Morasa polo


Morasa polo

Jeweled Rice

Morasa polo is made by cooking basmati rice with chicken, saffron, cinnamon, and other spices. The dish is then layered with fried onions, raisins, and almonds. Morasa polo is a flavorful and aromatic dish that is perfect for any occasion.

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Origins and history

Morasa polo originated in Iran and is a popular dish in Persian cuisine. It is often served during special occasions such as weddings and festivals.

Dietary considerations

Morasa polo is a gluten-free dish that can be made vegetarian by omitting the chicken and using vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.


There are many variations of morasa polo that include different spices and ingredients. Some variations include lamb instead of chicken, and dried fruits such as apricots and prunes.

Presentation and garnishing

Morasa polo is traditionally served on a platter with the rice and chicken arranged in layers. The dish is garnished with fried onions, raisins, and almonds.

Tips & Tricks

To make the dish more flavorful, use high-quality saffron and cinnamon.


Morasa polo is often served with a side of yogurt and a salad.

Drink pairings

Morasa polo pairs well with a glass of red wine or a cup of Persian tea.