Total Time
11hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 11 hrs

This recipe for Iranian Pilaki is from "Extending the Table". I haven't made it yet but am submitting it for the Zaar World Tour 3. Cook time includes soaking time for dried beans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse and sort dried beans and place in a large soup pot.
  2. Add water and soak overnight(or use package directions for quick method).
  3. After soaking (do not drain) add salt and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 1-1 1/2 hours, until nearly tender.
  5. Add remaining ingredients.
  6. Return to a boil.
  7. Cover and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
  8. Serve with fresh, warm bread.
  9. NOTE: Leftovers from this dish can be served cold on lettuce leaves for a salad. Garnish with lemon slices and tomato wedges.