Rice Noodle Sorbet with a Squeeze of Lime

Paludeh-ye Shirazi

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

This ice dessert, a specialty of Shiraz and a favorite in their ice-cream parlors, is called paludeh (or faludeh). Thee recipe uses store-bought noodles but you can also make your own.



  • 4 oz/110 g thin rice stick noodles or rice vermicelli, snipped into in/


  1. For the noodles: In a medium saucepan, bring 8 cups/1.9l water to a boil over medium heat and add the noodles. Boil for 15 minutes until very tender. Drain immediately in a fine-mesh colander and rinse thoroughly with cold water to give the noodles a shock and stop them cooking further. Chill in the fridge.
  2. For the syrup: In the same saucepan