Sunday, December 3, 2017

The best Iranian Street Foods



Street food has recently made its way from all corners of the globe, and especially in Iran where food plays a big part in society and culture. When you’re in different cities of Iran, you’ll soon realize that there are a lot of street vendors and small buffets streets in every neighborhood selling various kinds of street food. From the iconic Falafel to a Jigar, the cities have lots of food that you can eat on the go or very late in the evening when everywhere else is closed. To suit every taste and fancy, we’ve tried to provide something for everyone to try while in Iran:


Falafel

Falafel is a frugal way of eating for the travelers and has become very popular in Iran. It is a vegetarian dish consisting of deep-fried balls or patties made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, or both. Some unnamed small buffets on Tajrish square in Tehran, offer a short but delicious menu of falafel sandwiches, served with Iranian pickles and chopped tomato, with cheese and mushrooms as optional extras.


Street food has recently made its way from all corners of the globe, and especially in Iran where food plays a big part in society and culture
Falafel



Samboose

samboose, which is samosa in Indian, Originally from the southern parts of Iran. Samboose have worked their way to the large cities as a tasty street food commonly found in the bazaars. Some are filled with sausages and meat and others are totally vegetarian. A great tonic as you explore the maze-like bazaars, sambooseh gives you a taste of southern Iran.


Street food has recently made its way from all corners of the globe, and especially in Iran where food plays a big part in society and culture
Samboose

Jigar

Jigar, liver kebab, is a cherished cut of meat served at local joints called jigaraki. Just say how many skewers you want, and the meat will be grilled up and served within minutes, blanketed in fresh bread. For the more adventurous, kidney and heart kabobs are also an option at jigaraki, but liver is the delicacy of choice. 

Street food has recently made its way from all corners of the globe, and especially in Iran where food plays a big part in society and culture
Jigar



Ash reshte

There are many different kinds of Ash in Iran but Ash Reshteh is the most famous and popular one among all. A must-have during the freezing cold in winter months, this healthy is made with Persian noodles, various herbs and legumes, and is garnished with a mixture of garlic, onion and dried mint. Before walk up Darband Mountain in northern Tehran, stop for a bowl of this well-nourished soap that’ll be sure to fill you up.

Street food has recently made its way from all corners of the globe, and especially in Iran where food plays a big part in society and culture
Ash Reshte



 Halim
A homogeneous and rich soup, it is prepared with wheat and pounded meat. Flavored with cinnamon powder, Halim is an ideal main dish for breakfast and dinner. This tasty soap is commonly served in Ramadan. Once you try Halim the Iranian way, you won’t want it any other way.


Street food has recently made its way from all corners of the globe, and especially in Iran where food plays a big part in society and culture
Halim



Street foods are prepared to tempt locals and foreigners into tasting them. Make sure to pay particular attention to whether the delicacy looks fresh and is being handled and stored properly.

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