Saffron Tahdig

Homemade Saffron Tahdig Recipe | Saffron Tah Dig

Saffron Tahdig Recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Persian
Servings 4 people


  • ½ Cup Oil
  • ½ Teaspoon Powdered saffron (How to brew saffron)
  • Rice
  • Salt
  • ½ Cup Cold water
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt


  • First, wash the rice and pour it into a bowl with plenty of water and a tablespoon of salt and let it soak, then drain the rice water.
    Rice, Salt
  • Powder some saffron and then brew it.
    ½ Teaspoon Powdered saffron
    Saffron Tahdig
  • Pour water into a saucepan and put it on a high flame to boil.
    ½ Cup Cold water
  • Pour the rice into a pot of boiling water with a little salt and wait for 10 minutes for the rice to cook.
    Saffron Tahdig
  • Once the rice grains are semi-cooked, drain them.
  • Pour some semi-cooked rice into a separate bowl and add yogurt and saffron to it and stir.
    Spread the prepared mixture with some oil on the bottom of the pot and pour the rest of the rice on it.
    ½ Cup Oil, 2 tbsp Yogurt
  • It will take about 40 minutes for the Saffron Tahdig be ready to eat.



♦ The method you will see in the video is slightly different from the method we mention here, but the result will be the same.
Keyword Saffron Tahdig
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