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.
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.
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.
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.