Khoresh Saak – Caspian Sea tangy lemony herb sauce with carrots and fried eggs

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This is a perfect example of a simple and humble Caspian Sea dish in which large amounts of parsley, cilantro, mint, spinach and green onions are finely chopped and cooked down while brilliant and colorful slices of carrot gently soften in this tangy herb sauce. This dish is typically served with fried eggs or pieces of white fish on top and steamed basmati rice.

Homage!

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Khoresh Baghaleh Ghatogh – Butterbeans and seasoned poached eggs with dill and turmeric

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This simple peasant food brings back such fond memories of childhood and time spent visiting family near the Caspian Sea. 

It isn’t so ironic that these days every time I visit my mom, this is the first meal she makes for me!

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