In addition to many interesting places to see in Iran, also one of the fun things to experience in Iran is its cuisine. Many Iranian foods are prepared with aromatic herbs and spices which give the meal a delicious taste. Here we get familiar with some delicious meals of Iranian cuisine.
It is undoubtedly the most delicious food of Iran and many know Iranian cuisine with Chelo Kabab. The variety of Kabab especially Koubideh is well-liked among Iranians and tourists. As you know chelo kabab koubideh is served with grilled tomato and pepper, saffron rice, Doogh and fresh vegetables. However, sometimes Koubideh is eaten with bread instead of rice and of course Sangak bread is preferable.
If you ask many Iranian what is their favorite meal they would probably say Ghormeh Sabzi! The stew is prepared with abounding aromatic vegetables, onion, dried lime, kidney bean (in some parts of Iran pinto bean or white bean) and beef or lamb meat. The secret of a delicious Ghormeh Sabzi like many other Iranian foods is its cooking duration. More the time of cooking is longer and the heat is lower, it would be more delicious. The stew is served with simple or saffron rice and the experience of having a ghormeh sabzi meal would be definitively interesting for any tourist.
Fesenjan is well-liked and delicious Iranian stew which is very popular and adds finishing touches to important parties. Fesenjan is prepared out of ground walnut, pomegranate paste and chicken meat or meatball. This stew also like Ghormeh Sabzi should be cooked for hours with moderate heat before it can be served. In various parts of Iran it is prepared differently and in some places it is prepared sourer or sweeter by adding a little sugar.
Dizi that is also known as Abgoosht is one of the most original foods of Iran. If you want to make a foreigner tourist familiar with Iranian cuisine take him or her to a traditional restaurant and order Dizi. It can be served with Sangak bread, fresh vegetables, Doogh and onions. The meal is made up of two parts namely the broth and the mashed meat.
Broad beans with rice (Baghali polo) if it is prepared with meat is one of the most delicious foods in Iranian cuisine and it is well-liked by many Iranians as well as tourists. For preparing broad beans with rice, the white rice is mixed with broad bean and saffron and finally lamb meat or chicken meat is put beside the plate and it is served.
One of the most delicious grilled foods in Iran which is prepared on the charcoal is Joojeh kabab. One of the Iranian traditions is that when they go for camping in the nature they definitely take the requirements for preparing Joojeh kabab and they grill the chunk of chickens on the charcoal. The Joojeh Kabab is served with grilled tomato and saffron rice and butter.
Another Iranian food which is highly well-liked is Gheimeh stew. Gheimeh is often prepared with potato sticks or sometimes with fried eggplant which the first is known as potato gheimeh and the second as eggplant gheimeh. For preparing this stew the chunked meat is cooked with onion, split pea, and potato paste, and dried lime. Finally the fried potato or fried eggplant is added to the stew and served with simple or saffron rice.