Go Back
+ servings


Sohan is a Persian Saffron brittle sweet that is mainly made with wheat and butter and nuts. It is originally from Qom and has two main types, including simple Sohan nad Sohan Loghmeyi.
No ratings yet
Print Pin
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: Sohan, Soohan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 500kcal


  • 2 tablespoon Wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoon wheat ground
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 8 tablespoon water
  • 10 tablespoon butter
  • 6 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom ground
  • ½ teaspoon saffron
  • teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup sliced almond
  • ½ cup pistachio


  • Mix flour, wheat gound and sugar in a pot and heat them for 3 minutes
  • Add water and wait until the sugar solves in the water
  • After the sugar completely solved, add butter
  • When the butter melted, add honey, salt and cardamom ground
  • Add saffron
  • When the combination temperature become 260’C, turn off the heat
  • Add almonds
  • Immediately pour the mixture on a porch or an oily tray in small circle shapes. (you can pour a tablespoon at a time)
  • Sparkle the pistachios as the topping
  • Wait until they cool down and create a brittle texture


Uniqop’s Advice:

You ‘d better use a cooking thermometer to measure the temperature of the mixture because heating the dough more or less than 260’C is an essential point.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 25g