Fesenjan

Fesenjan is an original Iranian Khoresht (Stew). It is served as a main dish. In olden days it was especially served on Yalda night, a tradition to celebrate the longest and darkest night of the year. Each region makes it slightly differently. Like as in north of Iran it is made with a sourer flavor.

How is it served?

Fesenjan is served with Persian steamed white rice and sometimes with different special kinds of Persian bread.

Food Type

Non-vegetarian

Main Spice

Sweet and sometimes tart with sour flavor

Food Texture

Soupy and thick

Serving Temperature

Warm

Ingredients

  • Walnuts
  • Pomegranate Molasses
  • Sugar
  • Chicken Breast (optional)
  • Salt and Ground Black Pepper

Best Places to Eat

  • Naqsh-e Jahan Traditional Restaurant
  • Malek Soltan Jarchi Bashi Restaurant
  • Bastani Restaurant
  • Shahrzad Restaurant

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