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Gheimeh (Lentil) Stew

Khoresht-eh Gheimeh is a stew made of cubed beef or lamb, tomatoes, yellow split peas, onions and limoamanni (dried limes). It is traditionally garnished with thin crispy potato strings and served over basmati rice.

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Fesenjoon (Walnut and Pomegranate) Stew

Khoreshteh Fesenjoon is one of the most popular and hearty of all Persian stews.  It is made with ground walnuts, pomegranate molasses and chicken – an unusual but delicious combination that blends tart and sweet flavors for an exotic treat.  Best served with saffron basmati rice topped or on top of tadeegh (crispy rice).  A family favorite!

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