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Khoresht Gheymeh, split yellow peas Calories and Nutrition Values

Khoresht Gheymeh (Split yellow peas stew) a delicious stew with lots of protein. Yellow split peas are great source of protein and fiber. 4 ounces (115 grams) of khoresht gheymeh has 225 calories. Khoresht gheymeh is low in sodium and sugar but high in dietary fiber and selenium.

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Khoresht Gol Kalam(Cauliflower)

"Khoresht Gol Kalam" 1 Medium Cauliflower 1/2 lb (226g) Stew Beef 1 Small Onion Turmeric, Salt, Ground Chili Pepper Persian spice mix (Advieh) Advieh, stew seasoning, advieh khoresht 1 Lime 4 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste PREPARATIONS: 1- Dice the onion. 2- Chop stew beef in small pieces. 3- Boil 4-5 Cups Water. DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry the onions in a small pot with 2 tbsp vegetable oil until translucent . 2- Add the Chopped Stew beef to the pot, stir and continue frying until the beef becomes brown. 3- Add Turmeric and salt stir and continue frying for 2 more minutes. 4- Pour in enough boiling water to the pot to cover the mixture by 2 inches (Approx. 1.5 cup Boiling water). 5- Cover the pot with the lid and simmer it for 75 minutes. 6- Meanwhile, fry the cauliflowers with 2 tbsp Vegetable oil in a pot. 7- Add 2 tbsp fresh lime juice to the pot. 8- Add ground chili pepper and salt to the pot. 9- Add 1 tbsp tomato paste to the pot and mix well. 10- Add the beef mixture to the cauliflower's pot, mix thoroughly and add boiling water until it covers the mixture. 11- Cover the pot with the lid and continue cooking for 15 minutes at low heat.

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Estamboli Polo (String Beans With Rice)

(Loubia Polo)

  • 2 Cups Rice
  • 1 Lb (453g) String or Green Beans
  • 1 Lb (453g) Ground Beef
  • 4 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Small Onion
  • Salt, Turmeric, Ground Chili Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Medium Potato

1- Soak the rice with 1 Tsp salt for 1 hour.
2- Slice the string beans.
3- Dice the onion.
4- Slice the potato.
5- Boil 4 to 5 cups water.


1- Put the string beans in a pot and add boiling water to it until it covers them all, cover the lid and simmer for 10 min until the beans are tender.
2- Heat the vegetable oil in a pot, add the diced onions until translucent.
3- Add the ground beef to the onion pot, stir and let fry until the beef becomes brown. Add salt, turmeric and ground chili pepper, add tomato paste, mix thoroughly.
4- Drain the string beans and add it up to the beef pot. Mix well and leave it over low heat for few minutes (while preparing the next steps).
5- Simmer the rice until tender, Drain the rice in a colander.
6- In a large pot, pour 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, lay the sliced potatoes across the pot. Now add the rice and the beef mixture into this pot in layers. Stir the top two layers (last layer of rice and the beef mixture).
7- Add 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, cover the pot with a large napkin and the lid.
8- Cook for 30 minutes over low heat.

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