dami gojeh farangi rice recipe

Dami Gojeh Farangi Recipe; Make Delicious Persian Tomato Rice

Dami Gojeh Farangi is one of the famous Iranian pilaf dishes used as a simple dish for dinner or lunch. The recipe of this dish is similar to Estamboli Polo and Lubia Polo. To make this food more suitable for friendly gatherings, you can also add meat or chicken. Dami Gojeh Farangi, or one-pot tomato rice, is a dish where all the ingredients are cooked in one pot. It is an easy way to make a meal in a short amount of time.

This dish is often served with yogurt. This recipe has some essential ingredients that you probably already have at home: onions, tomatoes, tomato paste, and rice.

dami gojeh farangi recipe

How to Make Dami Gojeh Farangi?


Rice 2 cups
Tomatoes5 medium-sized
Onion 1 medium-sized
Potato1 large-sized
Brewed saffron (optional)2 tablespoons
Tomato paste½ tablespoons
Salt and black pepperAs needed
Turmeric and oilAs needed


Step One 

To prepare the Persian tomato rice, wash the rice well, then put the tomatoes in a blender or mixer and puree them well (If you do not have a blender, you can grate the tomatoes.)

Note: When soaking the rice, we can add half a cup of mashed tomatoes to the rice if desired. In addition to changing the color of the rice, it also helps to make the tomato tail tastier.

Step Two

Pour the rice into a suitable pot, then add enough water to cover the rice thoroughly. In the end, add 1 teaspoon of salt.

Step Three

At this stage, chop the onion into small pieces, put a suitable pot on the heat and add some oil. Add the chopped onion to the pot and fry a little to lighten the onion well.

how to cut onion

Step Four

Meanwhile, peel the potatoes and chop them into the shape of cubes. Then wash the potatoes well with cold water to completely remove excess starch. 

potato cubes

Step Five

After the onion is golden, add some turmeric and fry it with the onion. Then, add the tomato paste and fry well until the ingredients are well-mixed.

Note: Adding tomato paste is optional but will help make the food more colorful.

Step Six

Add pureed tomato with some salt and black pepper to the pot and mix with other ingredients. 

Step Seven 

It is time to add the chopped potatoes to the pot, put the lid on it, and cook the ingredients together for 15 minutes. 

dami gojeh sauce

Step Eight

 Add the soaked rice to the pot. Mix the ingredients, then add a little saffron if you want the final result to be more colorful. Now, put the lid on the pot, and let the Dami gojeh farangi cook on medium heat. It takes about 45 minutes to an hour until our Persian tomato rice gets ready.

how to cook dami gojeh recipe

How to Serve Dami Gojeh Farangi?

After the tomato is ready, mix it well in a pot, put it in the dish, and serve it with Salad Shirazi or yogurt.

tomato rice

Key points for Making Dami Gojeh Farangi

  • If you like minced meat, add it after frying the onion well and let it fry until the meat is cooked.
  • To better taste, pour a little cumin on the rice when brewing.
  • If you do not like the skin of the tomato inside the Dami gojeh farangi, it is better to blanch and peel it and then grate or puree it. 
  • Adding a little tomato paste makes the Persian tomato rice farangi more colorful. 
  • You can pour a little Kermanshahi oil on the rice at the end of cooking. 
  • You can use fried chicken to prepare this dish. 
  • Use fresh port potatoes. 
  • If you want, you can use a bit of mashed garlic or garlic powder to prepare this food. 

Do not forget to make this recipe and share it with us. If you also have any related questions about the Dami gojeh farangi recipe, please do not hesitate to ask.

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