum!
Ingredients: Onion, potato,tomato paste and spice
3- “Shirazi kalam polo” (lunar cabbage): is originally from Shiraz, but it is also cooked in other cities of Iran.
Ingredients: Lunar cabbage, ground mutton, onion, rice, peas powder, chives, basil, thyme and spice
1- “Bozghormeh” stew: is the most famous food in Kerman,however it is also cooked in other cities of Iran
Ingredients: goat meat, peas, onion, garlic, kashk, saffron, fried spearmint powder and seasoning
2- “Zireh” polo: zireh or cumin is a famous local product of Kerman which is used many in “polo”s.
Ingredients: black cumin, rice , oil and spice
3- “Aalucheh” stew: in Iran “cheh” is the suffix for making small or making raw. Aalu means plum, as the result Aalucheh is small or raw plum.
Ingredients: mutton, raw plum, cranberry beans, tomato paste, dried coriander & parsley, onion and spice
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