A western historian once wrote: “Iranians, as people are intelligent, inventive and artistic. They are versatile and adaptable to different situations. They love fun, gaiety and outdoor activity. They also make an art of eating, and Persian cuisine is one of the best in the world.” Due to its variety of ethnic groups and the neighboring cultures impact, Iranian cuisine is so diverse. Herbs are frequently used along with fruits such as plums, pomegranate, quince, prunes, apricots, raisins,…etc. To achieve a balance taste, characteristic flavorings such as saffron, dried lime, cinnamon and parsley are mixed delicately and used in some special dishes. Onion and garlic are commonly used in the preparation of the accompanying course, but are also served separately during meals either in raw or pickled form. Here are some easy to make Iranian foods recipe that you can give them a try at home.
A delicious herb stew (or khoresht)that Persian families know by heart and often describe as their favorite dish . Ghormeh sabzi is deliciously savory and loaded with the flavors of several different green herbs. It's traditionally served atop white rice (polow).
Persian Eggplant Stew with Beef and tomato, also called khoresht e bademjan, or bademjoon is a classic Persian recipe loved by all the eggplant fans that we all love and make on a regular basis. Bademjan or bademjoon is eggplant in Farsi and khoresh means stew and normally served with rice.
Iran will be a paradise for food lovers!Every culture has its foods; we can say that people usually become familiar with a culture by what they eat. Therefore, we decided to introduce Persian foods and drinks to you as the main part of Iranian heritage. Every city of Iran has different food habits. If you are interested to know more about Persian meals and snacks, please keep reading this article.