Mazandaran Goodies and Local Foods
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Mazandaran Goodies and Local Foods

Mazandaran Goodies and Local Foods


The northern part of Iran is not only renowned for natural spots but also for tasty and appetizing goodies and food. Yummy, delicious, and tempting foods with a variety of native seasonings. with local and traditional cuisine and goodies of Mazandaran Province is an enjoyable experience that no one will miss.


Local people prepare this food with a white fish flavored by aromatic vegetables, walnuts, pomegranate sauce, salt, pepper, and marjoram, cooked over high heat and fire. After cleaning the fish, fill it with the pomegranate, walnuts, and spices, sew with needle and thread, then cook it.

Naz Khatoon:

Pomegranate sauce is the basic flavor of many Mazandaran foods. Being interested in eggplant means you will definitely like this cuisine. The ingredients for this dish include tomatoes, grated onions, sour grapes juice, dried mint, pomegranate juice, and sauce, besides eggplant. Due to grilled eggplant, this meal has a low calorie and fat.

Baghala Vabij:

A delicious food, made of fava beans, dried dill, egg, garlic, butter, and oil, spices (salt, pepper, turmeric, cinnamon), served with rice and olives, salted fish and yogurt. This a complete meal with different taste.

Kadoo Bareh:

A suitable food for vegetarians and those who are on a diet, prepared of potatoes, zucchinis, tomatoes, onions, garlic, eggs and spices (salt, pepper, and turmeric). All the ingredients of this dish are cooked fast so you do not need to wait for a long time.

Aghooz Mosamma:

having sour and sweet taste has made this food so popular among Mazandaranians.  Basic elements for preparing this tempting stew are chopped chicken, pomegranate juice, orange juice, saffron, onion, prunes, and crushed walnuts. For making its taste sourer, it is possible to add sour pomegranates. 

Morghe Torsh (Sour Chicken):

The traditional Iranian food, distinguished by garlic and orange juices from other kinds of Iranian sour stew. For making this dish, chicken, onion, garlic, orange juice, leek, chopped vegetables (parsley, cilantro, and peppermint), water, eggs, salt, and pepper are used. Not much spice required because its main taste comes from orange juice and fresh vegetables.

Beshteh Vash:

In the list of Mazandarani foods yummy pottage cannot be missed, eaten especially in cold weather. Making this delicious appetizer needs spinach, lentils, garlic, onions, and cumin.


Mirza Ghasemi:

One of the well-known goodies in Mazandaran, also being made in other cities. Eggplant, tomato, garlic, eggs, spices, and tomato juice are used to prepare this food, and what makes it exceptional is grilled eggplants.


These are only some notable Mazandaran foods and explore the rest by traveling to the north.

Written by: Najmeh Haghi


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