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Toot Candy

Toot Candy

1/4 Cup Almond Flour 1 Cup Powdered Sugar (Confectioner's sugar) 1 Tbsp Sugar 1 Tsp Rose Water 20g Pistachios Food Coloring PREPARATIONS: 1- Slice pistachios lengthwise. DIRECTIONS: 1- Combine almond flour and powdered sugar in a small bowl. 2- Add Rose water and stir until well mixed. 3- Continue mixing until the batter becomes evenly soft. 4- Add a drop or two of food coloring of your choice. Mix thoroughly. 5- Take a small portion (1 tbsp) of the batter and shape it as mulberry. 6- Roll the candy in sugar to cover the whole surface. 7- Press a sliced pistachio into the end of the candy to resemble a stem.

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Toot Candy Calories & Nutrition Values

Toot Candy Calories & Nutrition Values

Toot candy is a Persian traditional candy usually made around the New Year or any special celebration. Toot Candy is sweet and delicious, but don't take to much of it since it is high in sugar. Depending on the size of the candy, each candy may weigh 20 grams which may have 10 grams of sugar. One serving of Toot candy (100g / 3.5 oz) has 364 calories (66 calories from fat), 7.4g total fat (0.8g Saturated Fat), 2mg sodium, 122mg potassium and 74.5g total carbohydrates (1.6g dietary fiber). Toot Candy has no cholesterol. The reason it's called Toot candy is that it shapes like mulberry which translate to Toot in Farsi.

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Ghormeh Sabzi

  • 15 oz (425g) Kidney Beans
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Dried Limes (Limo Amani)
  • 1 lb (453g) Stew Beef
  • 1 Bunch Leek Chives, Fenugreek Leaves, Parsley
  • Salt, Ground Chili Pepper
  • Persian spice mix (Advieh)
    Advieh, stew seasoning, advieh khoresht
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste

1- Dice the onion.
2- Dice the garlic cloves.
3- Soak the dried limes for 15 minutes.
4- Chop the beef.
5- Mince the herbs (leek chives, fenugreek leaves and parsley).
6- Boil 5 Cups of Water.


1- Fry the diced onions and garlics in small pot with 2 tbsp vegetable oil until translucent and golden.
2- Add the chopped beef to the pot, stir and fry along until brown.
3- Add boiling water to the pot until it covers the mixture.
4- Cover the pot with the lid and let it simmer for 60 to 90 minutes.
5- Fry the herbs in pot with 2 tbsp vegetable oil.
6- Add the fried herbs to the beef mixture pot.
7- Add the kidney beans to the pot.
8- Make few holes into the soaked limes and add them to the pot and stir.
9- Now add ground chili pepper, salt, Persian spice mix (Advieh) as preferred.
10- Add 1 tsp tomato paste to the pot and mix thoroughly until well mixed.
11- Cover the pot with the lid and cook for 30 minutes.

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