Urmia Chorayi Bread

Yaghli al Choraki/Nan-e Roghani-e Urumia


Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 x 12 in

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

Here’s what Nosratallah Tarighi, a friend from Urumia, remembers about yaghli al choraki (pronounced chorayi locally), a specialty of the city: “It was one of the most delicious breads I’d ever had in my life: soft, delicate, delicious, and fresh, with an aroma of sheep grazing in the meadow in the early morning. It’ was a luxury Friday (equivalent of Sunday in Iran) morning breakfast bread, served with local cream/sar shir, honey, cheese, butter and ja