Persian-Flavored Eggs

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By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 2005

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This combination of sweet golden raisins, lightly fried nuts, minced green chiles, and tender scrambled eggs is as good as it is unique. Like Eggs with Curry Leaves, it’s an akoori, a Parsi dish. Not surprisingly, it feels like a distant cousin of the Persian baked egg dishes known as kukuye, for the Parsis, Zoroastrians who came to India from Persia (Iran) more than eleven centuries ago as religious refugees, have kept their distinctive styl