Ash Ghooreh (Sour Grape Soup)
12 oz (340g) Sour Grapes (Frozen or fresh) 1/2 Lb (227g) Ground Beef 2.5 oz (70g) 1/4 Cup Yellow Split Peas 3.5 oz (100g) Rice 3 oz (85g) Bulgur 2 oz (57g) 1 Bunch Green Onions 2 oz (57g) 1 Bunch Dill 2 oz (57g) 1 Bunch Basil 1 oz (28g) 1/2 Bunch Tarragon 1 Onion 4 Tbsp Vegetable Oil Curry Powder (Persian Mix) Advieh Turmeric, Salt, Dried Savory, Black Pepper Powder Preparations: 1- Dice the onion. 2- Slice the green onions. 3- Mince the fresh dill, basil (leaves only), and tarragon (Leaves only) Directions: 1- Transfer the yellow split peas to a small pot. 2- Add enough water to cover the peas. Cover the pot, simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat. 3- Fry the onions with vegetable oil until golden. 4- Garnish with turmeric, curry powder. Stir int the minced herbs (green onions, dill, basil, tarragon, green onions). 5- Continue frying for couple of more minutes or until the vegetable start darkening. 6- Add water, cover the pot and boil for 15 minutes over medium-low heat. 7- Stir in the rice, bulgur, and cooked yellow peas (use a strainer to drain the yellow split peas before adding to the pot). 8- Add as much as salt you prefer, cover the pot and continue simmering for 5 to 10 minutes. 9- Meanwhile in a large bowl, Grate an onion (drain the excessive juice). 10- Add the ground beef and garnish with dried savory, curry powder, turmeric, and black pepper powder. 11- Stir until all the ingredients are well mixed. 12- Make meatball of preferred sized. 13- Fry the meatballs with vegetable oil. 14- Add the meatball to the main pot. 15- Stir in the sour grapes. 16- Add more water to cover all the ingredients. 17- Cover the pot (leave a crack open). Over medium-low heat, simmer for 5 minutes or more if needed.
Ash Ghooreh (Sour Grape Soup) CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Ash Ghooreh or Sour grape soup is an Iranian traditional ash. Ancient Persians put grapes in a good use and to the fullest. From grape leaves to sour grape (unripe grape) to raisins, Iranian used up this super fruit in their daily dishes. Ash Ghooreh contains high amounts of vitamin B6 to vitamin B12. It is also high in manganese and very high in Iron. One serving (3.5 oz / 100g) of ash ghooreh has 196 calories (59 calories from fat), 6.5g total fat (1.5g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 502mg potassium, 25.9g total carbohydrates (4.4g dietary fiber, 5.7g sugars) and 10.8g protein.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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