Friday, August 7, 2009

Nan-o panir-o-gerdu

Nan-o panir-o-gerdu
Walnut cheese dip (Iran)

1/4 pound white cheese, chopped
2 cups shelled walnuts, chopped
2 tbsp chopped fresh scallions (green or spring onions)
2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
2 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
juice of one lime
1/4 cup olive oil

1. IN a food processor or in a bowl, mix the cheese, walnuts, scallions, fresh herbs, and garlic.
2. Add salt, pepper, lime juice, and olive oil; mix well
3. Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl and place it on a round platter.
4. Cut Lavash (thin flat bread) or pita bread into 4 inch pices and arrange around the bowl on a platter.


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