With my two previous articles, I took you to the table of a dear Persian lady I met in Lima, who taught us to make Ta-chin and Masto Jiar, Salad olivieh and Baqali Polo. Today I will add one more savoury recipe, Kuku Sabzi, and end the meal with Baklava, the very typical Middle East delicious biscuits.

 

Kuku Sabzi (vegetable omelette)

 

Ingredients:
-5 eggs
-1 tea spoon of yeast
-1 spoon of white flour
-salt and pepper to taste
-3 cups of vegetables: parsley, coriander, chives, fennel and lettuce finely crushed.
-1/2 cup of chopped nuts
-butter and oil

Preparation:
Prepare a good quantity of a mixture of parsley, coriander, chives, fennel and lettuce finely chopped:


Thoroughly beat the eggs with the chopped nuts, yeast, flour, salt and pepper:

 


Cover and cook for a long time on very low heat, stirring from time to time.

 

Baklava

Ingredients:
-500 gr. of puff pastry
-150 gr. pistachios
-150 gr. nuts or almonds
-100 gr. of sugar
-200 gr. of butter
-1 small tea spoon of smashed cardamom

For the syrup:
-200 gr. of sugar
-3/4 cup of water
-4 tea spoon of rose water

Preparation:
In a bowl mix the almonds, nuts and pistachios all chopped, then sugar and cardamon:

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Melt the butter and grease the baking pan:

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Roll out the puff pastry (the ready-made ones are fine) and wipe melted butter on it:

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Pour on the roll the mixture of chopped almonds, nuts and pistachios until it is completely covered:

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Cover it with another layer of puff pastry:

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Cut into lozenges:

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baklava
Sprinkle with melted butter, add a pistachio on each lozenge and cook at low heat for about 20 minutes:

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baklava

When the baklava is ready remove it from the oven and pour the previously prepared syrup:

 

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