Persian Spicy Fish or shrimp Stew most famous in southern Iran (Hormozgan and other cities of southern Iran). Fish, a protein-rich and tasty food that is especially popular in the southern provinces due to their proximity to the Persian Gulf.
In southern Iran, people make various foods with fish, one of which is Ghalieh Mahi . Fish is the most famous and delicious southern food that is very popular in Hormozgan, Qeshm, Khuzestan and other southern parts of the country. Eating this southern food in winter is very enjoyable. Ghalieh Mahi is a delicious local stew in the south of the country where the women cook it with fish, onions, garlic, turmeric, salt, pepper, herbs (coriander and fenugreek), tomato paste, tamarind, pomegranate paste and oil. This dish is sour with tamarind and is a tasty stew because of its coriander and garlic flavor. Fish used for Ghalieh Mahi should be bone-free. Salted fish, stony, black halva and grouper are suitable for this dish. Due to the high diversity of South Sea fish in the country and their different taste each one is cooked in a special way. Southerners also cook this dish with shrimp, which is called shrimp slaughter. Baking food, especially local cuisine in any part of the country by locals and locals can undoubtedly give it a different flavor. This delicious dish is served with pilaf. If you miss the southern cities of Iran go to a local restaurant and order this traditional dish because you will surely appreciate its unique taste.