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Noghl is a traditional sweet of Urmia city in North West of Iran which is made with sugar, water, and catkin syrup. It also contains nuts like almonds and walnuts.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: Noghl
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 430kcal


  • 6 cups of water
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon catkin syrup(essence)
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 2 tablespoon tartrate cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Mix the water and sugar and heat them until they make a thick syrup
  • Add vanilla
  • Add tartare cream
  • Add walnuts and batter the mixture for 1 hour until the syrup is absorbed with walnuts.
  • Add catkin syrup
  • Mix for more 30 minutes
  • Wait for about 2 hours until they cool down


Uniqop’s Advice:

  1. You can keep Noghl in the fridge for about 4-6 months.
  2. You can add brewed saffron or rosewater after adding catkin syrup.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 430kcal