Persian Stew with Rhubarb

Right here we provide a scrumptious most important meal utilizing rhubarb. It’s tailored from a standard Persian recipe.

Serving Measurement: four


  • 1 pound seitan (purchased or constructed from 2 kilos flour)
  • 2 giant white onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 cups chopped parsley
  • 1 cup chopped mint
  • 2 lbs. (about 6-Eight stalks) rhubarb, clear and reduce
  • 1-2 tablespoons sugar or sweetener of selection
  • salt and pepper to style
  • oil for cooking
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch, optionally
  • 1½ cups rice

Persian Stew with Rhubarb-Seitan


  1. Put together the rice. We used Basmati rice, washed and soaked for an hour then cooked with saffron or turmeric. Common white rice can also be superb for this meal.
  2. Reduce the seitan in chew sized items.
  3. Chop the onions.
  4. Clear the parsley and mint, take away mint leaves from the stem and chop each the parsley and mint.
  5. Place a splash of oil within the backside of a giant frying pan.
  6. When the oil is scorching, place the seitan items within the oil and brown on each side.
  7. When the seitan is browned, add the onions and prepare dinner till glassy.
  8. Add a splash of water or the broth from cooking your gained seitan and turmeric.
  9. Add the chopped parsley and mint and canopy to stew for 5-10 minutes.
  10. Style the stew liquid, it’s your decision a contact of sugar. Start by including 1 tablespoon, that could be sufficient, in any other case, add the 2nd tablespoon.
  11. Examine the liquid of the stew. Whether it is too liquid and also you would like thicker, add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch combined with four tablespoons water.
  12. Evenly combine the cornstarch paste into the stew liquid.
  13. Clear and reduce the rhubarb into 1½ inch chew sized items.
  14. Place the rhubarb items on prime of the stew,.
  15. Place a lid on prime of the stew and prepare dinner for 5-10 minutes. When the rhubarb is smooth, however nonetheless has it’s form, the stew is able to be served.
  16. Sere the stew on a mattress of rice.


In case you make your personal seitan, then that ought to be executed first – early within the morning. In any other case, the meal might be ready in ½ hour – 45 minutes.