This traditional Iranian mixture of nuts, seeds, and dried fruits is a nice mix of sweet and salty and will keep for up to two weeks; it first appeared in our December 2012 issue along with Ramin Ganeshram's story Midnight Snack.
Ajil (Persian Trail Mix)
This Iranian snack is a sweet-salty mixture of nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and sugar-coated almonds.
Yield: makes About 5 Cups
1 cup roasted, salted pumpkin seeds
1 cup whole, salted pistachios
1 cup sugar-coated slivered almonds (or noghl available at Sadaf.com)