How to Cook Lamb Broth in a Stone Pot ( Abgoosht)

by Negar Heidari

This is a traditional food from Iran. People enjoy eating it with flat bread, mixed green vegetable, yoghurt drink and sometimes raw onion.


  • Lamb leg 500 gram
  • Potato 5 medium
  • Onion 1 big
  • Tomato 2 big
  • Salt, pepper, tumrice
  • Oil
  • Chickpea 500 grams
  • Tomato paste 1 tablespoon
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Step 2

    Pre soak the chickpeas over the night and change the water a few times.

    Step 3

    Step 4

    Grate the onion and tomatoes.

    Step 5

    Step 6

    Step 7

    Step 8

    Fry the onions with two tablespoons of oil

    Step 9

    Add the meat and spices. Cook until the meat's colour change.

    Step 10

    Add tomatoes

    Step 11

    Add the tomato paste

    Step 12

    Stir and let the tomato paste's colour turns red.

    Step 13

    Add chickpeas

    Step 14

    Add about two liters of boiled water

    Step 15

    Let the mixture boil

    Step 16

    Then turn the oven on low heat and put the lid back

    Step 17

    When the meats and chickpeas are cooked, wash potatoes and put it into the stone pot.

    Step 18

    It is done. 😋enjoy it with Lebanese bread, yoghurt drink and raw onion.