Sabzi is a type of spinach and lamb curry that is traditionally served on Nowroz alongside a rice dish called challaw. It is included in the Nowroz spread because of the green colour of spinach and its association with the fresh new growth of spring.
At Parwana, we make this dish in a pressure cooker, to help tenderise the lamb. Pressure cookers are often used to help seal in flavour, create a uniform tenderness and substantially reduce cooking times. If you don’t have one, use a he