I tried to take a pretty photo so you wouldn’t gasp in horror, because if you’re thinking it, just know you’re not the first: this dish has a tinge that can make you think of something you’d rather forget while you’re eating. It’s been a longstanding joke in Iranian culture, which is where this recipe comes from. But it’s just so delicious that I promise you’ll forget all about its color after one bite!
Once you’ve gotten over this fact hopefully you will start making it. And fortunately for everyone it is a cinch to make! We start by grinding our walnuts in a food processor. I swear this isn’t a plug but I’m so ridiculously happy that I have a Cuisinart CSB-77 SmartStick Hand Blender. Basically, it’s everything you could ever need in one: an immersion blender, an electric whisk, and a food processor. It even comes with a nice measuring cup! So anyway, put your walnuts in a processor: