Thursday, May 17, 2007

Kookoo Sabzi&Kookoo Sibzamini: (persian food)

Kookoo sabzi Ingredients:
Eggs 8-12
1 tsp white flour

1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup (2 Oz.) cooking oil or butter
Finely chopped fresh chives/scallion stems, fresh parsley, fresh coriander, dill weed, fenugreek 1kg or 1kg ready dried vegetable
2 tbsp barberries
Finely chopped walnuts 2tbsp

Soak the currants in cold water for 15 minutes before cooking. Drain before adding them in.
If using dried vegetable, soak it in hot water f
or 1hour. Then sieve it and use it same as fresh.
In a bowl add the eggs, all other ingredients, with the exception of fresh and dried vegetables. Beat it with a fork until the ingredients have been mixed well.
Add the vegetables, and stir the mixture until the vegetables have blended in (do not beat it any longer due to the delicate nature of fresh vegetables).
Put the oven setting to bake at 250 degree
s (F). Pour the cooking oil in an non steak pan. Pour the vegetable mixture in the dish. Bake at this setting for about 40-45 minutes. You may cover the dish with aluminium foil at the beginning to prevent over-drying of the top crust. Remove the foil half way during the baking process.
Also you can fry it on the cooker.
Cut in square pieces before serving.

Kookoo ye sibzamini: Ingredients:
Potatoes 1kg
Eggs 4-5
Cooking oil
Baking powder 1tsp
Turmeric 1tbsp
Salt and black pepper

Cook potatoes, then drain, peel and grate it. Let cool completely. Beat eggs well until become foamy then add salt, pepper, baking powder and potatoes and mix well.Heat oil in a non stick pan until it is hot, pours in the mix, and flattens the surface with the back of a spoon and place the lid on. Reduce heat and fry for 10min, until KOOKOO is cooked under. Cut radically into 4 equal pieces, turn over, and fry for another 10min.

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