Black Garlic Pickle

Sir Torshi-e Shomali


Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 pt

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

This is a delicious pickle that you can find on every Caspian table. It’s best when it has aged about seven years and has become black and sweet. There’s great story about the Iranian savant Mulla Nasruddin about the renowned pickles. One day, he was asked, “Is it true that you have some seven-year-old garlic pickle?” “Yes, it is,” said Mulla. “Would you please give me a dish of it?” asked the stranger.” No,” replied