Persian Fresh Herb and Egg Casserole

Marsha Gardner


My brother-in-law's mother made this one time when we were all visiting and I couldn't get over the taste. Mak had to translate the recipe from Farsi to English so I could have it. I am so glad that he did.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 6 large
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    advieh-see note
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 clove
    garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 c
    green onions, finely sliced
  • 1 c
    parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 c
    coriander leaves (cilantro), finely chopped
  • 1 c
    dill weed, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fenugreek, optional
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried barberries, optional (found in middle eastern markets)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted, melted

How to Make Persian Fresh Herb and Egg Casserole


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

    In a large bowl, beat the eggs well and add the baking powder, flour, allspice, salt and pepper. Fold in the garlic, scallions, parsley, coriander, dill, fenugreek and barberries. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  2. Place 2 tablespoons of the melted butter into an 8-inch-square baking dish. Pour in egg and herb mixture. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Brush with the remaining melted butter, and return to the oven about 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. The casserole may be served from the baking dish or inverted onto a serving platter by loosening the edges with a knife. Cut into 2- inch squares. Serve with cucumber-yogurt sauce. My Ab Duq Khiar Dip (Yogurt Dip)is posted.
  4. ADIVEH:1/2 teaspoon cumin,
    1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon cardamom

Printable Recipe Card

About Persian Fresh Herb and Egg Casserole

Course/Dish: Eggs
Other Tag: Healthy

Leave a Comment

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]

20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes

20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes

The portobello mushroom is one of the most popular varieties of mushrooms in the world. Known as natural cancer-fighters and providing numerous health benefits, so portobellos are a tasty addition to your diet. Whether you are going low-carb, want to partake in Meatless Monday, or are on a plant-based diet, portobellos will become a staple […]

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes

Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]