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Top 10 Iranian Foods

Since antiquity, Persian culture has been known throughout the world, not just for their prized exports such as carpets and spices, but also for their music, poetry, romantic novels, and heroic epics. You can experience almost every part of Persian culture in local cuisines. All across the world, people are discovering the magic and flavor [...]
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Shabhaye Talai

Shabhaye Talai is a beach restaurant located in Zeyton Park, Qeshm. It is designed with modern black furniture, palm trees, flower-blocks and lots of different varieties of lamps. Turquoise sea and wonderful silver beach of Persian Gulf alongside these shiny lamps create a magnificent night beach atmosphere. That’s why the owners called it Shabhaye Talai [...]
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Sholeh Beryane Zireh

Sholeh Beryane Zireh is a local Isfahani favorite. It is very similar to Halim in look, taste and texture. In order to cook this nutritious food, you should first braise lamb tenderloin with some onions and spices. In a separate pot, Persian broken rice is steamed to form a sticky base. The meat is chopped […]

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Masho Ghomri

Kohlrabi is a knobby purple or green vegetable with a taste and texture somewhere between cabbage and broccoli. With the help of some lemon juice and salt you could enjoy raw kohlrabi or it could be pureed into a soup but Masho Ghomri is probably the most delicious way. As every Persian Halim, you should […]

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Beryan

Beryan is the signature dish of Isfahan. It is famous worldwide on account of its exotic taste and texture. Isfahan’s Beryan or as the locals all it “beryun” is very different than indian biryani. As a matter of fact it does not have any rice but rather is a rich fried lamb meat patty, topped [...]
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Khoresht Mast

In Persian cuisine, the word “khoresht” mostly refers to thick, sour stews which are served as main meals alongside a some sort of rice dish. On the other hand, Khoresht Mast (literally meaning “yogurt stew”), despite having the name khoresht in the title, is a bright yellow, sweet dessert and mostly served as a side [...]
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Kipo Restaurant

Kipo Restaurant, located in Hamzeh Boulevard, Kerman, is a modern Restaurant with reasonable prices. Their design is simple, chic, modern and harmonic and they use colorful chairs next to wooden tables. Kipo serves great international breakfasts. Every item in their English breakfast has been seasoned individually. It contains, toast, sunny-side up eggs, sausages, beans, mushrooms [...]
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Basil Seeds (Tokhm-Shar-Ba-Ti)

Basil Seeds (Tokhm-Shar-Ba-Ti), Popular Drinks Weight gain is an extremely important problem in the world. People try anything to lose some weight. From extreme diets to detox and green smoothies. Basil seed drinks are a delicious local favorite and easy way to lose weight. It suppresses appetite and helps the digestive system. The gel-like texture of [...]
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The Color of Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a deep-rooted part of local Persian culture. It’s used in every aspect of Persian cuisine. It even has some usage in traditional medicine. The circular fruit contains a cluster of little, red-hued, jewel-like juicy seeds. It can be prepared in a variety of ways (i.e. dried, pureed or even turned into a paste), [...]
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Balal – You’ve never tried corn this way

There are different methods for cooking corn. Most countries boil and fry it of course. Local Iranians love cooking corn directly on charcoal. When it’s time to make Balal (corn), Persians fire up some charcoal in a grill then put the corn directly on the red embers. This method of cooking makes the most sensational [...]
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Khakshir – Iran’s Bubble Tea

Summer is a hot season in iran. Walking around in the crowded streets of Tehran can tire you and make you feel exhausted. Summers in Tehran lack humidity and the possibility of getting dehydrated is high. That’s why you need to try an old-fashion persian drink called khakshir (teff, a type of grass) to satisfy [...]
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Ancient Stew Pot (Dizi)

If you find yourself walking down the modern streets of Tehran, you may suddenly come face to face with a gorgeous, out-of-this-world and historic arch-covered marketplace. Welcome to the grand Bazaar of Tehran. Stretching over 10 kilometers, the magical halls of the bazaar split into several branches where you can perceive a world of action, [...]
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