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Keshk

 

a fortified tower-shaped dwelling, forming part of an early medieval castle in Middle Asia. It is similar to a donjon. The keshk, constructed of sunbaked brick, was placed on a clay platform with sloping sides.

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It includes dishes taken from the sixteenth century, like Ran-e Beryan (Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Yogurt and Saffron) and ones that use ingredients not found in western pantries, like kashk, a salty, tangy yogurt-like condiment.
The ingredients used are reshteh (thin noodles), kashk (a whey-like dairy product), herbs such as parsley, spinach, dill, spring onion ends and sometimes coriander, chick peas, black eye beans, lentils, onions, flour, dried mint, garlic, oil, salt and pepper.
Tenders are invited for Kisan inter college taharpur me bhutal pr additionan kashk and baramda nirman
It is drizzled with mint oil, crunchy fried onions and sour kashk, a fermented whey product eaten in the Middle East that tastes akin to sour yoghurt.
However, for some dairy products such as Kashk, wild plum, mint, sweet canned cherry, and sour cherry that are not listed in the USDA FCT, Iranian FCT was used alternatively [28].
I've used yoghurt as it's easy to buy, but traditionally this recipe would use 'kashk' or whey -- an almost cheese-like product that adds a creamy yet salty flavour to a dish.
Start with fresh bread and herbs, along with mast khiar, and kashk bademjan.
Ingredients: Eggplant, kashk (whey), onion, fried mint and turmeric.
Reluctantly we passed on the scallops wrapped in prosciutto ($11), fried eggplant marinara ($8), fried calamari with red pepper remoulade ($9) and some delightful sounding Persian appetizers mirzaghasemi (grilled eggplant, garlic, caramelized onion, tomato and eggs $8); and kashk e bademjon (roasted eggplant, onion, garlic, mint and kashk a dry, aged yogurt $8).
Sulaiman, a resident of Kashk Kohna district, who visited Herat City for shopping, also complained of increasing prices of daily use items.
The Hadayek Qobba revolutionary youth movement had called for the protest, which began in several locations across Cairo including Al-Sheikh Kashk Mosque, Al-Nour Mosque, Al-Matarawy Mosque, and Al-Alf Al-Maskan Square.
It's made up of fried aubergine with onion, garlic, mint, a little tomato puree and kashk, which is thick whey usually found in Middle Eastern markets.