Persian Rice with Potato Tahdig

Persian Rice with Potato Tahdig

Potatoes are cooked at the bottom of the rice in this traditional Persian rice dish.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Rinse and drain rice 2 times.
  2. Step 2

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add rice and salt; cook for 6 minutes. Drain in a colander. Rinse rice and drain again.
  3. Step 3

    Put oil in the bottom of the pot and place potato slices in a single layer over top. Pour cooked rice on top of potato slices, cover, and cook over low heat until rice and potatoes are tender, 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Invert carefully onto a serving plate so sliced potatoes are on top of rice.