Mung Bean + Carrot Spread

Mash Mashak-e Qomi


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 45

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves


  1. Heat the oil in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, and sauté the onions and garlic for about 15 minutes until golden brown. Add the carrots, salt, pepper, turmeric, cumin and cardamom, and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add the mung beans and 4 cups/