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What to do with dried lemons?

I bought a bag of dried lemons for a Persian chicken dish I made last week (which was delicious), and now I'm wondering what to do with the rest of the bag. Any suggestions?

asked by sweetlolo almost 3 years ago
4 answers 10564 views
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added almost 3 years ago

Was the dish Khoresht Gheymeh? That's one of my favorites!

The stew Ghormeh Sabzi uses them too -- here's a recipe: http://elrascooking.blogspot...

You can also simmer them in water to make a really delicious tea.

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added almost 3 years ago

It was Khoresht Karafs, and the flavor was great. I'll have to try the Ghormeh Sabzi, and the tea sounds great too. Thanks.

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added almost 3 years ago

Look through Persian cookboks for more ideas. Dried lemons and limes are frequently called for in Persian dishes.

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added almost 3 years ago

Check out this link on Chowhound for more ideas: http://chowhound.chow.com...