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Gheymeh Nesar Recipe, The most delicious and colorful food from northwest Iran, Qazvin!

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Gheymeh Nesar is a traditional and aristocratic food of Qazvin. If you were a guest in the city of Qazvin and your host made Gheymeh Nesar for you; Be sure you are very dear to him. This delicious food, contrary to its name, is not made of split peas and is a kind of dish mixed with pieces of meat and various kinds of nuts. This is the reason why some people confuse the recognition Gheymeh Nesar with Morasa polo.

I will tell you how to cook this cuisine in cookery magazine.

Gheymeh Nesar ingredients

Lamb and mutton500 grams
Rice3 cups
an onion1 large piece
Brewed saffron1 tablespoon
tomato paste2 soup spoons
Rose waterĀ½ cup
Sugar1 teaspoon
cardamom powder1 soup spoon
barberry2 tablespoons
Pistachio and almond slices2 tablespoons
Cinnamon and turmericAs needed
Salt and black pepperAs needed
Gheymeh Nesar ingredients

How to cook Gheymeh Nesar

meat for Gheymeh Nesar

First step:

First, we cut the onion into small pieces and fry it with some liquid oil in a suitable pan until the onion becomes light; then, we add some turmeric to the onion and fry it until it becomes uniform with the turmeric.

Then, we chop the meat into mincemeat and add it to the pan containing the onion; Then, fry the meat well until its colour changes, then add the tomato paste and fry a little until the raw taste of the tomato paste is taken.

Second step:

In the following, we add some black pepper, cardamom powder and cinnamon powder and fry a little until the spices are uniform with the other ingredients. Next, we add one and a half glasses of water, close the pan lid, and let the meat cook with gentle heat.

cooking Gheymeh Nesar

Next, we soak the rice, heat a pot of water until it boils, and then add some salt. Next, we pour the soaked rice into boiling water and rinse it when the grains around the rice grains are soft and the kernels and their centres are a little stuck.

Third step:

After putting a suitable pot on low heat, then pour a little oil into the pot for the bottom of the pot as desired using bread or potato rings. Then, pour the drained rice into the bottom of the pot and let the rice brew by putting the lid on the pot. Let the barberry fried slightly with sugar while the rice is being prepared, then set it aside. Soak almond slices in rose water and fry in butter or oil, do the same for the pistachio slices.

Fourth step:

be sure to boil the orange peel several times. If you want to use it until its bitterness is removed, then fry it with saffron and butter and set it aside. The right time for removing the pan from the heat is when the meat completely absorbs the water in the pan. Put the rice in a dish and pour the meat, pistachio slices, almond slices, orange peel slices, and roasted barberry on the rice according to your taste, and now you can serve Gheymeh Nesar.

In the end, it can be concluded that whenever you have an Iranian or Asian guest, one of the original dishes on your colourful tables could be Gheymeh Nesar, especially if you have a guest from Qazvin.

Gheymeh Nesar

And finally, I would like to thank those who took the time to read this article about Gheymeh Nesar. It is hoped that among the delicious foods of different societies, Iranian food is gaining more and more fans every day.

Frequently Asked Question

Is Gheymeh Nesar a fast food?

No, It is considered traditional food, but It’s really easy to cook

How long does it take to cook it?

It only takes 1 hour to cook this perfect dish, especially for formal parties.

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