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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Cashew Raisin Akoori

This Persian-flavoured omelette is a delicious mix of sweet and savory.

Cashew Raisin Akoori

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup roasted cashews (unsalted)
  • 2 teaspoons raw sesame oil
  • 2 hot peppers (chilies or jalapeños)
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins


Coarsely chop cashews.
Mince chilies.
Whisk eggs.
Heat oil in a large frying pan.
Pour whisked eggs into pan.
Sprinkle minced chilies on top of eggs.
Cook for a couple of minutes until underside of omelette begins to set.
Sprinkle on raisins and nuts.
Fold omelette in half, sandwiching the filling inside.
Continue to cook until underside of omelette is lightly browned.
Flip omelette and continue cooking until the omelette is set.
Serve immediately, perhaps accompanied by rice or flatbreads for a more filling dish.
Akoori with Rice

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