Light Persian Meals

Kotlet-e Morgh (Chicken patties)

Kotlet-e Morgh (Chicken patties)

If you want to eat something light and tasty that is void of rice I would definitely recommend Kotlet-e Morgh. You can eat it plain or with bread and its very filling! It tastes good hot or cold! Ingredients (4-6 people): 4 skinless/boneless chicken breasts 2 large onions 2 large potatoes 3-4 eggs turmeric oil ... Read More »

Shami Aarde Nokhodchi (Chickpea flour Patties)

Shami Aarde Nokhodchi (Chickpea flour Patties)

Shami is very similar to Kotlet (in my opinion anyhow) and is pretty good eaten alone or with bread. The most popular Shami is Shami Aarde Nokhodchi, which as its name implies is mainly made with chickpea flour. I typically buy the chickpea flour from International or Persian grocery stores. Ingredients (for approximately 16 -18 ... Read More »

Haleem (Halim) Bademjoon

Haleem (Halim) Bademjoon

This was my very first attempt at making Haleem Bademjoon (a delicious eggplant Persian recipe) I used ground beef for my recipe, but many people use lamb or beef that they cook and then mash up. I will try that at another time, but this time I tried to go the easier route and use ... Read More »

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