Fesenjān

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Fesenjān
Khoresht-e fesenjan.jpg
A bowl of chicken Fesenjān, with Persian rice
Type Stew
Place of origin  Iran
Region or state  Iran
Main ingredients Pomegranate juice, walnuts, poultry (duck or chicken)
Cookbook: Fesenjān  Media: Fesenjān

Khoresh-e Fesenjān (Persian: خورش فسنجان‎), or simply Fesenjān (Persian: فسنجان‎), is an Iranian stew (a khoresh) flavored with pomegranate syrup and ground walnuts (see bazha). It is traditionally made with poultry (duck or chicken), but also variants using balls of ground meat, ghormeh cut lamb, fish, or no meat at all are not unusual. Depending on the cooking method, it can have sweet or sour taste. Fesenjān is served with Iranian white or yellow rice (polo or chelo).

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