Sabzi polo

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Sabzi polo
Fried fish with Sabzi polo
Place of origin Iran (Persia)
Region or stateCentral Iran
Main ingredientsHerbs (parsley, leeks or green onions, cilantro, spinach), dried fenugreek leaves

Sabzi polo (Persian: سبزی پلو) is an Iranian (Persian) dish of rice and chopped herbs, usually served with fish. In Persian, sabzi refers to herbs or vegetables (sabz means "green"); polo is pilaf, a style of cooked rice.

The herbs used in sabzi polo vary, but typically include coriander, dill, chives or scallions, fenugreek, garlic and parsley. It can be made from both fresh and dried herbs.

Iranians traditionally eat sabzi polo with māhi sefid ("white fish", the Caspian kutum) for lunch on Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, with their family and relatives. It usually is served with pickled garlic and other traditional pickled herbs and vegetables.

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