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Persian Rice ( Chelo )

Persian Rice ( Chelo ) To make rice the Persian way, it’s required that you pick the right rice which is long-grain rice, such as basmati. My way to find the best rice is the color of the grains. The best fluffy rice you can reach with the grains that are cream color not true white. There are two styles of cooking rice, Chelo and Kateh. Chelo is the traditional two-step preparation — parboiled the rice and drain, add the […]

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Zucchini Dip ( Mirza Qasemi-Kadoo )

  Mirza Qasemi is a taster Persian appetizer from Northern part of Iran and Caspian Sea region. This is widely known as Persian Dip in western countries. It’s made from Aubergine or Zucchini and a perfect recipe for vegans. My mom use to serve it with rice and olives as side for lunch or dinner not as appetizer but as main course. You can serve with lavash or tortilla bread. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 hours Total time: […]

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