The most famous Iranian food

In this article we want to introduce the most famous Iranian food from the view of foreign tourists. These foods known throughout the world as Iranian culinary representatives and we must say that they are fairly good representatives.

Chelow Kebab

The most famous Iranian food

Chelow Kebab is undoubtedly the most famous Iranian food. And many people know Iranian cuisine with Chelow kebab. Kinds of kebab and especially koobideh-kebab, among Iranians and tourists are very popular. Chelow with koobideh-kebab is commonly serve with tomatoes and grilled peppers, saffron rice, yogurt drink and fresh vegetable. Of course, sometimes koobideh-kebab eaten by bread instead of rice

Ghormeh Sabzi

The most famous Iranian food

If you ask many Iranians, what is your most popular food, it probably says that it is a Ghormeh Sabzi.Ghormeh Sabzi make with lots of Scented Vegetables, onions, dried lemon, red beans (in some parts of Iran, white beans), and sheep’s meat, calves ‘s meat. Ghormeh Sabzi serve with rice or saffron rice

Dizi

The most famous Iranian food

Dizi, also called the abgoosht, is one of the most traditional Iranian cuisines. It is usually made with lamb, chickpeas, white beans, onion, potatoes. The ingredients must combine together and cooked. The solids often mash which called Gusht Koobideh. . This meal serve with yogurt drink and fresh vegetable.

Zereshk Polo

The most famous Iranian food

One of the best persian cuisine which also serve in the ceremonies is Zereshk Polo. Zereshk Polo prepare with the combination of barberry, saffron and white rice . Zereshk Polo with Chicken is one of the most delicious Iranian cuisines, and has become famous in the world.

Baghali Polo

The most famous Iranian food

Baghali Polo is one of the most luxe and delicious Iranian cuisines .It is make with muscle. Many Iranians and of course foreigners love it. For the preparation of Baghali Polo, blend white rice with broad beans and saffron. And in the end, they put the sheep’s muscles or chicken alongside the plate and serve.

Loobia Polo

The most famous Iranian food

Loobia Polo are usually eaten with a Scorched rice (Tah dig), salad shirazi, vegetable and yogurt. To make Loobia Polo, combine green chopped beans with meat, onions, tomato paste and various spices then braise

Gheymeh

The most famous Iranian food

Another popular Iranian cuisine is Gheymeh stew. The stew garnish with fried potatoes and is usually serve with rice. Gheymeh is made with tiny diced meat and split, onion, tomato paste and dried lemon. Finally, add fried potatoes or fried eggplants to the stew.

Ash Reshte

The most famous Iranian food

There are many type of Ash (thick soup) in Iran, and each region has its own ash. In the meanwhile, Ash reshteh is more famous than others. Ash Reshte is one of the most popular Iranian cuisines and it’s like a kind of Vegetable and Noodle Soup.

The ingredients used are herbs such as parsley, spinach, dill, spring onion and sometimes coriander, chick peas, black eye beans, lentils, reshteh (thin noodles), kashk (a whey-like, fermented dairy product). finally, it is garnished with fried onions, dried mint, garlic

Best Iranian Desserts

‌Iranian cuisines are famous to being delicious.Sweets such as zoolbia bamieh or shole zard are among the best Persian desserts. In the list below, see 6 of the best Iranian Desserts that are very popular with foreign tourists.

Zoolbia bamieh

Best Iranian Desserts

Zoolbia bamieh are kind of Persian sweetie. it is like doughnuts, a piece of deep fried dough which is then soaked in a Sweet syrup. This dessert is usually made up of ingredients such as flour, yogurt, oil, baking soda and saffron.

Ranginak

Best Iranian Desserts

This is one of the best Iranian desserts in the southern part of the country, which is make with date palm. Ranginak ‘s ingredients are: dates, walnut halves, flour, butter, sugar, cinnamon and cardamom.

Faloodeh Shirazi

Best Iranian Desserts

Interestingly, foreign tourists initially think that Faloodeh is a kind of noodle. But it  is a traditional Iranian cold dessert similar to a sherbet. This dessert is most popular in the summer It can be eaten with a little fresh lemon and was released from heat. Faloodeh is originally from Shiraz and is known as Faloodeh Shirazi . It is sold in ice cream shops and coffee shops.

Traditional ice cream

Best Iranian Desserts

Traditional ice cream is one of the most famous desserts that foreigners loves it too much. This Iranian ice cream made from milk, eggs, sugar, rose water, saffron, vanilla, and pistachios. Persian Ice Cream is known in iran as Bastani Sonnati

shole Zard

Best Iranian Desserts

shole Zard is one of the most delicious Iranian traditional desserts. And makes ready by the mix of rice, water, saffron, rose water, sugar, and so on. It is traditionally served on the time of festivals such as moharram, as well as Ramazan. This dessert is similar to yellow pudding

cookie

Surely one of the best desserts in Iran is cookie. These sweets that have different compositions like cinnamon, sugar, walnut, etc. are found in almost every region of Iran. But they have different baking options. For example, in Kerman there is a cookie called Kolompeh, which contains dates and other materials. Or one of the other famous cookies, is Fouman’s cookie.

The most popular local cuisine of Iran

The country of Iran is very diverse in terms of culture and you will encounter culture, cooking, food and special customs on every corner of this country. This diversity encourages tourists to visit Iran. Also, Iran is a good destination for food tourism and for anyone who wants to try new and delicious food. We are going to introduce some of the most famous local cuisine in Iran, which has become popular among tourists.

Guilan Province, Mirza-Ghasemi

One of the most popular local cuisines in Iran is Mirza-ghasemi. only the smell of the grilled eggplant is sufficient to tempts you to try it. This is a vegetarian food and it is prepared by using grilled eggplant, tomato, lots of fresh garlic, salt and pepper.
Just like most foods in Guilan, at the end, egg poured over the Mirza-ghasemi, or fried eggs separately placed next to the food. Mirza-ghasemi  is one of the most delicious Iranian cuisine, which served as an appetizer or with rice as a main dish.

The most popular local cuisine of Iran

Shiraz, kalam polow

The most popular local cuisine of Iran, which has gained popularity among foreign tourists, is kalam polow. This food belongs to Shiraz and surrounding areas. Due to the tourist attraction of Shiraz, many foreign tourists try this delicious meal. To prepare kalam polow, chopped cabbage combines by all kinds of scented greens such as dill, tarragon, parsley and … with rice. And at last it serve with tiny Persian meatballs.

The most popular local cuisine of Iran

Isfahan, Beryani

Isfahan due to its many tourist attractions is so popular for tourists. And many tourists who travel to Iran are Eager to go to Isfahan. For this reason, it is not surprising that in the list of the most popular local cuisines in Iran is name of an Isfahan’s food. Biryani is one of the traditional foods of Isfahan and Isfahan’s people, loves it. Beryani comes from a combination of lamb, white liver and various spices. And often served with fresh sangak bread and local and cool yogurt drink.

The most popular local cuisine of Iran

Mashhad, Shishlik

Meat and varieties of kebab have a special place in Iranian culture and cuisine and one of the most popular types of kebabs is the same shishlik. Mashhad attracts many foreign tourists because of its religious significance. And among all Mashhad dishes, Shishlik has become very popular. Shishlik is made of barbecued pieces of lamb and Served with bread or rice.

In this article we review Top Places to See in Kashan .Kashan is a city full of historical sights and which makes a different Trip’s memory for you.

This city is one of the oldest cities in the Iranian plateau with many precious landmarks. Golab Giri is the most important Kashan festival which is related to rose and water rose.

Top Places to See in Kashan:

Fin garden

 Fin garden

Fin garden is One of the most famous and popular Places to See in kashan. Because Its name recorded on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Many important things have happened throughout the history of this garden. The murder of Amir Kabir (chief minister to Naser al-Din Shah Qajar) in Hamam-e Fin (Bath of Fin) is one of the most important of them.

Historic Houses

Historic Houses

In Kashan, you can see old buildings and houses with a beautiful and amazing architecture. These houses have become the most engrossing parts of this beautiful and historical city. The most famous of them is Tabatabaei house, which is known as bride of Iranian houses. After that, the Abbasid house, which is considered as masterpiece in architecture. Borujerdi house is also another historical houses in this city that has its own beauty.

Agha Bozorg mosque

Agha Bozorg mosque

Agha Bozorg is a collection of mosques and schools that are one of the most beautiful buildings  during Qajar dynasty in Iran. The structure and decoration of this mosque is very Spectacular and it is stunningly beautiful.

Tepe Sialk (Sialk Hills)

Tepe Sialk (Sialk Hills)

Sialk dates back to 7500 years ago. And it’s the remnants of civilization that existed in Kashan during the ancient times.

Kashan Traditional bazaar

Kashan Traditional bazaar

Another valuable historical heritage in Kashan is the traditional bazaar of this city. This bazaar was built during Safavid dynasty.

Niasar Fire Temple

Niasar Fire Temple

Zoroastrian fire temple (ateshkadeh) that have been built by Ardashir I. Fire temple of Niasar, also called Chahar Tagh (four arches) and located 28 kilometers west of Kashan.

 

 

Iranian food You Must Try

Some foods in a country are considered as an unique attraction of that region. Tasting these foods for tourists is a novelty with an interesting and new flavor. So this taste, along with other landmarks of that area, makes the journey more memorable and more marvelous for them. Iran also have these special foods.

Iranian Food

Come along with us to review some of these foods:

Iranian Kebab

1- Chelow with Kinds of Kebab (lamb, chicken, liver and minced meat)
Kebab is more diverse than you think. The first type is Kebab koubideh. Minced meat and chopped onion, salt and pepper. It looks simple, but taste is awesome.
Kabab Barg is another kind of kebab that is made from lamb or calves, which added to saffron and butter and lemon juice for making meat more delicious. The grilled chicken, called Joojeh Kabab, is another type of kebabs too.
If you are lucky, you can also eat liver. Grilled lambs liver which served with fresh basil and lemon. All these kind of Kebab serve with Iranian rice or bread

iranian kebab

Chelow kebab

Ghormeh Sabzi in Iran

2- Ghormeh Sabzi Stew- (A mix of red beans, small pieces of meat and special vegetable) with Cooked Rice.
3- Zereshk polow- (Barberry Rice with chicken) the traditional rice dish, which is covered with barberry.

Zereshk polo in iran

Zereshk polow- Barberry Rice

4- Fessenjan-A Traditional food and is common among the Iranian people. Walnuts, chicken, and pomegranate Sauce are the main ingredients of the Fessenjan
5- Tah dig -(crispy fried rice). Tah dig is Iranian food soul. That is a golden rice layer that the taste is similar to popcorn and potato chips. Usually there is no in the restaurant menu, and it should be requested separately.

Tahdig in Iran

Tah dig

Taste Baghali Polo in Iran

6- Baghali polow- Broad Bean and Cooked Rice with Meat. Green and yellow Broad Bean among Iranian rice with Scented vegetables and Saffron which is cooked with butter or oil. This meal served with tasty boiled meat. it is an unique Iran cuisine.

Baghali polo

Baghali polow