Eggplant, Walnut + Herb Braise with Meatballs

Khoresh-e Anar Abij/Sangeh Khoresh

Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

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Walnut Sauce

  • cups/840 ml pomegranate juice
  • cups/185


  1. For the walnut sauce: Place 1 cup/240ml of the pomegranate juice and the walnuts in a food processor and pulse until you have a smooth paste. Transfer to a medium-sized cast-iron pot and add the remaining pomegranate juice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. For the herbs: In the food processor,