Panir Bereshteh, Persian Cheese and Egg Dish
Panir Bereshteh is a famous veggie recipe from Gilan (Northern province of Iran). This healthy and delicious recipe is a combination of feta cheese, butter, egg, dill and spices. Panir Bereshteh can be served as a light dinner lunch, appetizer or side dish.
Yield: Serves 3-4
- 150 g feta cheese, broken into pieces (If cheese is too salty, soak in cold water for 1-2 hour or until your desired level of saltiness and then drain)
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 1/2 tablespoons dried dill
- 3 eggs
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
Melt the butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the cheese and stir until cheese melts. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add the dill, turmeric powder and eggs, and stir until thickens (about 10 minutes). Taste and add salt if needed.
Serve with French bread or cracker.
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