Noodle +Chickpea Soup

Osh-e Reshteh

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in
Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

  • About

In Iran, it is said that eating noodles brings good fortune, that is why noodle soup is always served on Nowruz, the Iranian New Year’s Day.


  • ¼ cup (50 g) dried chickpeas, soaked in water and 1 teaspoon baking soda overnight<


  1. Place chickpeas, black-eyed peas, and lentils in a large bowl, cover with water 2 in (5 cm) above the chickpeas and allow to soak overnight. Drain, rinse, and set aside.
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