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Friday, April 16, 2010

Iranian Recipes Kookoo-e Sabzi

Kooko-e Sabzi ( sounds very Indian) Herb Flan
500gms mixture of fresh herbs(Parsley, Coriander,Chives,Dill)
3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
5 medium sized eggs
50gms chopped walnuts
50 gms barberries( if available,it lends a sharp taste and mostly grown in Iran)
1 tsp tuemeric
3 tbsp milk
4tbsp any oil of youe preference
Salt and pepper to taste

Clean and wash the herbs chop finely and keep aside with chopped garlic. In a mixing bowl, beat eggsand milk together well, then add the turmeric,salt and pepper and mix well.
Add the herbs to this mixture,mix well and add the walnut and barberries.
Heat the oil in a frying panuntil quite hot. Then pour the mixture. Now reduce the flame to the minimum, and leave it to simmer for a good 20 minutes.Turn it over and cook the other side around a further 10 minutes.
When cooked on both sides transfer the flan to a seving dish. Cut it into triangles. Serve it with wedges of lemon and slices tomatoes.
It can be served hot or cold.
As a delicious snack or starter.

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