Fist Pancakes

nan-e tu moshi/tu moshti

Preparation info

  • Makes

    2 to 4

    pancakes
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

Our guide in Qeshm was a young architect called Omid. He took me to his mom Raviyeh Daryanavardi’s house in nearby Dargahan. Raviyeh is a tall, beautiful mother of three, and a great cook, with whom I made several local dishes, including these pancakes, which she produced with nonchalant ease. She first moistened her hand with a little cold water, then picked up a fistful of soft batter (hence the name of the dish) and spread it on the hot skillet with her hand quickly and deftly, in just a