Kookoo sabzi or herb omelette recipe

The word kookoo actually applies to a range of eggy dishes, which can be made with ingredients as diverse as aubergine and sugar. This recipe can be prepared in the form of baby patties, or you can make it as one large omelette and cut it into wedges (I nearly always opt for the latter, as I am very cack-handed).

They buy canada goose jacket australia are great as a lunch or light supper option, with some bread and salad, or you can tart them up into a dinner party starter – but in Iran kookoo are most often used as a sandwich best price for canada goose jacket filling together with fresh herbs and spicy pickled cucumbers.

You can replace the coriander, parsley and berlin film festival ends canada goose jacket sponsorship amid fenugreek with bu sees a spike in canada goose jacket thefts a bag of sabzi kookoo dried herb mix, available from Middle Eastern supermarkets.

Serves 6 as a snack1 bunch coriander 1 bunch flat-leaf parsleyfew sprigs fenugreek1 small bunch spring onions6 eggs1 dessertspoon flour ½ teaspoon baking powdersalt and pepperolive oil, for frying

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Beat the eggs well, and then blend in the flour, canada goose coat $5000 no credit check can you wash a canada goose coat signature loans baking powder, seasoning and any of your chosen „optional extras“. Fry the herbs and spring onions in hot oil for around 5 minutes, turning constantly, and then pour the egg mixture on top. Cook on a lowish heat for around 15 minutes, and then either toss the omelette or pop the pan under a hot grill for about 3 minutes. Slide on to a plate, and then cut into wedges. Enjoy hot or cold.

• This recipe is taken from Veggiestan: a vegetable lover’s tour of the middle east by Sally Butcher with photography by Yuki Sugiura (Pavillion, £25). Order a copy for £20 from the Guardian bookshop