A delicious, flavorful, oil-free Persian Sangesari bread, perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with vegan cheese, butter, and spreads.
This recipe is a twist on the traditional Western cinnamon roll and a traditional Persian Qottab. This Persian cinnamon roll is like a deconstructed Qottab with cardamom, rosewater, and walnut flavors. This recipe for Persian cinnamon rolls is tasty, easy, light, flaky, and perfect with a cup of tea.
Shirini-e-Papioni is a Persian bow-tie puff pastry dusted with powdered sugar. This dessert is only slightly sweet and perfect with a cup of tea. Our plant-based version is a twist on the traditional, using a vegan puff pastry.
Golden and flaky, Zaban is a delicious Persian puff pastry shaped like a tongue. Shirini-e-Zaban is from the Qazvin region of Northern Iran. It is traditionally made with honey, but our vegan Persian Zaban uses agave syrup and a plant-based puff pastry. Why You'll Love Vegan Persian Zaban Zaban is a flaky, golden Persian puff … Continue reading Easy Vegan Persian Zaban Puff Pastry
Cake Yazdi is like the traditional Western vanilla cupcake but has delicious cardamom and rosewater flavors. This Iranian cupcake comes from the Yazd province, known for its delicious sweets. Our vegan Cake Yazdi is dairy-free and egg-free.
This is a recipe for a vegan Persian Love Cake. Said to hold magical love powers, it is delicious and aromatic with cardamom and rosewater. It's simple to make with plant-based yogurt and egg replacer.
This vegan Persian Adas Polo with Tofu recipe is a plant-based version of the traditional Persian lentil rice dish, replacing meat with seasoned, baked tofu crumbles.
This vegan wild rice and tofu casserole dish uses fall flavors like rosemary, sage, and umami flavored tofu.
Easy Vegan Shepherd's Pie, featuring a layered casserole of French lentils, vegetables, and mashed potatoes, provides a hearty, enjoyable holiday meal.
This unique vegan Cardamom Persimmon Pie recipe spices up traditional apple pie using Asian Fuyu persimmons and Iranian spice cardamom. It can be served alone, with vegan whipped cream or ice cream.
Sholeh Zard is a popular, easy-to-make, vegan-friendly Persian dessert. It's a saffron and rosewater rice pudding, traditionally garnished with cinnamon, almonds, and edible roses.
This is a recipe for vegan Qottab, a popular Iranian dessert, featuring walnuts, cardamom and rosewater, traditionally enjoyed during Now-Ruz.
Bastani Sonnati is a popular Persian ice cream recipe featuring flavors of saffron, rose water, and pistachio. This vegan version uses a dairy-free heavy cream substitute.
Indulge in allergen-friendly Frosted Sprinkle Cookies, beautifully inspired by Italian Love Knots, with delightful ingredients that spark joyful childhood memories. They'll complement any Italian vegan feast beautifully!
Mirza Ghasemi is a delicious Persian eggplant dip from Northern Iran that can be eaten with bread or rice. It is traditionally made with eggs, but this recipe for Vegan Mirza Ghasemi uses Just Egg as an egg replacer.
Karafs is “celery” in Persian. Khoresh-e-Karafs is a celery stew that is flavorful, tangy and delicious. Even my kids like this dish! It is very similar to Khoresh-e-Ghormeh Sabzi as it is also made with cilantro and parsley. This dish, however, also has mint leaves. Like every Persian Khoresh, this dish is traditionally made with … Continue reading Khoresh-e-Karafs with Jackfruit
If tofu in Persian food is wrong, then I don't want to be right. Kalam Polo is a mixed Persian rice dish. Kalam is cabbage and polo is rice in Farsi. It is traditionally made with meat, but our vegan version is made with tofu for that added protein. The cabbage is sauteed and cooked … Continue reading Vegan Kalam Polo (Cabbage Rice)
Growing up, my aunt made Noon-e-Khamei, and it was my favorite Persian dessert as a child. It is a Persian recipe I have wanted to veganize for many years. I had no idea how challenging it would be as the traditional Persian recipe calls for 4-5 eggs. Then I discovered Just Egg. It is a … Continue reading Noon-e-Khamei (Persian Cream Puffs)
Spring is near. Make vegan kabob and Mast-o-Musir! Mast-o-Musir is a traditional Iranian side dish, commonly served with kabob. I personally enjoy this Persian dip with a bowl of potato chips. It is prepared with yogurt (called "mast") and dried wild shallots (called "musir"). It is similar to French Onion dip. Our version of Mast-o-Musir … Continue reading Mast-o-Musir (Persian Shallot Dip)
Haleem is a meat and wheat porridge popular in India, Iran, and other parts of the Middle East. There are many different varieties based on the different countries and regions. In Iran, Haleem is traditionally served for breakfast and can be enjoyed savory or sweet with traditional oatmeal toppings. It is similar to cream of … Continue reading Vegan Haleem