Sabzi polo : Persian herb rice
Healthy and tasty Persian rice

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Sabzi polo : Persian herb rice
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Ingredients
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2 cups Basmati Rice
1/4 cup Fresh Dill
1/2 cup Fresh Chives
1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro
1/2 cup Fresh Parsley
4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
Sliced Potatoes or Lavash Bread for Tahdig
2 gloves Garlic optionnal

Nutritional information

242
Calories
5,3g
Proteins
7g
Sodium
5g
Fat
  • 1h30
  • Serves 6
  • Medium

Ingredients

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Materials needed for the recipe of Sabzi Polo Tahdig:

How to make Sabzi Polo with dried herbs ?

If you are using dried herbs instead of fresh ones, just make sure to rehydrate them with some water before adding it to your rice.

Votes: 2

Steps

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Rinse Rice (polo)

Rinse your Basmati rice at least three times with water and set it aside.

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Chop herbs

Finely chop all your herbs and put them in a large bowl.

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Fill a large non stick pot with water, place over high heat, cover with a lid and bring water to boil.

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When the water is boiling, add your rinsed Basmati rice into the water and let it cook for 7 to 8 minutes.
The rice needs to still be firm on the inside for a good Sabzi polo !

5
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Drain your cooked rice properly and mix it with your chopped herbs.

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Pour vegetable oil into the same large non stick pot and heat it.

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When the oil is hot, cover the bottom of the pot with sliced potatoes, Lavash bread or simply cooked white rice. Lower the heat to medium.

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Then put your rice and herbs mixture into the pot and using the edge of a spatula, make 5 holes into the rice to let the steam out.
Add your two garlic gloves in the edges of the pot.

9
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Pour ½ cup of hot water around the edges. Wrap the lid in a clean towel and put it on the pot. Let your Sabzi polo steam for 13 to 15 minutes, until the steam comes out from the bottom of the pot.

10
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Pour 4 tablespoons vegetable oil on the rice and add some salt.
Cover and let it steam for 30 to 45 more minutes on low heat.

11
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Sabzi Polo Tahdig

Your Tahdig should be crispy enough now ! Take the pot off the heat, uncover it and let it rest for 5 minutes so Tahdig would release easilly.

12
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Serve your Sabzi Polo

Turn your pot quickly over a platter, and admire your Sabzi Polo Tahdig !
Serve it with Fish or Chicken and garnish with Sir Torshi (matured garlic).
Enjoy !

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