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Khoresht Kadoo

Khoresht Kadoo

Khoresht-e-Kadoo is a kind of stew that is vegetable-based that you can add meat to its recipe. After cooking meats and frying zucchinis, onion, and garlic, you should add potato past and flavourings to fried onion and garlic and add some meat stock and lemon juice. Then you should stir it until potato paste dissolves. You have to allow it to boil for more some minutes. Finely, you can add zucchinis and meat. After boiling some more minutes, it is ready to serve.
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Course: khooresht ( Stew )
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: Khoresht Kadoo
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 139kcal


  • 4 zucchinis
  • 1.100 lb lamb meat, slice as a cub
  • 1 medium-sized onion
  • 1 glove of garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon spice
  • 2 tablespoon potato past
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoon Vegetable oil, plus more as you need


  • Grab a medium-size pan and place the meats in it.
  • Add enough amount of water to meat's pan and let it cook. It needs almost 45minutesto cook thoroughly
  • Meanwhile, you should prepare the zucchini and stew's mixture.
  • Wash, peel, and slice the zucchini, onion, and garlic.
  • Grab another medium-size pan. Pour vegetable oil and heat it.
  • When oil starts simmering, place the zucchini in it and fry them on both sides. First, fry one side. Then turn them to other side and let it fry, too.
  • After frying the zucchinis, gather them up.
  • Add some more oil and heat it again.
  • Add sliced onion and garlic.
  • Aftersautéing them, pour the potato paste and sauté it a bit more.
  • Check the meat to see it is cooked.
  • Pour some meat stock to the sautéed mixture.
  • Add some lemon juice to the mixture and let it boil for 5 minutes.
  • Now itis time to add fried zucchini and cooked meat.
  • Let it boil some more minutes to absorb and evaporate excess water.
  • It is ready to serve.


Uniqop's advice

  • To cook Khoresht-e-Kadoo, always buy small and light types of zucchini because they have less and soft seeds. The bigger ones have more and rough seeds. Their seeds are bitter and spoil the taste of your stew.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.56g | Protein: 6.86g | Fat: 8.38g | Cholesterol: 21.74mg | Sodium: 568.66mg | Potassium: 368.89mg | Fiber: 2.97g | Sugar: 2.74g | Vitamin A: 487.4IU | Vitamin C: 18.62mg | Calcium: 43.34mg | Iron: 1.13mg