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Masho Ghomri

Masho Ghomri is one of the local foods of Isfahan that it’s like a kind of Haleem (porridge). This food has many fans due to its simple recipe and deliciousness.

Masho Ghomri is cooked in autumn and winter which is the season of harvesting kohlrabi.

This article is dedicated to this tasty food; tune on.

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Recipe of Masho Ghomri

Masho Ghomri can be served as lunch, dinner or even in the afternoon. You can eat it as Eftari in Ramadan. In the following, we explain how to cook it:

Cooking time: near 4 hours

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • Sheep’s meat: 200 g
  • Mung bean: 1 glass
  • Vegetable includes leek, parsley, fenugreek and savory: 300 g
  • Rice: half of glass
  • Medium onion: 2 (in the form of sliced and fried)
  • Salt, pepper and turmeric: in the amount needed
  • Kohlrabi: 3

This delicious food is being prepared in 3 phases:

First phase:

Put rinsed and cleaned meat in the oven with the appropriate amount of water to get half-cooked.

Cook mung beans separately. When meat got half-cooked, add grated kohlrabies and let it to be cooked together for 10 minutes.

Second phase:

Add cleaned vegetables along with rice to the meat and Ghomri mixture. The time of cooking is 20 minutes.

Third phase:

At last, add cooked mung beans and let the food get well-cooked until it runs out of water. Then, pound it with a meat-masher to get stretching and also blend.

Pour Masho Ghomri into a dish and decorate it with fried onion and then, serve it with fresh bread and pickle.

Important tips for cooking Masho Ghomri:

You should use high quality ingredients in its foods.

You can use minced meat.

If you use minced kohlrabi, it should cook at the same time as the meat.

This food is more delicious with lots of fried onion and pepper.

This food should be without water and it must be pounded well so that it’s raw ingredients are not visible.

Amazing Properties of Masho Ghomri

Masho Ghomri is a nutritional food that includes vitamin

  • A
  • B, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • K
  • carbohydrate
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Fiber
  • Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Phosphor
  • Selenium
  • Choline
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Iron
  • Protein

The most important properties of this food include improving the performance of the guts, better digestion of foods, and relieving constipation.

It has high nutritional value and it can be used as a healthy and dietary food.

This food causes strengthens the cardiovascular, vascular, and nervous systems and also, reduces the risk of getting brain diseases and heart attacks.

It also includes dietary fiber and helps the health of the digestive system and the attraction of nutritional ingredients in the body. It prevents colonic polyps that happening due to intestinal inflammation.

This food causes an increase in red blood cells for having B12, Folic acid, and iron.

As a result, it eliminates anemia and it’s beneficial for pregnant women and fetuses.

This food causes blood sugar, pressure, and fat control pressure and strengthens the immune system, and prevents many diseases; especially cancer.

This food prevents kidney stones.

Researchers of traditional medicine explained that this food causes removal of hemorrhoids, flu, colds and fitness, rejuvenation of skin and hair, strengthening bones, and teeth, and prevention of osteoporosis;

but those people that have thyroid problems, shouldn’t overeat.

Isfahan; a city with the most famous foods

Isfahan is known for its spectacular ancient monuments and unique traditional foods.

This province is beautiful and has always been considered one of the adventurous regions.

Every human has its own special taste and there are infinite tastes in the world.

The joy of eating the traditional foods of Isfahan creates the most memorable flavors.

Isfahan is a city with rich history and culture and of course, traditional delicious souvenirs and foods.

In addition to Gaz and Sohan which are the main souvenir of this city, Masho Ghomri is famous among foreign tourists and everyone who walks in this city for entertainment and wants to eat traditional and authentic foods.

Isfahan people love foods like Haleem; so, you can visit restaurants, and cafes in the margin of Naghsh- e Jahan square to eat this delicious food.

The nice mood of Naghsh- e Jahan nights can figure out in the best way possible with tasty food like Masho Ghomri.


Which kind of meat do we use in this haleem?

Sheep’s meat.

What it is served with?

Fresh bread and pickles.

What kind of vitamins does it have?

A, B, C, D,

How long does it take to cook?

Near 4 hours.


Every city has special signs that are considered its certificate.

Isfahan province has different and unique aspects in the field of foods and it is regarded as one of the cooking and nutrition poles.

Masho Ghomri is one of the foods that you should try!

The diversity of traditional foods most of them local doubles the pleasure of every trip.

The common mode of these foods is that meat is the main raw material.

Of course, you can’t find this food in every restaurant in Isfahan and you should find traditional restaurants which serve this food.

Have you ever tried Masho Ghomri? Did you like its taste? What was it decorated with? Share your comments with us…

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