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Persian Restaurant in Singapore, Shabestan, Celebrates Nowruz on 21st March 2021

Updated: Jul 13, 2021

Celebrated since the 11th century, Nowruz is the Persian New Year which marks the beginning of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Nowruz which means “New Day” is a celebration of new beginnings by wishing prosperity and welcoming the future while shedding away the past. Persians use this time to cleanse their homes and of course, it involves lots of food.

The Persian cuisine is famous for its delicious grilled meats and Shabestan grills all their kebabs over fire following authentic Persian cooking techniques.

Priced at $96 per person and $46 for children, Shabestan has curated a spread of 18 dishes for guests to have a festive meal.

The 18 dishes includes Feta Cheese and Pomegranate, Shirazi Salad, Hummus, Muhamara, Borani Esfanaj, Lamb Kubideh, Chicken Masti, Tekeh Masti, Prawn and Fish Kebabs served with Sabzi Polo and Salad, Baklava and Sholezard.

Popular Nowruz dishes served at Shabestan include Ash Reshth, Dolma, Sabzi Polo and Koresh-e-Fesenjan Ba Ordak.

Executive Chef Hany has created a special dish for Nowruz 2021 at Shabestan which is

called “Ghalieh Mahi” that is made with coriander, fenugreek, onions, tomatoes, turmeric, garlic and tamarind and he has added a “Leg of Lamb” Carving Station for guests to indulge in.

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