About Shirazi Polo

Shirazi Polo is one of the delicious and famous foods of Fars province and as its name suggests, it is specific to the city of Shiraz and this traditional food has many fans.

Shirazi Polo in Shiraz
Shirazi Polo in Shiraz

Shiraz is the third most popular tourist destination during Nowruz. This city is very spectacular in spring and that is why many people try to spend their Nowruz holidays in this city.

Local food and delicacies of Shiraz are an integral part of traveling to this city and have many fans throughout Iran. Shirazi Polo and Shirazi faloodeh are among the foods that few people have not tasted before. There are few people who are not satisfied with the unique taste of Shirazi Polo. This delicious dish is prepared from rice, chicken, eggplant, brewed saffron, yogurt, barberry and salt and pepper.

Shiraz Polo
Shiraz Polo

Recepie for preparation

Soak the rice with some salt and water for an hour.
Then pour it in boiling water, drain and mix with yogurt and saffron.
Put the chicken breast with onion and some salt, pepper, turmeric and water on the heat until the chicken is cooked, then take it out of the water and shave it.
Now add the eggs to the rice mixed with yogurt, saffron and sugar.
Grease the bottom of the Pyrex dish, pour half of the rice in it and put the shaved chicken, barberry and chopped and fried eggplants on it and sprinkle with pistachio slices.
Then pour the rest of the rice on it and press with the back of a spoon.
Now put it in the pan and put it in the oven that has been preheated to 200 ° C for one hour, until the rice is steamed and the bottom of the pan is golden.

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Shirazi Polo (Shiraz food)
Shirazi Polo (Shiraz food)