A popular ancient dish of Persia with pure saffron, called Kuku, is easily made with beaten eggs mixed with vegetables, meat, or fish. There are many variations to the basic recipe, but one of the favorites, served at formal dinners, weddings and receptions are Kuku Sabzi.
?1 small onion, grated
?1 tablespoon flour
?1 pound mixed fresh coriander or parsley, chives, green onion tops, romaine leaves, and dill, all finely minced
?1/2 teaspoon pepper
?1/2 teaspoon salt
?1/2 teaspoon saffron
?1/2 cup cooking oil
Beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add onion, flour and minced vegetables and season with spices.
In an 8-inch frying pan heat oil until very hot. Pour in egg mixture, cover and bake in a preheated 350 oven for 30 minutes.
Check the underside of the Kuku by lifting the edge with the blade of a knife. If well browned and the top well puffed, cut it into quarters and turn each piece upside down.
Cover and continue cooking for 10 minutes longer or until brown on another side.
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