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Alternative names Faludeh, Paloodeh, Paludeh
Type Dessert
Course Lunch & Dinner
Place of origin Shiraz,  Iran
Main ingredients Vermicelli, syrup (sugar, rose water)
Cookbook:   Media: Faloodeh

Faloodeh (Persian: فالوده Fālūde‎‎) or Paloodeh (Persian: پالوده Pālūde‎‎) is an Iranian cold dessert consisting of thin vermicelli noodles made from corn starch mixed in a semi-frozen syrup made from sugar and rose water. It is often served with lime juice and sometimes ground pistachios. It is a traditional dessert in Iran (Persia). Paloodeh is originally from Shiraz and it is also known as Shirazi Paloodeh.[1]

The name originally means smoothy (filtered) in Persian language. In Iran, Paloodeh is sold in ice cream stores (Persian: بستنی فروشی) (Bastani Forooshi) and coffee shops.[2]


A thin wheat starch batter is pressed through a sieve which further produces delicate strings, which look similar to cellophane noodles, and are then chilled in ice water.[3] Afterwards, they are added to the syrup mixture and rapidly cooled until the syrup is at least half-frozen.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Shiraz Sights", at BestIranTravel.com
  2. ^ Marks, Gil (2010-11-17). Encyclopedia of Jewish Food. Wiley. ISBN 9780470943540. 
  3. ^ Faloodeh