It is true that unlike the Southeast Asian countries, Iranian people are very conservative when it comes to food. Most people will only enjoy foods that are very similar to what they’ve had before. Kabab koobideh, Joojeh kabab or Ghormeh sabzi! But it doesn't mean that you can't find unusual foods here. Take a look at our list of the most unusual dishes in Iran that you must try when you are there!
If you're planning to travel to Iranian Azerbaijan region in the summer and would like to experience a totally different food, we suggest you try Ash-e Yakh
This local food is made of sour yoghurt, ice cubes, fresh local vegetables, rice, garlic and spices. In order to prepare this food local experts will boil fresh vegetables, rice and spices then let it cool down and add sour yoghurt and ice cubes.