Persian Savory Rice Cake


Tahchin is a classic Persian dish made with saffron rice and chicken layered and baked to perfection. Follow my recipe to learn how to make this classic savory saffron rice cake that'll be a showstopper at any gathering.

What is Tahchin?

Tahchin is a combination of two words: Tah+Chin. "Tah" means bottom and "chin" means arrange. This dish is made of two elements: rice and the filling, which can be chicken, beef, lamb or vegetables.

The Ingredients


There are a few variations of this dish and all are very delicious. A common one if lamb and eggplant where lamb is previously cooked, then sauteed with some onion and is layered with roasted or fried eggplant between the two layers of rice.

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