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Nowruz, Persian New Year, & Naan-o-Kabab!

Hosted by the Consul of the Hanoi Health & Wellbeing Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 02 Apr 19:00 - 21:00

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It is the beginning of spring in Iran, celebrated as Nowruz. This ancient Persian festivity is Protected content old and now celebrated by Protected content people around the world, in Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijani, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and so on.

Nan-o kabab (Persian: نان كباب) (bread with kabab) is a national dish of Iran. The meal is consisting of kabab (meat marinated with different vegetables and spices, and then grilled), of which there are several Iranian varieties, and a type of Iranian flat bread (specifically nan-e lavash). Always both raw and grilled vegetables, tomatos, onion, pickle and special spices are there on the table giving more flavor to kabab and making the meal healthier! On it's journey, now nan-o-kabab is popular in Turkey and other countries esp in the middle east.

It is served everywhere throughout Iran today, but traditionally was associated with the south and center of Iran, probably originated in the province of Fars, beautiful Shiraz.🌷

Traditionally, this dish has been restricted to kabab koobideh (the most common variety of nan-o kabab), as well as jujeh kabab, sultani kabab, kabab torsh, shish kabab, shishleek, and chenjeh. Kabab barg is strictly associated with chelow kabab.😍

Let’s try this healthy Persian dish here in Hanoi on festive Nowruz occasion!

The restaurant chosen is Pakistani and famous for nan and kababs, offering some Indian, Pakistani and Arab food as well (biryanis, salads, samosa, wraps, curry, shawarma, etc) 😊

See you there!