12 Persian Recipes - Sabzi Polo (Polow) Recipe: made with rice, and herbs
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Sabzi Polo (Polow) Recipe
made with rice, and herbs
Makes 4 Servings

  • basmati or long-grain rice, 500 grams (1.1 lbs)
  • herbs (parsley, dill, coriander, fenugreek, spring onion ends), 1 kg (2.2 lbs)
  • cooking oil
  • salt
  • black pepper


Wash herbs and chop finely, then add salt and black pepper. Prepare rice as described in the recipe for polow but after rice is half-cooked and rinsed, mix it with herbs and continue cooking. Sabzi polow is usually served with fish.