Golden onion

Piaz dagh

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 tablespoons

    Golden onion
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

  • About


  • oil, for deep-frying (the quantity will depend on the size of your pan)
  • 2 onions, halved, then sliced 5 mm (¼ inch) thick
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric


In a large pan suitable for frying, heat the oil over medium– high heat. Make sure the onion half-rings are separated from each other. When tiny bubbles appear in the oil, add one slice of onion to check the heat. If the oil around the onion bubbles and the onion comes to the surface, the oil is hot enough; otherwise, wait until this happens.

Usually, two sliced onions can be fried in t