Kebab, when this name comes to our mind, our mouth gets filled up with water. In this article, I am sharing the recipe of a world-famous Iranian cuisine, Chelo Kebab which originated in Iran and spread across the Globe.
How many of you know about Kebabs? I am sure, everyone, but, how many of you heard about Chelo Kebab? My article will brief about this famous cuisine and I will reveal its secret recipe.
History of "The Chelo Kebab":
Chelo-Kabab or Chelow Kebab is the national dish of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The food is simple, consisting of steamed Persian rice, saffron and kebab (Chicken or Meat). Chelo-Kabab is served with basic accompaniments of Iranian food, along with a grill tomato and butter on rice. An optional item, fried egg or bull's eye is sometimes placed on top of the rice to decorate it, however, it's not mandatory. From Iran, this recipe spread across the World.
An interesting fact is that Other than the Middle East, We can get "The Chelo Kebab" in India, Do you know where?
The Name of the restaurant is Peter Cat in Kolkata. We do not have any evidence on how this cuisine came to Kolkata, India, but, if you are lucky to visit this restaurant, you need to wait for hours to get hold for a table, to taste this mouth-watering dish, Chelo Kebab.
Chelo Kebab Recipe, The Iranian Way
Chelo starts as an obvious rice Pulao or Yellow Rice, but is extremely buttery and is created in such a way that a firm golden crust is formed on the lower part of the pot.
Ingredients to prepare the Chelo (Rice):
Method to Prepare Chelo:
Ingredients for Kebab:
Method to Prepare Kebab:
How to Serve Chelo Kebab?
To serve, put the Chelo pot in the cold water sink for 1 minute to loosen the crust at the bottom of the pot. Remove the pot lid. Turn over the large plate of serving and cover the pan with. Hold the pot and the plate firmly together, turn both up and down. The rice should come out on a plate easily. Remove the pot. Divide the crust between the guests and serve the rice with Kebab. Garnish with coriander and raw onions and sprinkle kebab with sumac.
Amazing Chelo Kebab is ready, Enjoy!
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