Total time: 1 hr 45 mins
Almost every culture has a "national dish" that describes and may even define a culinary identity. In Iran, that dish is called Ghormeh Sabzi (GOR-ma SAB-zee). Roughly translating to "Fried Herbs" from Farsi, Ghormeh Sabzi (Kidney Bean & Beef Stew) is a dish that nearly every Persian grandmother has a recipe to make. Think of it as the ultimate comfort food, one that fills the home with delightful aromas and reminds us of family, like a Sunday roast.
A key ingredient in this dish is the specialty spice known as Dried Persian Lime. Often made from lemons or small limes that are...