TEHRAN, March 26 (MNA) – Yazd which is the UNESCO-registered city of Iran is famous for a plethora of local dishes and desserts.Termed the “noble city of Yazd” by Marco Polo, the city is not only famous for its fascinating cultural attractions but also for the diverse foods and sweets you try in this city.
The art of making indigenous dishes in Yazd enjoys a national heritage status in Iran.
One of the sweets made and served on the threshold of the New Year is called Soruk Bread also known as Sirog Bread and Siro Bread.
The variety of Yazd sweets is awe-inspiring, but maybe the most famous of Yazd sweets throughout Iran is Qottab.
In the past, the citizens of Yazd used to eat Polo Toki during celebrations and holidays.
The local dish is still one of the foods that are made as the New Year approaches.
People of Yazd prepare their special traditional Gheymeh using lamb, chickpeas, tomato paste, saffron, dried lime, onions, and seasonings, especially cinnamon.
It can be served as breakfast or snack but you cannot find it in any restaurant.
It is made of spinach, dill, beetroot, lentil, and a little bit of flour, but the main ingredient which makes it tasty is sour grape juice.
Reported by Tohid Mahmoudpour