Lamb + White Bean Braise with Dill Rice

Gusht-o Lubia-o Shivid Polow-ye Kashani

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6

    • Difficulty

      Complex

    • Ready in

      5 hr

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

I adapted this dish from one by Shifteh Matini. Some Kashanis serve the broth separately as a soup with added croutons. Others mash the beans and lamb and serve it as a porridge with rice, while some serve the braise and rice separately. This recipe takes a lot of time, so I recommend cooking the lamb the day before. In the photo opposite, I used white broad beans but I find that white kidney beans/cannellini old their form better during the long cooking time.