Persian recipes (27)

    We've loads of delicious and authentic Iranian recipes from home cooks like you. Enjoy Persian favourites like chicken pomegranate stew, shish kebab and more. Be sure to check out our other cuisine collections for more inspiration.

    Top Persian recipes

     
    6 reviews
     
    1hr35min

    Chunks of lean lamb are gently simmered with dates in a richly spiced gravy, then piled atop couscous and pistachio nuts, and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds. Serve this exotic dish for a special family meal or a make-ahead dish for entertaining, accompanied by some Arabic flat bread and a simple leafy green salad.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

     
    7 reviews
     
    25min

    Saffron is expensive, but it adds a wonderful luxurious flavour to rice. Serve with Indian and Persian dishes.

    Recipe by: Nithiya

     
    45 reviews
     
    1hr15min

    Lavash is an unleavened flat bread popular in Armenia, Iran and Turkey. It is traditionally cooked in a tandoor, but you can use your oven! Great alternative to wraps and naan.

    Recipe by: SALLYCOOKS

     
    3 reviews
     
    1hr40min

    This is an Iranian (Persian) dish and i found the recipe in an old cookbook. It says there are Vegetarian versions so if anyone has one, please let me know!

    Recipe by: martin_pain

     
    32 reviews
     
    25min

    Beef is marinated in a mixture of lime juice and onion, seasoned with salt and pepper and grilled or barbecued. Serve with rice pilaf or pitta bread.

    Recipe by: MANOUCHEHR DELSHAKIB

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