|Place of origin||Iran|
|Region or state||Northern Iran (Gilan)|
|Main ingredients||Aubergine (Eggplant), garlic, tomato, turmeric, oil or butter, salt, pepper, eggs|
|Cookbook: Mirza-Qasemi Media: Mirza-Qasemi|
Mirza Ghassemi (Persian: میرزاقاسمی, Mirzā-Ghāsemi) is a Northern Iranian (originally from Gilan province) appetizer or main based on tandoori or grilled aubergine (eggplant), distinct to the Caspian Sea region.
The spelling of the name of this dish varies in English and can include; Mirza Ghasemi, Mirza Qasemi.
The dish consists of aubergines seasoned with garlic, tomato, turmeric, oil or butter, salt and pepper bound together with eggs. It can be prepared as a casserole dish, and is usually served with bread or rice. The variant made with zucchini instead of aubergine is called Kadoo Ghassemi.
- Eggplant salads and appetizers
- List of casserole dishes
- List of egg dishes
- Kashk e badamjan, another popular Iranian eggplant dish
- "Mirza Ghasemi, the recipe of one of my favorite dishes from Iran". Chasing The Unexpected. Retrieved 2016-03-26.
- Ramazani, N. (1974). Persian Cooking: A Table of Exotic Delights. Iranbooks. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-936347-77-6.
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