Sabzi polo is an Iranian (Persian) dish of rice and chopped herbs, it is usually served with fish. In Persian, sabz means green, and sabzi can refer to herbs or vegetables. Polo is a style of cooked rice, known in English as pilaf. The herbs used in sabzi polo vary, but typically include coriander, dill, chives or scallions and parsley. Iranians traditionally eat sabzi polo with “white fish” for lunch on Nowruz, the Iranian new year, along with their family and relatives….Read more
Years ago back home, I used to cook this quick version of my own recipe with the same variation of green vegetables called for ghormeh sabzi stew.Now here in Canada, I sometimes Ibuy a pakage of (ghormeh sabzi) dried herbs and use it along with some fresh parsley and cilantro for cooking this stew…..read more
Bellow are two pictures of yellow split peas, The right one is the type usually available on store shelf, this type of peas are bigger in size, yellower and a little shinier than the other one. It will easily get a mash during cooking process and your stew will end up kind of soup instead of a real, traditional stew.
The left one is smaller in size (known as (Lapeh Tabriz) or Diir Paz, literally means cooking long) this type is perfect for making stew. Just compare the two kind of peas and look for the right one.
Beet is usually an unwelcomed food, for it’s earthy flavour,to most of the people. when I was a kid, beet used to be sold and served hot on stands or kiosk all around the streets during winter,In Tehran. For years I didn’t even like to try it ,but after year passing I understood and felt the benefits of this wonderful ruby !!
Beet has high nutritional benefits, while too low in calorie. It’s known as body fuel to reinforcing energy through your body. Well facilitate digestive system and is an important factor in calcium absorbtion. My family doctor suggests to take calcium supplements along with cooked beet.
Beside this intro I still believe beet is most delicious and tempting when it is ruby red and sweet. The way I usually cook them is very easy, also help beets develop its real colour and sweetness….read more.