Wednesday, October 15, 2008


Few days ago,We asked mom a traditional food.A dish that we had never tried till that day!
Mom did it as wel,l like her other foods.It was really delicious.The colorful dish you see in the photo is Dam-Pokhtak.It has rice,groats,vermicelli,onion,little slices of meat and spices,It is very very delicious!!!
Ingredients for 4-6 people
150 gms Wheat groats
150 gms Rice
1 medium potato (chopped well in a cube shape)
1 medium onion (chopped well)
200 gms mutton
150 gms pop noodle
1tsm of each one: salt, turmeric pepper (black powder), cinnamon
1. Mix wheat groats with rice then soak them (with water and 2 sp salt) 4 hours before start cooking.
2. Fry potato with some oil and bring it out from oil.
3. Fry onion and add pop noodle to it, mix them well and add mutton, mix all and let it to be roasted. Then add potato, salt, turmeric, pepper, cinnamon as well and stock it.
4. Now,wash away rice and groats and add it to a steam-tight full of under boiling water and let it boil (do not let it become crushed) then swill it out.
5. choose a suitable vessel, add oil in it and set some slices of potato at the base on it (you can also use bread instead of potato),add some of the mixture of boiled rice and groats and make a layer of the fried mixture on it. Do it layer by layer till end and close the vessel .Let it cooks over steam.
You can use some saffron when you want to serve it.