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Khoresht Ghormeh Sabzi

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How to prepare khoresht ghormeh sabzi, also known as fresh herb stew. A delicious savory and tart Persian dish.
  Grape seed oil 6 Tablespoon
  Limu-omani powder 2 Tablespoon
  Limu-omani 5 Small (peirced)
  Turmeric powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red kidney beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried fenugreek 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), soaked (for 20 minutes)
  Kosher salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Chicken breast boneless skinless 2 Medium, cubed (1 inch peices)
  Onions 1 1⁄2 Medium, chop
  Coriander leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Scallions 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Italian parsley 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped finely
  Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (4-5 cups if needed)

1. Chop the onions; cube the chicken into 1 inch pieces, set aside.
2. In a bowl soak the dried fenu greek for 20 minutes in water.
3. Finely chop the coriander leaves, Italian parsley, spinach and scallions

4. In a large pan, saute onion in 3 tablespoons oil on medium heat, brown onions for 3-5 minutes to soften.
5. In another pan add 3 tablespoon of oil and saute the green herbs over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring constantly.
6. Add chicken, salt, turmeric and pepper to the onions and, saute the chicken until brown.
7. Once the chicken has browned well pour in the water, kidney beans and dried limu-omani, bring it to a boil on medium high, once it reaches to a boil lower the heat and cover and simmer 10 minutes.
8. Once the herbs are done, add the sauteed herbs and limu-omani powder to the chicken. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours over low heat. Stir occasionally.
9. After 1 ½ hour, check to see if beans are tender. Taste and adjusts seasoning.

10. Serve with steamed rice.

If not serving immediately, keep warm in a covered casserole dish in a 165° oven.

Things You Will Need
large pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
140 Minutes
Ready In: 
200 Minutes
Fresh Herb and Chicken Stew

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 298 Calories from Fat 145

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.2%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 33.3 mg11.1%

Sodium 540.8 mg22.5%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g6.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.3%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 19 g38.2%

Vitamin A 68.2% Vitamin C 113.7%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 25.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Khoresht Ghormeh Sabzi Recipe Video, Fresh Herb And Chicken Stew