Rice, Tah dig

A Different Tah dig with Dough

Persian (Iranian) rice gets steamed with the most scrumptious, crunchy and golden crust that is called ‘ tahdig ته دیگ’ meaning bottom of the pot in Farsi language. Tahdig, is speciality of Iranian cuisine consisting of crispy, crunchy, golden browned layer of either rice – bread, potatoes or meat taken from the bottom of the… Continue reading A Different Tah dig with Dough

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Persian Pilaf with Turmeric Crust

This elegant rice dish with yellow colour and crispy crust (tahdig), is full of aromatic flavour. If you are familiar with Iranian rice and tahdig ته دیگ you would love to try this recipe too. Tahdig is pan fried layer of crust at the bottom of the rice pot. You can make tahdig either with… Continue reading Persian Pilaf with Turmeric Crust

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King Rice/Shah Pilaf شاه پلو

Shah plov شاه پلو or crown rice تاج پلو is an Azerbaijani signature dish. There are different types of rice dish in Azerbaijani cuisine but this one is king of rice. This rice dish is known as : Khan rice خان پلو, shah rice شاه پلو or crown rice تاج پلو and is served in… Continue reading King Rice/Shah Pilaf شاه پلو

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Iranian Sour Cherries pilaf

Sour cherry or Morello cherry is called ‘ albaloo البالو ’ in Farsi language. Albaloo or moreloo cherry is smaller than sweet cherry with dark red colour. The origins for Sour cherry is in Iranian plateau or East Europe. This fruit is very popular in Iran from ancient time to modern day Iran. Nowadays, albaloo… Continue reading Iranian Sour Cherries pilaf

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Persian steamed rice with Saffron crust

Persian (Iranian) rice gets steamed with the most scrumptious, crunchy and golden crust that is called ‘ tahdig ته دیگ ’ meaning bottom of the pot in Farsi language. Rice is polo in Farsi So if you want to have a crispy, golden crust of rice that formed at the bottom of pot by frying… Continue reading Persian steamed rice with Saffron crust