Sunday, May 9, 2010


Dolmeh is one of our traditional delicious foods. It is cooked in different flavors such as salty, sweet, and sour. But the most popular type is salty. I know that Arabs has this food in their own way of cooking. Nowadays, Dolmeh is not a very usual food in Iranian houses since this is difficult to cook and take a long time to prepare, but still is cooked in grand mamas houses. My mom tries to prepare it one or tow times in a year and this year I learned to cook it, too. It was such a different experience!

Split peas: 1 cup

Rice: 2 cup

Granulated meat 250gr

Fresh vegetables included; Tarragon, dill, sweet fennel, parsley: Totaly250 gr (chopped)

Onion: 1medium (chopped)

Barge mo 500 gr

Vine Leaf: 500 gr (fresh)

Spices include Pepper, Turmeric, Caraway-seed, salt: enough


1. Boil Split peas (add some salt). Let it became a bit soft, then add rice and cook well.

2. Fry the chopped onion, add spices and then the granulated meat and mix them with the boiled rice and peas with.

3. Fill all the leafs by the mixture. Note to turn it water tight and do not let it open at all. (Do it step y step, follow the photos on the below)

4. Put all turned leafs one by one in a suitable pot. Add some hot water (about a cup) on it. You should add the hot water little by little. If it needed more add again. Let it cooks well. You can add some oil to make it shiny.

5. It's ready to serve. You can serve it with bread. Enjoy!


Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Chelow Kabab Koobideh

Do you like to know about the most popular Persian meal?! OK, just click Here and then Here!

Saturday, August 1, 2009


Kotlet is a kind of homemade kebab which is a good food for picnics or for dinner. It is usual that Persians try Yogurt drink after eating Kebabs. Kotlet is something like hamburger.


Granulated meat, Onion, potato, spices, Egg

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Traditional Drink

"Sharbat" in Farsi (that means drink in Eng) is usually made in home with fruit, plants distillate and...
In the today's post, you can see the photo of Golab- Saffron Sharbat or Rose water & saffron drink. It really makes you calm!
Rose water
Cold water

Monday, July 27, 2009

Shirin Polo

Shirin polo (or Sweet Rice in English) is a kind of meal which is usually served in wedding parties. A very Delicious traditional food with special sweet taste.


Original Iranian rice
Pistachio peels
Almond peels
Orange peels

Saturday, July 25, 2009


In an afternoon, when you are free at home and do not know what do you like to eat or even to do, cooking a dish of "Halva" is a good solution!
"Halva" is a kind of Persian dessert which is often served at Ramadan month, religion parties and also at commemorate for dead people. There is also a nice custom in Iran that people cook Halva sometimes on Thursday evenings and parcel it as a charity because of their dead relatives.
In any case, Halva is a delicious dessert with sweet taste!


Rice flour
Wheat flour
Chickpea flour

Monday, July 20, 2009

Chicken Roll

It's my mom special chicken roll. Nice, healthy and delicious!