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30 popular food with saffron

There are lots of spices in the world and each country has particular spices or even local spices. Among these spices, saffron is the most popular one of all that the high quality form of saffron is just produced in three countries such as Iran, Kashmir, and southern Spain.
In the past people used them as medicine due to it has medical properties. After a few years, people used them in cuisine. Nowadays, saffron is used in both medical and cuisine. The saffron is useful either in medical or cuisine due to rich in nutrients. You can also add it in drinks and try a new delicious experience as well. It is expensive despite of its unique flavor. However, many countries use saffron in their food to reach the delicious food.

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Each country has the most delicious and popular food which is cooked by saffron that here in this page you will recognize these exciting foods completely and their ingredients are mentioned, too. As mentioned above, Iran is one of the largest saffron producer and Iranian plates are very delicious due to they use saffron a lot.

1. One of the most delicious Persian foods steamed saffron rice and Tahdig.
2- Another famous Persian food is a mix of barberries, rice, saffron, and chicken.

3. Persian saffron rice pudding is another famous Persian food. It is a mix of rice, saffron, water, sugar, Rose extract and some nuts. It is used in Persian celebrations and family gathering.

4. This is a kind of Iranian dessert or snack that made of saffron, cream, milk, sugar, salt, vanilla, and pure rosewater.

5. Another pudding which is from Middle East and this food is made of saffron, rice, cream, milk, cardamom, sugar, pistachio, and pomegranate arils.

6. Saffron fried fish with herbed Tahdig is another Middle Eastern food which is made of saffron, fish, oil, garlic, butter, dill, parsley, scallions, cilantro, and Pita bread.

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7. Risotto Alla Milanese is an Italian food that is made of rice, saffron, salt, pepper, parmesan, and marrow.

8. Another famous Italian food is Spaghettoni with Saffron, Jasmine and chamomile.

9.Seafood pasta is a famous Italian food which is first appeared in 2014 and is made of garlic, olive oil, lobster, leek, onion, and saffron.

10.Fried calamari with saffron aioli and Agrodolce is European appetizers which is made of 3 egg yolks, Dijon mustard, salt, oil, garlic, onion, raisins, tomato, and honey.

11. American’s famous soup that is made of saffron, corn, and chicken.

12.Amontillado, Saffron rice, and Partridges are the ingredients of this food.

13.Mexican’s shrimp cocktail which is made of shrimp, salt, peppers, and saffron.

14.This is a Spanish food which is made of saffron, boneless and skinless chicken, peppers, salt, tomatoes, onion, peas, smoked paprika, and garlic.

15.Bourride is a French food which is made of garlic, oil, fish, saffron, onion, tomatoes, fennel seeds, pepper, salt, and white wine.

16. Another French food is fish with saffron broth which is made of saffron, fish, salt, pepper, carrots, thyme leaves, mashed potatoes, and white wine.

17. There is an Indian food which is made of saffron rice, cashew nut, and raisins.

18.Almond cardamom Pakhlava is the name of Azerbaijan‘s food which is made of butter, saffron, sugar, almond, and cardamom.

19.Kofta Chalau is Afghani food which is made of saffron, peas, onion, garlic, tomato, peppers, salt, dried mint, and sour plums.

20.The main ingredients are milk and dates and its originality is from Pakistan. Other ingredients are saffron, sugar, green cardamom powder, unsalted butter, unsalted almond and pistachio, unsweetened coconut flakes, and edible silver leaf.

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21.Le grand Aïoli is the name of French food which is made of saffron, lemon, garlic, oil, olive oil, egg yolks, and lemon.

22.Gulab Jamon is the name of Indian food which is made of saffron, unsweetened milk powder, baking powder, cinnamon, fresh lemon juice, and sugar.

23.Another Indian food is Semolina pudding with nuts. This food is made of saffron, sugar, ghee, semolina, chopped raw cashews, raisins, silvered almonds, and green cardamom.

24.Foda à Moda de Monção is the name of Portuguese food which is made of lamb, saffron, lemon, salt, onion, vinegar, oil, peppers, garlic, rice, and bacon
25.Swedish saffron bun is made of fresh yeast, saffron, thickened cream, sugar, salt, butter, flour, egg, milk, and raisins for garnishing.

26.Spicy meat paella is an Australian food which is made of tomato ripe, saffron, salt, black pepper, olive oil, fresh bean, paprika, chili flakes, rice, and lamb.

27.Another Australian food is chicken and sweet potato which is made of olive oil, garlic, saffron, chicken, sweet potato, onion, ginger, tomato, salt, peppers, lemon, cardamom, honey, breast fillets, apricots, and raisins.

28.Saffron cordial is the name of Turkish drink which is made of saffron, sugar, water, ginger, lemon, and honey. Turkish believes that saffron has lots of properties and they use them in different situations.

30.And the last food is a Mexican food that is called crocked-pot Mexican chicken stew. Its gradients are chicken, saffron, carrots, onion, garlic, salt, corn, black beans, Chili powder, avocado, and cheese.

In addition, recently many countries add saffron in cuisine due to it elevates food flavor and gives unique and pleasant taste. It also contains many medical properties. Attention that provide it from reputable countries where produce and have high quality saffron such as Iran, Spain, and Kashmir.

What features distinguish saffron from other spices?

Some saffron features make it unique from the others. Moreover, each food has specific spice but reaching the unique food with much pleasant taste required special spice so, you can add saffron in many foods to obtain this uniqueness.

What are saffron medicinal properties?

As you know, it has medicinal properties such as depression treatment, boosting heart health, decreasing the risk of cancer, improving sightedness, etc.

Why Iranian people use saffron a lot?

Iranian people use saffron since past. Saffron is not only a unique spice but also is Iranian identity and culture. Saffron is used in Iran about five thousand years old. Based on some historical sources, saffron was used as food and body perfume by ancient Iranian. Saffron color was used to write rules and regulations, paint the paintings and clothes, and as mentioned above it was used as medicine.

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