Gheimeh(split yellow peas)

Gheimeh(split yellow peas)


We want to introduce a very testy Iranian food, which you can test it during your trip to Tehran. Gheimeh is Iranian traditional delicious food and a kind Khoresht. At first, it is better to know what Gheimeh is and how it cook.

Gheimeh an Iranian khoresht consisting of meat, yellow peas, onion, dried lime, tomato and French fries, which served with rice. Another names of this food are Gheimeh Polo (polo means rice) Gheimeh Bademjan (Bademjan means eggplant) sometimes eggplant is add to this food and make it more testy.


For cooking gheimeh unlike other Persian khorosht the meat is cut into small cubes and cook with yellow peas and tomato. For this khorosh, lmoo Amani (Persian dried lime) has important role for test and saffron is add at the end.
Iranian people eat Gheimeh polo with yogurt or salad and for make it more delicious add some French fries to this khoresht. You can go to the good restaurant in Tehran and eating Gheimeh and degusting.