Menus

Please browse below for examples of menus and dishes I can provide for your event. Please note that these are flexible and can be tweaked according to preferences and dietary requirements. For inquiries and further information, please contact me at info@hamedspersiankitchen.com.

Finger Food / Mezze 

  • Felafels
  • Stuffed Vine Leaves (Dolmeh) with Rice & Lentils
  • Stuffed Cabbage Leaves (Dolmeh Kalam) with Honey-Vinegar Dressing
  • Smoky Eggplant Dip (Mast Bademjun)
  • Beetroot Dip (Mast Laboo)
  • 3-Herb Yogurt (Dadami) Dip
  • Golpar-Spiced Olive Dip (Zeytoon Parvardeh)
  • Pan-Fried Potato Patties (Potato Kuku)
  • Deep-Fried Spiced-Potato Pockets (Samboose)
  • Persian Cocktail-Sausage “Hot-Dogs” (Koktel Panir)
  • Persian Meatballs (Kofte Tabrizi)

Wedding Picnic

Formal / Sit Down Dinner 

  • Herbed Saffron Rice with Broad Beans (Baghali Polow)
  • Saffron Rice with Pistachios & Barberries (Zereshk Polow)
  • Tomato-Saffron Rice with Green Beans (Lubia Polow)
  • Plain Saffron Rice (Berenj Saffron)
  • Smoky Eggplant & Yogurt Whey Dip (Kashk Bademjan)
  • Lamb Stew with Lentils (Lamb Heyati) optionally topped with Charred Tomato & Eggplant
  • Beef or Lamb Stew with Spinach & Apricots (Aloo Esfenaj)
  • Chicken-Pomegranate-Walnut Stew (Fesenjun)
  • Persian Meatballs (Kofte Tabrizi)
  • Shaved Cucumber Salad with Sliced Almonds, Pomegranate & Feta (Khiar Panir)
  • Persian Potato Salad (Salad-e Olivieh)
  • Cherry-Tomato Pomegranate Salad (Tompom Salad)
  • Three-Carrot Salad (Salad Rangi)
  • Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini-Yogurt Dressing (Gol Kalam)

Sit Down Dinner

Vegetarian

  • Felafels
  • Stuffed Vine Leaves (Dolmeh) with Rice & Lentils
  • Stuffed Cabbage Leaves (Dolmeh Kalam) with Honey-Vinegar Dressing
  • Smoky Eggplant Dip (Mast Bademjun)
  • Beetroot Dip (Mast Laboo)
  • 3-Herb Yogurt (Dadami) Dip
  • Deep-Fried Spiced-Potato Pockets (Samboose)
  • Shaved Cucumber Salad with Sliced Almonds, Pomegranate & Feta (Khiar Panir)
  • Cherry-Tomato Pomegranate Salad (Tompom Salad)
  • 3-Carrot Salad with Almonds, Pumpkin Seeds & Blood Orange (Salad Rangi)
  • Herbed Saffron Rice with Broad Beans (Baghali Polow)
  • Saffron Rice with Pistachios & Barberries (Zereshk Polow)
  • Tomato-Saffron Rice with Green Beans (Lubia Polow)
  • Plain Saffron Rice (Berenj Saffron)
  • Smoky Eggplant & Yogurt Whey Dip (Kashk Bademjan)
  • Tofu-Pomegranate-Walnut Stew (Fesenjun)
  • Vegetable Kebabs (Kabab Sabzijat)
  • Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini-Yogurt Dressing (Gol Kalam)

Vegetarian Lunch Function

Vegan

  • Felafels
  • Stuffed Vine Leaves (Dolmeh) with Rice & Lentils
  • Stuffed Cabbage Leaves (Dolmeh Kalam) with Grape-Vinegar Dressing
  • Smoky Eggplant Dip (Mast Bademjun)
  • Cherry-Tomato Pomegranate Salad (Tompom Salad)
  • Tofu-Pomegranate-Walnut Stew (Fesenjun)
  • Smoky Eggplant & Vegan Yogurt Dip (Kashk Bademjan)
  • Herbed Saffron Rice with Broad Beans (Baghali Polow)
  • Saffron Rice with Pistachios & Barberries (Zereshk Polow)
  • Tomato-Saffron Rice with Green Beans (Lubia Polow)
  • Plain Saffron Rice (Berenj Saffron)
  • 3-Carrot Salad with Almonds, Pumpkin Seeds & Blood Orange (Salad Rangi)
  • Shaved Cucumber Salad with Sliced Almonds, Pomegranate & (Optional) Vegan Feta (Khiar Panir)
  • Vegetable Kebabs (Kabab Sabzijat)
  • Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini-Soy-Yogurt Dressing (Gol Kalam)

Chicken Stew / Fesenjun – Photography by Bernard Gueit bernard@bernardgueitstudios.com

Meat Lovers

  • Lamb Kebabs (Kabab Barg)
  • Chicken Kebabs (Juje Kabab)
  • Lamb Stew with Lentils (Lamb Heyati) optionally topped with Charred Tomato & Eggplant
  • Beef or Lamb Stew with Spinach & Apricots (Aloo Esfenaj)
  • Lamb mixed in with Tomato-Saffron-Green-Bean-Rice (Lamb Lubia Polow)
  • Chicken-Pomegranate-Walnut Stew (Fesenjun)
  • Persian Meatballs (Kofte Tabrizi)

Brunch

  • Persian-Style Omelettes (Omlet Qahva Khooneh)
  • Persian-Style Porridge, sweet or savoury (Haleem)
  • Any of the other dishes listed in menus above

Sweets 

  • Persian Halva
  • Persian Baklava, with Pistachios & Saffron-Rosewater Syrup
  • Persian Saffron Rice Pudding (Shole Zard)
  • Persian Date Cake (Ranginak)
  • Persian Date-&-Nut Balls with Walnuts, Almond Meal, Vanilla, Cardamom & Tahini

Persian Beverages / Teas

  • Sour Cherry Tea (Albaloo Tea)
  • Mint Tea (Nana Tea)
  • Saffron Tea

Persian Pistachio Baklava

Persian Date-&-Nut Balls – Photography by David Cutter (https://www.instagram.com/DaveJahVou/)