Polo is a common meal in Iran and it is simply made by cooking rice. But Persian women always try to change it and make something new and diversify foods for their family also the cooking recipes of each part of Iran is related to their agriculture and that region’s product. In Shiraz, they mix it with Kalam (cabbage) and herbals like basils, dill, and meatballs.
To make this delicious dish you have to make your rice in Persian way. First, put your rice in water and let it for hours so the rice will absorb the water and bake faster also the pesticide and poison that may be in it will come out. Then slice your cabbage and onion you can use cabbage or kohlrabi add vegetables turmeric, paper, water and let it bake.
Now make your meatballs. mix your ground meat and grated onion with salt and pepper and hand it well knead the mix mixture and roll it into round meatballs about the size of a hazelnut. Heat a pan with a light coating of oil and bake it.
Wash your rice and parboil with a bit of turmeric. Then built layers of rice and cabbage mixture. Put meatballs on top and enjoy your tasty meal.