Barberries are rare, tasteful, and healthy. They're very tiny red berries that are sold in dried form. Because these berries are tart, they need a little sugar to balance the taste.
- 1½ cups dried barberries (rinsed)
- 3 cups basmati rice
- 1 pinch of saffron
- 4 teaspoons superfine sugar
- 1 salt
- 1 pepper
- 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
Barberries & Rice (Zereshk Polo) is a community recipe submitted by Raha Lane and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.
This dish is called Zereshk Polo. You can purchase barberries or Zereshk in any International food store.