Local food and global reputation of
Akbar jooje !!
,If you travel to northern Iran, the name of the delicious “Akbar Jooje” is familiar to you.
Haj Ali Akbar Kalbadi, the inventor of the great chicken food and the founder of Akbar Jooje Restaurants in Mazandaran Province, is well-known for his delicious dish,
This meal has now become one of the local foods of Mazandaran..!
First, local chicks are dipped in water and lemon one day and then fried with oil and served with saffron rice and
Akbar Jooje with a famous sauce called
“Pomegranate Sauce” is served.
Story of “Akbar Jooje” !
Akbar kalbadi and his wife,who spent many years in the coffee house on the way to the north of the country, and served at that coffee house a delicious meal for heavy car drivers.
Later, because of the delicious meal that they served with chicken,he turns into a big restaurant and specially known because of it’s chicken meal as “Akbar Jooje”!
Nowadays, Akbar’s children and descendants are engaged in the establishment of several branches in the cities of Sari, Gorgan, Babol, Amol, Noshahr, Ghaemshahr, Garmsar, Chalus and his eldest son Hamid Reza Kalbadi in 1363 Officially Patent the establishment of the first branch of Akbar Jooje in the city of Sari in 1370.
its registration in the “Patents” section will continue the path of Ali Akbar Kalbadi and his wife.
Writer : Bahare Mirpourian