How to make Iranian Tah-chin

Making Iranian Tah-chin

1. Introduction

Tahchin is one of the original Iranian dishes that is made from a mixture of rice, chicken, yogurt, eggs and saffron. Tahchin is prepared mainly with chicken or meat. In this article, we want to teach you the golden tips about making Iranian Tah-chin with chicken. In the following, we will teach you how to prepare majestic tahchin with chicken.

2. Ingredients

Ingredients for preparing Iranian Tah-chin:
Chicken breast: 1 pc
Rice: 3 cups
Yogurt: 1 cup
Butter: 50 g
Egg yolk: 2
Onions: 1 medium
Rose water: 1 cup
Barberry: 100 g
Sugar: 1 teaspoon
Liquid oil: as needed
Melted saffron: 1 tbsp
Cinnamon: 1 teaspoon

Pistachio slices: as needed
Salt, turmeric and black pepper: enough amount

Iranian Tah-chin

3. Recipe

Step 1: You need to prepare the chicken breast. To do this, put the chicken breast with a few cups of water and chopped onion and turmeric inside a pot. Then place the pot on a medium flame. After the chicken breast is cooked, turn the flame off and let it cool down a bit. then shave the chicken breast completely and put it in a bowl and set it aside.

Step 2: Clean the rice and rinse several times with water. Then choose a suitable pot and pour a few cups of water, salt and some oil with rice into the pot and put it on a gentle flame. After a while, test the rice. and when the rice is soft enough (so that it is cooked around and the marrow is a little firm), then the rice is ready for drainage.

Step 3: Select a suitable pan and pour the oil into it. Place on a low heat stove. After the oil is hot, add the chicken breast that you shaved in the previous steps and fry. Then add some cinnamon, salt and black pepper to the pan and stir and fry the chicken again. After frying the chicken, set it aside, now add the oil to the pan again and fry the barberry with the sugar for a few minutes on low heat. At this stage, be careful not to burn the barberry.

Step 4: Choose a large bowl and then add the egg yolk along with the rose water and infused saffron and stir until the raw smell of the egg disappears. Then add the yogurt to the dish in the next step and mix it well again. In the next move, add the drained rice to the bowl and mix the ingredients well until smooth. To cook the bottom of the crease, it is better to use a fireproof glass container or so-called Pyrex. (You can also use non-stick pots)

4. Last part

Step 5: Grease the inside of the Pyrex dish with an oil-soaked brush. Pour half of the ingredients into the bottom of the pan and squeeze well until they are completely compressed. Then add the roasted chicken with the roasted barberry and press it well back to the bottom of the pan. Then pour the rest of the rice into the container and press well. Finally, divide the butter into small pieces and place on the surface of the rice. You can also use Kermanshahi oil for this purpose. Draw a thin foil over the Pyrex and place the Pyrex in the oven. The time it takes for Tahchin to fully bake at 180 C is one hour. After your Tahchin is ready, You can return it to the desired dish and decorate with pistachio slices and barberry.

enjoy from your Iranian Tah-chin


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