Ghormeh Sabzi

Ghormeh Sabzi, the national dish of Iran, is a stew prepared with fresh herbs. Ghormeh means “fried”, while Sabzi is the Farsi word for herbs. From hundred years ago till this day it is cooked in almost the same way.

How is it served?

Ghormeh Sabzi like any other Khoresht (stew) is served with Persian steamed white rice (Kateh or Chelow). Sometimes lemon juice is added for flavoring.

Food Type


Main Spice


Food Texture

Soupy and Thick

Serving Temperature



  • Herbs like Parsley, Cilantro, Chives and Fenugreek
  • Kidney Beans
  • Limoo Amani (Persian Dried Lime)
  • Lamb or Beef Stew Meat
  • Salt and Persian Spices

Best Places to Eat

  • Hermes Restaurant (Branch#1)
  • Shahrzad Restaurant
  • Khangostar Restaurant (Branch#1)
  • Nikan Restaurant
  • Espadana Restaurant
  • Naghsh e Jahan Restaurant

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