Pars Market's Recipes 

Ash-e Shalgham

Ingredients: (4 servings)

*Turnip, 500 grams
*Long grain or basmati rice, 100 grams
*Ground lamb or beef, 200 grams
*Onions, 2 large
*Split peas, 50 grams
*Turmeric, 1/2 teaspoon
*Mint, 100 grams fresh or 2 teaspoons dried
*Cooking oil
*Black pepper 

Mix ground meat with grated onions, salt and black pepper. Shape into small balls, and fry in oil until colour changes. Add 4-5 glasses of hot water and split peas and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes.

Wash turnip and rice. Peel turnip and cut into a few pieces. Add both to aash. Also add turmeric, salt and black pepper. Mix well and cook over low heat for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

If using fresh mint, wash and chop finely. Fry mint in oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes and pour over aash when serving.

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