Sabzi polo

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Herbs used for sabzi polo (clockwise, from bottom right: parsley, dill, fenugreek, and chives)

Sabzi polo (Persian: سبزی پلو‎) is an Iranian (Persian) dish of rice and chopped herbs, and is usually served with fish. In Persian, sabz means green, and sabzi can refer to herbs or vegetables. Polo is a style of cooked rice, known in English as pilaf.

The herbs used in sabzi polo vary, but typically include coriander, dill, chives or scallions, fenugreek, and parsley.

Iranians traditionally eat sabzi polo with "white fish" for lunch on Nowruz, the Iranian new year, with their family and relatives.

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