All strange names to an uninitiated Westerner. But all the names of common dishes among Iranians.
A staple is long-grained white rice, slowly steamed to perfection. It is usually served with one of a number of meat and vegetable dishes.
Never hot and spicy, Iranian food is very delicious. Many people who try it for the first time like it and come back for seconds.
This video shows some of the common foods of Iran. But pictures don't do them justice. We encourage you to visit an Iranian restaurant and try some of these dishes for yourself. We think you'll be glad you did!