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Photos: Reshte-Khoshkar: A greasy cookie indigenous to Northern Iran

IRNA | Mojtaba Mohammadi: Reshte-Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie native to the northern province of Gilan. The sweat and greasy cookie is usually eaten as a tea-time snack.

The cookie is popular among fasting Muslims in the holy month of Ramadan for the fast-breaking meal.

Reshte-Khoshkar has been around for about three centuries.

Its main ingredients are rice, sugar, walnut and spices such as cardamom and cinnamon.

Following are IRNA’s photos of a shop in Rasht, the capital of Gilan province, where Reshte-Khoshkar is made:

 

 

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