baghali ghatogh

baghali ghatogh

easy no-frills vegetarian stew with beans, garlic and dill-scented eggs

prep: 10'
4

White beans with dill-scented eggs is a comforting northern Iranian simple and vegetarian dish. This easy no-frills stew is my all-time favorite from one of my favorite places in the world, Gilan Province in the North of Iran.

Why am I in love with this dish? It's simple. Because it is simple to make and it has my favourite ingredients: eggs and garlic. Baghali ghatogh is often served over rice with a side of smoked fish. But feel free to leave the fish out if you don't fancy it.

ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked cannellini beans
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp freshly chopped dill or 2tbsp dried
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • salt and pepper to taste

preparation

  • heat oil in a pot over or large pot over medium heat
  • add the chopped garlic and stir fry
  • add the turmeric
  • pour in the washed and cooked cannellini beans
  • add 2 cups of hot water
  • add salt and pepper to taste
  • when it comes to a simmer break in the 4 eggs
  • put the lid on
  • once the eggs are cooked and firm the stew is ready
  • serve warm with steamed rice your choice

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