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NPR Hot Pot: How to Make Zereshk Polow

Yasaman Alavi makes zereshk polow, a crunchy-bottomed rice dish popular in her native Iran. Infused with saffron and spiked with tart barberries, it's traditionally eaten with slow-cooked chicken. Alavi prepares this meal while sharing memories of her aunt's cooking back in Iran, and tells us how she has come to cook Persian cuisine in her new home in Maryland.