Abgoosht: One of the most Traditional foods of Iran


Abgoosht is a Persian and Mesopotamian stew. It is also called Dizi, which refers to the traditional stone crocks it is served in. Some describe it as a hearty multon soup thickened with chickpeas. Abgoosht is usually made with lamb, chickpeas, white beans, onion, potatoes, and tomatoes, tumerine and black lime. Other variations exist in the beans used, such as kidney beans and black eyes peas. The ingredients are combined together and cooked until done, at which point the dish is strained. The Solids are then mashed and served with the broth, but in a separate dish , along with flat bread. It is a form of Piti, which encompasses many similar dishes in the region.


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