The month of Ramadan is the month in which the Quran was sent down,
a guidance for the people, and clear verses of guidance and criterion.
[Quran: Chapter 2:183]


Sunday, September 6, 2009

Iftar Recipe | Ramadan Dessert from Iran

Today we feature an iftar recipe from Iran. It is a popular Persian dessert in Iran during Ramadan. The Zolbia Bamieh is one of the favorite deserts in Iran. It is made of starch, yogurt, flour, saffron, oil, and rose water.

Iftar Recipe
Zolbia Bamieh from Iran

(4 servings)

starch, 500 grams
yogurt (non-skim), 150 grams
sugar, 200 grams
cooking oil
rose-water, 2-3 spoons


1) Mix starch, 1-2 spoons of sugar, and water, then add yogurt and mix well until the
mixture is even and smooth.

2) Heat oil in a pan until hot.

3) Pour the mix through a funnel into the pan creating round lattice shapes about 5-6 cm in diameter. Turn heat down and fry fully on one side, then on the other.

4) Mix well sugar, rose-water, and a glass of water.

5) Heat until water comes to a boil, and the syrup thickens. Remove from heat.

6) Soak zolbia in the syrup for about 5 minutes, then serve.

Try this Iftar Recipe Today!

Labels: ,


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home