How to Make Persian Tahchin in the Oven : (Baked Saffron Rice Cake)

How to Make Persian Tahchin in the Oven : (Baked Saffron Rice Cake)

Techin Margh is one of the most popular Iranian dishes, which is mostly prepared for parties and gatherings. Today, we are at your service, dear visitors, by teaching you how to cook this delicious dish:

Necessary ingredients for 4 people
Rice 4 cups
Strained yogurt 1 glass
Yolk 3 pieces
Chicken breast 2 pcs
Brewed saffron 4 tablespoons
Butter 2 tablespoons
barberry 2 tablespoons
Sugar 1 teaspoon
Rose water 1 teaspoon
Onion 1 small number
Salt and black pepper enough
Turmeric and pistachio slices enough

Chicken Techin recipe

first stage

First, we wash the chicken meat, then we put it in a suitable pot without water and fry the chicken a little on a low heat. Next, peel the onion and cut it into small pieces and add it to the pot. When the chicken broth evaporates, we add a little liquid oil and fry the chicken a little.

second stage

At this stage, we add some salt and turmeric to the chicken meat and fry the chicken for another 5 minutes, then add a glass and a half of water to the pot and close the lid of the pot so that the chicken meat cooks slowly and only half a glass of water is inside. The pot remains.

third level

After the chicken meat is completely cooked, we take the pot off the heat and wait until it cools down a bit, then we cut the chicken into small pieces and set it aside. At this stage, strain the chicken broth and set it aside.

The fourth stage

We soak the rice in water and some salt according to its type, then we put a pot of water on the gas stove and wait for the water to boil, then we add some salt and oil to the boiling water and finally add the rice. do.

The fifth stage

When the rice is cooked, we rinse it with cold water. Then, in a spacious container, beat the egg yolks well until their texture is completely opened. Next, we add some rose water to the egg yolks and finally add yogurt along with salt, black pepper, turmeric, infused saffron and chicken stock.

The sixth stage

Mix the ingredients well until they are completely uniform, then add the drained rice and mix the ingredients again. We pour some liquid oil on the bottom of the pot, which we have considered for cooking Techin, then pour half of the rice into the pot and press it with the back of a spoon on the bottom of the pot

The seventh stage

At this stage, we roast the barberry with a very small amount of liquid oil and sugar for a minute. Pour the shaved chicken along with half of the barberry on the layer of rice and finally pour the remaining rice on the mixture of chicken and barberry and press it with the back of a spoon.

The eighth stage

Finally, divide the butter into several parts and put it on different parts of the rice. We put the pot on very low heat, it takes about an hour to infuse the rice. At the end, we turn the bottom on the plate and decorate it with barberry and pistachio slices.

Tips on how to make chicken tenderloin

How to MAKE Tahchin in the oven

To cook Te Chin in the oven, it is better to use suitable oven dishes such as Pyrex dishes. Press the rice and chicken in the top of the pyrex dish, then spread the butter on the rice and draw a very thin foil on the pyrex dish. Then put the bottom of the chin in the oven heated to 180 degrees Celsius for one hour until it is ready. (Source: Techin chicken in the oven )

How to make chicken Tahchin  for 2 people

If you want to make Techin chicken for two people, just change the amount of necessary ingredients. The above ingredients are for 4 people, and by halving the amount of the above ingredients, you can prepare chicken techin for two people.

Techin chicken and eggplant

In order to prepare Techin with Eggplant, for the amount of ingredients in this recipe, we first prepare two medium sized eggplants boiled or fried, then crush the eggplants completely and fry them with other Techin ingredients and in We follow the next steps as above.

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