All about Iranian food
If you are a food lover, actually it's impossible if you haven't heard about Qormeh Sabzi or Iranian Kebab or other delicious Iranian food. The truth is Iranian food is famous between the travelers who visit Iran and sometimes it is the reason that many tourists travel to Iran.
Yes, it's true, The reputation of Iranian food is so epic that made many people and food lovers from around the world come and visit Iran cities to only trying Iranian food. In this article, we listed the most famous and tastiest Iranian food but besides that, we should mention something else.
But let me tell you something first. you may think all the Iranian food includes meat, especially red meat. but we should say that there is a lot of Iranian food that is suitable for vegetarians. we also have an article that listed the top vegetarian food and also restaurants that their menu designed especially for them. you can read it by clicking here.
There is a great variety of Iranian food that each city and region has its local Iranian food that you can also find the most popular one between them in each region of Iran in our Iran travel blog. you only need to click here.
When you travel Iran, you'll find a wide range of delicious foods, among names of kebab, many delicious cuisines from different parts of Iran, such as caviar, pickling, northern smoked fish, samosa, falafel, shrimp, pottages, saffron ice cream, and rose water will wink at you.
Just look at the map of Iran and the vast geography of this country and you will find out where the origin of this unique diversity is! several different climates' effects on the variety of Iranian cuisine.
Now we are going to introduce you, the top 10 Iranian food:
1.Kebab: the most famous Iranian dish
Kebab is a piece of lamb or chicken stuffed on charcoal and placed on a rice dish. This food is one of the most important Iranian meals. Next to that is grilled tomatoes, yogurt, green vegetables, and crispy pickles.
A Cholo Kababi restaurant is found on all the streets of Iran. If you like to eat in a luxury restaurant, Shandiz Restaurant in Tehran is a good place for you. Jooje Kebab is also a favorite Iranian cuisine from chicken.
2.Fesenjoon: a different taste
Fesenjan or Fesenjoon is a symbolic and integral part of Iranian cuisine in weddings and parties, which is an excellent blend of pomegranate and chicken or duck paste. that is why we put it in our top 10 Iranian food list.
Sometimes they use saffron and cinnamon to taste it and sometimes add a little sugar to balance the taste.
3.Qeymeh: a delicious combination
Qeymeh is one of the noble Iranian food that no one can take an Iran tour and not eat this tasty stew with rice in restaurants. This food is cooked with meat, split peas and potatoes.
Also, you can add eggplants and tomatoes in it. that’s called Khoresht Bademjoon (Bademjoon Stew) and is one of the most popular Iranian cuisines and is consumed with rice.
4.Qorme Sabzi: the unique Iranian food
Qorme Sabzi is one of the most delicious and most popular Iranian cuisine in our top 10 Iranian food list, which is impossible to find someone who does not like it. This is a mixture of fresh vegetables, such as parsley and coriander, cooked with red beans and lamb.
One of the unique flavors of Qorme Sabzi is the Fenugreek vegetable, which is a new and unfamiliar taste for many European tourists.
5.Baqali polo: you only can eat it in Iran!
If in Iran they put a dish of baghali polo in front of you, its green color from vegetables and beagles will show off before anything else.
Often, this food is served with tender or boneless lamb meat. and is accompanied by a fragrant saffron flavor.
6.Zereshk Polo: a combination of sweet and savory taste
Zhereshk polo, this ancient and popular dish is a member of the top 10 Iranian food list, is full of red barberry that dried before cooking with Rice and butter, which helps to barberry savor and tasty chicken.
7.Ash Reshte: a food you'll never forget
Ash is a kind of soup with a dense texture of noodles, a delicious blend of beans and legumes and aromatic and leafy vegetables such as spinach and beet leaves. Before serving, they decorate it with fried onion, fried mint, and curds.
It is interesting to know that noodles used in Ash have gone a long way from eastern Asia and reached Iran, which in Iranian culture is a symbol of different ways of life.
8.Dizi: a must-try Iranian food
Dizi or Abgoosht is made with veal, chickpeas, and potatoes, and all the ingredients are put up in a clay sack for several hours and its meat is cooked that much you can squeeze it with a fork.
As a travel guide, All traditional restaurants serve Dizi for lunch or dinner. You should split the bread into small pieces and dip it in the meat water bowl eat it. That’s what we call "TILIT KARDAN". Then you mix all beans and meat and potato and eat it with bread.
9.Tah Chin: a different taste of saffron
prepare this delicious food, rice is first mixed with yogurt, egg yolk, and saffron, and layers of chicken or spicy meat are placed in its cooked till it becomes golden.
Moslem restaurant in Tehran. It is in the grand bazaar of Tehran near Golestan palace.
10.Morassa Polo: all material in one food!
The Food in our top 10 Iranian foods, is used for special occasions. Moraasa Polo is a kind of rice, in which the nuts and fruits are shining like jewelry on it.
This Sweet and tasty food is used to cook it from a variety of Iranian beverages and fruits such as pistachios, almonds, sweet orange peel, barberry, carrot, and saffron.