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 Tahchin e Goosht, Beef and Spinach Tahchin Recipe
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BEEF & SPINACH TAHCHIN

"Tahchin e Goosht"

1/2 lb (227 g) Stew Beef 1 Bunch Fresh Spinach 2 Cups Rice 2 Eggs 1/2 Cup Plain Yogurt 7 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 1 Tsp Vegetable Oil 1/4 Tsp Saffron 1/4 Tsp Ground Nutmeg 2 Tbsp Salt Salt PREPARATIONS: 1- Soak rice in 2 tbsp salt and 4 cups of water for two hours. 2- Mince the spinach. 3- Soak saffron in a tbsp of boiling water for 30 minutes. DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry stew beef with 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a pot. 2- Add salt and pour in enough boiling water to cover the beef. 3- Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 25 minutes over medium heat. 4- In a separate pot, fry spinach with 2 tbsp vegetable oil. 5- Add salt and ground nutmeg, stir and continue heating for a minute or two. 6- In another pot, bring approx. 2 cups of water to a boil, transfer the soaked rice into the pot. Simmer the rice until tender. 7- Drain the rice in a colander and rinse with cold water few times. 8- In a large bowl, beat eggs until stiff. 9- Add salt, plain yogurt, 3 tbsp of vegetable oil, saffron, and stir well until well combined. 10- Combine half of the rice with the egg mixture and stir. 11- Grease a bakeware with vegetable oil. 12- Transfer the egg/rice mixture into the bakeware. 13- Add the fried spinach on top and spread across the surface. 14- Lay the stew beefs on top the spinach. 15- Add the remaining rice on top and press down using a spatula. 16- Sprinkle a tsp of vegetable oil on top. 17- Cover the bakeware with a aluminum foil. 18- Preheat oven to 300º F (149º C), cook tahchin for 20 to 25 minutes.

CALORIES & NUTRITION

BEEF & SPINACH TAHCHIN CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES

Tahchin (tah: bottom, Chin: layer) or aka "rice cake" is very popular in Iran. Tahchin e Morgh is the most famous type of tahchins, but tahchin e goosht or beef tahchin is also very popular in different parts of Iran. Beside the beef and rice, one of the main ingredients of Beef Tahchin is the fresh spinach and therefor it's sometimes referred to as Spinach tahchin. Beef tahchin contains high amounts of vitamin A. Other than vitamin A's effective roll in maintaining a healthy immune system and help to prevent variety of diseases, it is well credited for its most effective benefits toward skin health and treating skin disorders. 3.5 oz (100g) of Beef tahchin has 229 calories, 92 calories from fat. It conns more than eight percent protein.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 229  Calories from fat 92
Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.2g16%
Saturated Fat 2.0g  10%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 48mg2%
Total Carbohydrates 25.5g8%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g  4% Sugars 0.9g
Protein 9.3g





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