A complete guide to the traditional haft-sin table for Norouz (Persian New Year) including 7 essential items, common additional items, and Persian desserts.
- Set the table. Place a Persian table cloth or a dish towel on the table. Then, assemble at least 7 small serving bowls on top. You can use bowls that you already have at home or purchase a haft-sin set online.
- Make a shopping list. Make a list of all the items that you will need for the 7-sin table (including any Persian desserts that you will be placing on the table or baking ingredients if you are making your own).
- Arrange the haft-sin items. Place the haft-seen items into the serving bowls. For items like require to be refrigerated (such as samanu), include it on the table on the actual day of norooz because it will start to spoil.
- Arrange any additional items. Add any additional items such as a mirror, candles, goldfish, hyacinth flowers, poetry book, painted eggs, coins, and Persian sweets.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Category: New Year
- Method: Assemble
- Cuisine: Persian
- Calories: 100
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