Food Recipes


Baba Ganoush

2 Large Eggplants 4 Garlic Cloves 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 2 Tbsp Tahini (Sesame) 1 Lemon Salt PREPARATIONS: 1- Grill the eggplants. 2- Peel the eggplants skin. DIRECTIONS: 1- Grind garlic cloves with a mixer/blender. 2- Mix the garlics with the grilled eggplants, salt, olive oil, tahini. 3- Squeeze a fresh lemon into the mixture. 4- Mix until well blended. Dust with paprika and sprinkle minced mint on top when serving

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Baba Ganoush Calories & Nutrition Values

Baba Ganoush is easy to make, relatively. While it's convenient to make, it's very nutritious. Baba Ganoush contains very high amounts of dietary fiber. Dietary fiber can normalize the bowl movements and it's very helpful in lowering cholesterol and a good weight lose formula. Baba Ganoush has no cholesterol either. An average person needs 30 to 40 grams of dietary fiber a day and 100 grams of baba ganoush takes care of 10 to 20% of that need. Baba Ganoush is high in iron, manganese, potassium. It is very high in vitamin B6 and vitamin C. 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of baba ganoush has 59 calories and 35 calories from fat.

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Khoresht Gheymeh (Split Yellow Peas)

(Stew Recipe)

  • 1 Cup Split Yellow Peas
  • 2 dried limes
  • 1 Lb (453g) Ground Beef
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp Rose Water
  • 2 Onions
  • Salt, Turmeric, Ground Chili Pepper
  • Persian spice mix (Advieh)
    Advieh, stew seasoning, advieh khoresht
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Small Potato
  • 1/4 Zafran (saffron)

1- Grate the Onion.
2- Soak Zafran (Saffron) In boiling water for 30 minutes.
3- Soak the dried limes in boiling water for 20 minutes.
4- Dice an Onion.
5- Slice the potato.


1- Fry the split yellow peas in vegetable oil in a pot, stir well and let it fry for few minutes.
2- Pour boiling water into the pot until it covers the split yellow peas, then cover the pot with the lid and let it simmer for 10 minutes over medium heat.
3- Pour the grated onions in a large bowl and add the ground beef to it, then add some salt, black pepper and Persian Spice mix (advieh) (as you prefer), and mix the mixture thoroughly.
4- Shape the ground beef mixture into small meatballs.
5- In a small pot, dip fry the diced onions in vegetable oil until translucent, then add turmeric, ground chili pepper, Persian Spice mix (advieh) and Tomato paste to it and stir.
6- Add the meatballs to the fried onion's pot to fry along.
7- Add the Split yellow peas to the pot, stir and pour boiling water until it covers the mixture.
8- Add the Cinnamon to the mixture.
9- Make holes in the dried limes and add it to the pot.
10- Add the Zafran (saffron) and the rose water to the pot, stir and cover the pot with the lid and continue simmering for 15 minutes.
11- Add the fried potato (Chips) when serve in plate.

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