In Persian cuisine, Kookoo refers to any dish with fried vegetables and egg. Usually these dishes are quite simple and quick to make. Potato patties are a kind of kookoo that can be served as dinner, a light lunch or a picnic food. It´s mostly popular among kids thanks to its crispy and crunchy texture.
Kookoo sabzi is an aromatic omelette that is served on the first day of spring and Persian new year. It is the most popular Kookoo in Iran, a vegetarian dish filled with variety of herbs and greens.