Green Herb Osh

Osh-e Sabz-e Shirazi

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

This osh is usually served in the early mornings and during Ramadan for breaking the fast. Neighboring regions have variations that use the leaves of a wild herb called kardin (Biarum bovei), which gives the osh an intensely aromatic and distinctive flavor. In Shiraz, where I tried the osh at a popular street stall, they call it osh-e kardeh. The Bakhtiaris and Isfahanis, as well as some Khuzestanis call it osh-e kardin and in Behbahan it’s called <