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Persian Recipe: Basmati Rice

Yes. A recipe for making rice. It sounds easy, but many people have difficulty getting it to come out right if they are making anything other than that icky instant stuff.  The instructions include washing the rice, and that can’t be emphasized enough. Basmati rice has a wonderful delicate scent: washing the rice releases that …

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Persian Recipe: Pistachio Soup

I cup unsalted, blanched pistachios 1 shallot, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 6 cups chicken stock Kosher sald and pepper to taste 1/4 cup whole pistachios, blanched for garnish 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 leeks, chopped 2 Tbsp rice flour 2 Tbsp lime juice 1/4 cup orange juice Grind the pistachios in a food processor …

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Persian Recipe: Advieh Powder

Advieh powder is a seasoning mix used in some recipes for Persian food, including this recipe for stuffed peppers. PrintPersian Recipe: Advieh Powder Ingredients2 Tbsp dried rose petals 2 Tbsp ground cinnamon 2 Tbsp ground cardamom 1 Tbsp ground CuminInstructionsMix ingredients thoroughly and store in an airtight container.recipe from Culinary Communion3.1http://coffeejitters.net/blog/2005/09/persian-recipe-advieh-powder/recipe downloaded from CoffeeJitters.Net

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Persian Recipe: Stuffed Peppers

Prepare the peppers: Cut the tops off the peppers 1/2 ” from the stems and set tops aside. Remove the seeds and ribs. Heat a large pot of salted water to a boil and blanch the peppers and tops for about 5 minutes. Drain and shock the peppers in ice water to stop the cooking. Set aside.

Persian Recipe: Eggplant Khoresh

PrintEggplant Khoresh Ingredients5 Tblsp. Ghee 2 cloves Garlic 1 lb. Chicken Breast sliced 1/2 tsp. saffron threads – ground and disolved in 4 Tblsp. hot water 3 Cups fresh or pureed tomatoes 1 Cup unripe grapes or 4 Tblsp. lime juice 1/2 tsp. Tumeric 3 onions, thinly sliced 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. black pepper …

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