Kohlrabi + Herb Rice with Meatballs

Kalam Polow-ye Shirazi


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About



  • 1 lb/450 g ground lamb or chicken thigh meat
  • 1 small onion, pee


  1. For the meatballs: In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients for the meatballs except the oil and saffron-rose water and knead lightly to form a paste.
  2. Place the oil in a wide skillet, then with damp hands form the paste into meatballs the size of hazelnuts and add them to the skillet. Cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes undisturbed, then swirl and