Nowruz, the Persian New Year, kicked off last week, and we want to honor the big celebration the best way we know how — with food. Here, get the scoop on dishes that are popular both in Iran and here in the US, because you might be familiar with kebabs, but have you ever heard of fesenjoon or baghali polo? We have a feeling once you click through, you'll want to make the flavor-packed meals in your own kitchen — because if there's one word that does not describe Persian food, it's boring.
Even if "kuku kadoo" — the traditional name for this dish — doesn't ring a bell, surely we're all familiar with the concept of a fabulously fast and easy frittata. In this Persian version, eggs combine with sauteed zucchini, onions, garlic, and ginger for a casserole that's simple to bake but exotic to taste.
Most of the spices are probably already in your pantry, and since this dish serves six to eight, you'll probably have enough leftovers to enjoy the frittata for dinner again this week. Serve aside rice and create a hearty meal, or two, when you read more
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