Pomegranate soup
A bowl of āsh-e anār
Place of origin Iran
Region or stateIran
Main ingredientsPomegranate juice and seeds, yellow split peas, mint leaves, spices

Pomegranate soup (Persian: آش انار āš e anār; Azerbaijani: انار آشی, anar aşı; Mazandarani: اسپاش انار او, aspāsh enār oo; Arabic: شوربة رمان shorbat rummān)[1][2][3][4] is an Iranian dish made from pomegranate juice and seeds, yellow split peas, mint leaves, spices, and other ingredients. It is regarded as an āsh, which is the Iranian term for a "thick soup".[5] This soup has different types and forms in Iran.

See also


  1. ^ Najmieh Batmanglij (2007). A Taste of Persia: An Introduction to Persian Cooking. I.B.Tauris. p. 44. ISBN 978-1-84511-437-4.
  2. ^ Nesta Ramazani (1997). Persian cooking. Ibex Publishers, Inc. p. 25. ISBN 0-936347-77-5.
  3. ^ Yavar Dehghani (2001). Persian phrasebook. Lonely Planet. p. 129. ISBN 0-86442-581-3.
  4. ^ Jeanne Jacob; Michael Ashkenazi (2007). The World Cookbook for Students. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-313-33455-9. Pomegranate soup -Marsha.
  5. ^ Elāhī, ʿE. "ĀŠ (thick soup), the general term for a traditional Iranian dish comparable to the French potage.". Encyclopedia Iranica. Retrieved 2016-02-08.