Tour Aysham

WHAT TO EAT

WHAT TO EAT
Here is a list of Iranian foods that we emphasize to try them in Iran tour.
FOODS
Ghormeh sabzi
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This Iranian stew is one of the most popular one or better to say it is called Iranian international dish and this lumpy green dish has always has an special place on eastern tables the interesting point is that the history of this Recipes dates back to 1000 years ago. The Ingredients are spinach, leeks, kidney beans, dried lemons, dried fenugreek leaves, Parsley, lamb or beef and, coriander

Shirin Polo
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is deceptive rice mixed with citrus fruit. The moderate

sweetness and the great look of this rice make it a popular masterpiece which has a specific situation on Norouz meals and other occasions. There are numerous recipes to make Shirin Polo, some are sweeter and some are less sweet but at all we highly recommend you to allocate one of your meals to this food.

Baghala ghatogh
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An Iranian dish (especially the north of Iran) made with Baghalas dill, and Eggs a green dish which is suitable for vegetarians if we ignore the eggs. A popular dish which its origin is from the north of Iran named Gilan but also have its place all around Iran.

Kofta
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It’s a sort of meatball popular in west part of Iran, to be

more exact it’s a Turkish food made with rice, meat, nuts and spices, there is one other variety for vegetarians which has no space for meat and uses more vegetables, to sum up its an delicious food that is highly recommended.

kebabs
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Iran second name is the land of kebabs the variation of kebabs in Iran is unbelievable, kebabs have a very special space in Persian cuisine the ingredients are both meat and chicken and Kebabs differs from Kubideh, Barg, chiken kebab, soltani, bakhtiyari and shishlig.

Baghali Polow ba gosht
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is one of Iranian popular dishes. Mixture of rice with an special type of beans is called Baghali Polow, and the meat that is served beside it is called Baghali polo ba gosht. The history of this recipe of this food dates back to Safavid era. This special food is an Iranian luxury cuisine that is served in special ceremonies.

Biryani
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This in the most popular local food in Isfahan province

a great mixture of beef and vegetables cooked by an specific recipe, this delicious dish birth place is on Naghshe Jahan square were to can find numerous biryani shops and enjoy your meal.

Ghaliye mahi
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southern Iranian spicy fish and herb stew, there may have been different type of recipe to cook this popular food but always keep in mind that the main ingredients are fish and a special type of herb named Sahnbalileh which is English is called fenugreek, this stew is always served with rice and we highly recommend you do not forget to taste this in traveling to Iran.

Dolmeh
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is a common dish among Persians using herb or vegetables and also rice in some cases meat. The cooking method is using grapes-leaf as food wrappings before they are steam cooked; the interesting point is that the grapes-leaf becomes eatable at the end.

Dizi
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is one of the most traditional Iranian foods that are eaten by different type of Iranian nuns. The ingredients are water, meat beans legumes potato tomato and onion. Eating this traditional food has its own specific tradition and methods first of all you must chopped and mixed nuns in the water of Dizi next , you should mash the meat, beans, and other parts with Meat Masher The result is called “Ghoosht Koubideh” and is eaten by nun. You have no idea how delicious it would be and Aysham high recommend to do not miss this food while walking among the old city of Tehran and Tehran great bazzar where you can find numerous dizi shops.

Ash reshteh
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is a common tasty food popular in all part of the country which ingredients are chickpeas, beans, noodles, curd and some type of fresh herbs. It’s commonly cooked at the cold month of the year. And do not forget that you can easily by some Ash Reshteh from Tajrish Street and also other part of the country as this food has many fans.

Tahchin morgh
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This is an appetizing layered dish that the first layered is rice which has been mixed whit saffron and the next layered is cooked chicken breasts bound together by yogurt and egg. It’s absolutely a technical food which needs too much experience and time but if you follow all the steps of the recipes at the end the desirable taste make you believe that it worth the time and energy you have paid for. There is another way to have this delicate food that is too much easier to order this from Iranian restaurants and just enjoy your meal.

Fesenjoon stew
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This is an Iranian popular stew made with poultry meat and also using the mixture of nuts and a very special syrup named pomegranate syrup depending on the cooking method it can have both sweet or sour taste this traditional and delicious stew always serve with saffron rice.

DESERTS
Here we have Iranian delicious deserts.
Sholeh zard
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A popular Persian desert that is more common to cook in Ramadan and Persian New Year the ingredients of this fantastic desert are boiled rice, saffron sugar. To design it cinnamon and pistachio is used.

Fereni

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A special desert with an unbelievable taste which is made with rice flour, milk sugar and rose water it tender taste had made it a popular desert that can be served both cool and warm but we recommend you to taste it warm type 

Masghati
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is a crystalline pastry which ingredients are sugar, rose water, starch, saffron and pistachio, to design it flower bud and pistachio can be used. Masghati is the souvenir of Shiraz Fars province where you can find the original one.

Faloodeh
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Iranian delicate desert that is served cold and have many fans specifically in the warm seasons include vermicelli noodles combined with a semi frozen sweet syrup. It can be easily find in juice shops.

APPETIZERS
here is the introduction of highly recommended appetizers in Iran tour.
Mast-o-musir
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which is a savory mixture of yogurt and shallots. A popular combination that is served in Iranian restaurant and in Iranian tables, plus Iranian ceremonies. The fascinating point is that not only this is served whit foods but also it can be served as a mid day meal whit chips and other appetizers.

Soup Jo or Barley Soup
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This Persian classic healthy appetizer is really suitable to be the starter. It varies in recipes but commonly contains barley, potatoes, milk, chicken .It soft and creamy taste has made it popular.

Mirza ghasemi
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Iranian traditional and delicious food from northern part of Iran, it’s a combination of eggplants, tomatoes, fresh garlic, spice and in some cases eggs.

Saladshirazi
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This Persian salad is a classic one which refers to Shirz city fars province because of the special kind of lemon that is implant there. It’s simply a combination of cucumber and tomatoes red onion and lemon juice as it sauce.

Drinks
Here we want to make you familiar with highly recommended drinks in Iran tour.
Dough
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is an ancient drink popular in Iran and Middle East it’s based on yogurt sometimes mixed with mint and typically served with lunch or dinner, a smooth and fantastic taste that helps you to sleep well.

Chia seeds or Tokhmeh sharbati
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is a specific type of seeds that can store water inside them. Chia seeds syrup are popular in Iran especially in the summer because it helps to keep body cool moreover it fantastic taste tempts everyone’s appetite.

sekanjehbin syrup
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Its a mixture of fresh mint and sugar plus vinegar made by boiling method and also have medical usage.