Continuing with Pomegranate Week 2010 here is a fabulous rice recipe! For the POM Wonderful Dinner Party I definitely wanted to make a meal that was inspired by Persian flavors. I went through my cookbooks for inspiration and much to my delight I found a recipe that got my creative juices going. What I ended up with was a delicious rice steamed with spices and cilantro topped with pistachios and pomegranates! YUM!
For some reason I thought the name of this polow was Estamboli Polow. But when we were looking through Madam Montazemi’s cookbook we discovered that it’s spelled in a different way. I should clarify who “we” is by the way, it’s my mom and me!!! My mom flew in a couple of weeks ago and things have been rather busy around here. A couple of the readers had requested Estamboli Polow or Eslamboli Polow so my mom and I
Tahcheen is a delicious rice that can be either baked on made on the stove. I am sure you will agree with me that Tacheen is such a pretty sight to look at because of it’s brightness in color, all thanks to amount of saffron that is used in it.
This is a simple dish to make, for best results I highly recommend you marinade the cooked chicken in yogurt over night.