Khagineh is a traditional dessert from Tabriz, Iran.

Khagineh is essentially a ‘sweet omelette’ soaked in a sweet, saffron-infused syrup.

Try replacing your usual crepes with this delicious alternative.

Khagineh Recipe

Serves: 6Prep

Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes


. 2 eggs

. 4 tablespoon flour

. ¼ teaspoon baking powder

. ½ cup walnut

. ½ tablespoon cinnamon powder

. ½ cup water

. 1 cup sugar

. 2 teaspoons bloomed saffron

. vanilla extract


  • Step 1

To prepare khagineh, you must first mix in sugar and water in a saucepan and place the pan on heat so that the sugar is completely dissolved in water and the syrup is thickened.

  • Step 2

Add the saffron as soon as the khagineh syrup has been thickened.

  • Step 3

Break the eggs into a bowl and stir them well.

  • Step 4

After the eggs are thoroughly mixed, add the yoghurt and flour and whisk well until fully incorporated.

  • Step 5

Pour the oil in the non-stick pan and place on medium heat, and after it has warmed slightly, pour the batter into a pan and spread.

  • Step 6

After one side turns gold flip khagineh and cook for another 5 minutes.

  • Step 7

Turn off the heat after the khagineh is ready. Pour the syrup on it and top with walnut and cinnamon powder. Serve sugar omelet immediately while hot.

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