Sholeh-Zard (Persian/Iranian Dessert)

READY IN: 42mins
Recipe by daan6822

Very delicious dessert.

Top Review by littlemafia

I've made this before. I added just a little bit of lime juice. We love this dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash rice a few times until the water is clear, then drain.
  2. Add six times water and bring to a boil, removing the foam.
  3. When rice softens completely, add sugar and stir well.
  4. Dissolve saffron in half a cup of hot water and add to the mix.
  5. Heat up oil and also add to the mix.
  6. Add in most of the almonds and the rosewater.
  7. Stir well and cover.
  8. Cook in oven at low temperature for half an hour.
  9. Serve with pistachio, almond and cinnamon sprinkled on top.

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