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I halved the ingredient amounts, but otherewise followed the instructions to the letter. I enjoyed it, particularly the crusty rice part, but I have a few reservations. First, I had trouble getting the Tahcheen out of the non-stick pot. Second, I was disappointed at the blandness --I don't know whether it is supposed to be so mildly spiced but I think I would at least like the turmeric to have more of a presence. On the other hand, the chicken was moist and tasty despite the long cooking, the rice was beautifully cooked--separate grains, good flavor, and, once I got the dish plated, it looked very cool with its golden crusted top. Really fun trying this dish...Thanks, Elmotoo!

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Chef Kate October 02, 2007

So nice to have another Persian Dish recipe!! When I make this, I usually use only the egg yolks...also, as far as seasoning goes, it is important to make sure to soak/boil rice with sufficient salt.

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natedbaby August 14, 2012

This was the most delicious food I've ever had! It was well wort the time spent on it

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johnsmith23251 February 08, 2010

Thanks for the interesting recipe, Elmotoo. I'm thinking the addition of garlic might boost the flavor for Kate. Thanks for the tip, Mirj. I'm a long time foodie making some "dietary changes", and what to do with my meat and dairy recipes is a challenge for me. I'll give this one a try, and consider using soy products in some of my old favorites.

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The Extravagant Little Cook October 18, 2008

One of my best friends is married to a Parsi and she makes tahdeeg all the time, we're always fighting over the crispy bits. This recipe is a nice spin on tahdeeg, I like the addition of the chicken. I used soy yogurt because I don't mix chicken with dairy, but aside from that I didn't mess around with the recipe at all. Lovely flavor, thanks for posting!

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Mirj November 28, 2006

Thanks for your recipe.As an Iranian, I should admit that you do it perfectly. I will try to make it one of these days. It's been a long time since I last ate it.

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fifi37 November 05, 2012
Tahcheen (Tah-Chin)