Ajil (Persian Trail Mix)

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Recipe by Sharon123

This traditional Iranian mixture of nuts, seeds, and dried fruits is a staple of winter solstice celebrations. This recipe came from December 2012 issue of Saveur, along with Ramin Ganeshram's story Midnight Snack.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup roasted salted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup whole salted pistachios
  • 1 cup sugar-coated slivered almonds (or plain slivered almonds)
  • 23 cup dried mulberries (can sub dried cranberries or other berries)
  • 12 cup roasted unsalted almonds
  • 12 cup dried salted chickpeas
  • 12 cup golden raisin
  • 12 cup dried currant
  • 8 dried mission figs, quartered
  • 8 dried turkish figs, quartered


  1. Stir together all ingredients in a bowl until evenly combined; store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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