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Mirza Ghasemi, The Sensational Flavor of North

If you ask Iranians what Mirza Ghasemi means to them, most of the answers will guide you to the dense forests and misty fields of Gilan province. Lace-up your shoes, follow the fresh smokey smell of vegetables to the green fields, and colorful houses of Gilan and help yourself to a magnificent appetizer.
Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: Mirza Ghasemi
Servings: 4 persons
Calories: 105kcal
Author: solmaz haghighat


  • Eggplants: 3 large 100 cal
  • Tomatoes: 3 medium. If you are using tomato paste, 2 tomatoes would be enough. 20 cal
  • Tomato Paste: 1 spoon 13 cal
  • Eggs: 2 medium 78 cal
  • Garlic: 3 large cloves of garlic 3 cal
  • Vegetable oil: 2 spoons 2 more, If you want to fry the eggplants instead of roasting them. 124 cal
  • Salt and black pepper: as much as you desire 0 cal
  • Tumeric: 1 teaspoon 29 cal


  • Step One: Roast, fry or put the eggplants in the oven; then dice them perfectly.
  • Step Two: Peel and chop the tomatoes and garlic.
  • Step Three: Stir them in a pot with vegetable oil, add the spices to it and then add the diced eggplants into the pot for 10 minutes.
  • Step Four: Crack the eggs into the pot and mix them with the ingredients and enjoy your Mirza Ghasemi after another 10 minutes.


You can serve your Mirza Ghasemi with Persian Bread or Kateh which is a kind of Persian rice.