Persian food, Persian Recipes, Aashpazi
Spinach omelette, nargesi recipe



2 Bunches Spinach 1 Large Egg 1 Small Onion 2 Garlic Cloves Salt, Turmeric, Curry Powder, Black Pepper Powder 2 Tbsp vegetable Oil PREPARATIONS: 1- Dice the onion. 2- Mince the Spinach. DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry the diced onions in a frying pan with 2 tbsp vegetable oil until translucent. 2- Mash 2 garlic cloves into the pan, stir and continue frying. 3- Cook the minced spinach (in a microwave). 4- Allow the spinach to cool down for few minutes. 5- Squeeze the liquid out of the spinach. 6- Add the spinach to the pan, and stir. 7- Add salt, black pepper powder, curry powder and turmeric to the pan and stir thoroughly until well mixed. 8- Crack a large egg into the pan and start stirring immediately. 9- Continue frying for two more minutes.



Nargesi is the Iranian spinach omelette. It is a great meal containing most of the minerals and vitamins that body needs. Nargesi or spinach omelette contains high amounts of vitamin A and vitamin C. There is 110% of vitamin A In 3.5 oz or 100 grams of spinach omelette yet it only has 108 calories. Spinach omelette is also rich in Iron of course and it's also very high in manganese, magnesium and potassium.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108  Calories from fat 78
Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.6g13%
Saturated Fat 1.9g  9%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 658mg27%
Total Carbohydrates 5.4g2%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g  11% Sugars 1.2g
Protein 3.7g

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