Authentic Persian Jeweled Rice and Saffron Chicken

Authentic Persian Jeweled Rice and Saffron Chicken

Learn to make this beautiful rice dish traditionally served for celebrations alongside saffron marinated chicken. 

Class Level:  Intermediate (not difficult, but more fast paced and more steps)

What you will learn:

  • How to make Tahdig, the crispy bottom of the rice
  • To create "Jeweled" carrots, orange peel, pistachios and raisins
  • One of two Iranian methods of cooking rice
  • Plating Persian rice with Tahdig
  • The cultural significance of rice in Rasht, Iran
  • About Rasht, Iran and Northern Iranian cooking and culture

Leila will take you through each step of the dishes in this fully interactive online cooking class.  Along the way you will hear stories from Leila's life in Rasht Iran and her journey to Canada.  Rasht has been voted by Unesco as the most creative gastronomy city.

About IMK cooking classes:

  • Fully Interactive
  • An In My Kitchen moderator will join your Host online to ensure you have a smooth experience.
  • Ask as many questions as you like!

Jeweled Rice
Named for its gem stone colours, a great dish for the holiday season

Saffron Marinated Chicken
A simple and flavourful dish, marinated in spices, saffron and yogurt.

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