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saffron rice recipe

Saffron Rice and Chicken Recipe+Serving Ideas

Persian saffron rice recipe and serving ideas
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 190 kcal


  • 4 cups white saffron
  • 4 pieces chicken
  • Onion
  • 50 grams butter
  • 2 potatoes
  • saffron (10 to 15 saffron threads)
  • Tomato
  • spices (salt, pepper, and others)
  • 150 grams peas


  • When preparing this food, we can add saffron to rice or chicken or both of them. So lest's start cooking chicken with saffron and some other spices. It is back to your tools and interest.
    For example, Iranian people like fried chicken and first fry it thoroughly and then cook it with other ingredients.
  • In the second step, you can cook a combination of white rice and saffron rice or add saffron liquid to whole the rice and cook saffron rice. This decision depends on your budget and the amount of your saffron available, remember that don't grind and brew saffron too much need.


Your regional culture and your interests can change this recipe and ingredients. It is enough to follow the principles, use saffron in the right place and the right amount, and trust your creativity.
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