Andy Makes Herb Rice with Scallions and Saffron | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 27 March 2019
  • Join Andy Baraghani in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as he makes herb rice with scallions and saffron. This recipe is a labor of love. This rice dish is based on one of the most famous Persian polos (pilaf), known as sabzi polo. And while the fried shallots are not traditional (you can take them out if you’d like), they add a crunchy layer to the dish.
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Comments • 1 359

  • Abdul Fitouri
    Abdul Fitouri  22 hours back

    This... this looks exquisite

    • sr4gs
      sr4gs  1 days back

      i have never seen tahdig made of lettuce and i dont know how i feel about it

      • niki kbn
        niki kbn  1 days back

        عالی عالی عالی

        • Hazim Amsyar
          Hazim Amsyar  2 days back

          Nasi ulam

          • kimiya shokoohi
            kimiya shokoohi  3 days back

            More Persian food please <3

            • Zakwan Shah
              Zakwan Shah  4 days back

              andy is so cute and beefy i cant even.

              • Victoria F.
                Victoria F.  7 days back

                How delicious! Save the crust for me 😍😍

                • Zarina M
                  Zarina M  1 weeks back

                  "the rice and the herbs and the herby rice".

                  • magda jabon
                    magda jabon  1 weeks back

                    It looks amazingly delicious!

                    • David Truman
                      David Truman  2 weeks back

                      There is something about Andy. Not really sure but it's there.

                      • Ruth Salinas
                        Ruth Salinas  2 weeks back

                        What fish recipe could we use for accompanying this beautiful rice dish??

                        • Akash Barman
                          Akash Barman  2 weeks back

                          This is almost biryani

                          • alireza pooyan
                            alireza pooyan  2 weeks back

                            I ate THis Last night]

                            • Barbara Manning
                              Barbara Manning  2 weeks back

                              They should try Nera - a Japanese flat garlic/onion herb that you can use to replace scrapes or early garlic. Loved the crisped shallots

                              • J B
                                J B  2 weeks back

                                key my car andy!!

                                • Bert Joseph
                                  Bert Joseph  3 weeks back

                                  So... one platter of rice... roughly 40 bucks?

                                  • Maryam Gitiforooz
                                    Maryam Gitiforooz  3 weeks back


                                    • Fateme
                             Fateme  3 weeks back

                                      خیلی خوشمزه است. دوستش دارم.

                                      • GeminiSpiritNB
                                        GeminiSpiritNB  3 weeks back

                                        I wish you had mentioned that Iranians mainly serve this Polo with fish and Kuku Sabzi on the first day of Nowrooz, the Persian New Year (or the day before it). It is to celebrate the beginning of Spring since both Sabzi Polo and Kuku Sabzi are full of fresh vegetables and this indicates the renewal of nature and plants and greenery growing everywhere again.

                                        • Daan Hakvoort
                                          Daan Hakvoort  4 weeks back

                                          Beautiful, inspiring rice

                                          • Elsa&lisa
                                            Elsa&lisa  4 weeks back

                                            I live in California and I love your recipes. Can you suggest a brand of rice I can order online. One that’s aged the way you like

                                            • Frann R
                                              Frann R  1 months back

                                              I love this.. you use two of my to die for ingredients THEN you quote one of my guilty pleasure movies. I love you Andy. I really do.

                                              • iMat
                                                iMat  1 months back

                                                his smile is phenomenal 😂

                                                • Victor Victorious
                                                  Victor Victorious  1 months back

                                                  He looks like Filipino actor Gerald Anderson. Check him out.

                                                  • Jewel
                                                    Jewel  1 months back

                                                    No seasoning?

                                                    • Azam Shaikh
                                                      Azam Shaikh  1 months back

                                                      not to undermine andy in any way but SABZI means VEGETABLE in Persian/Farsi, not HERBS. :)

                                                      • Leslie Rae
                                                        Leslie Rae  1 months back

                                                        I feel like I know so much more about basmati rice now!!! Thank you! Also, I can’t wait to try this dish, I just harvested my garden and I have a literal gallon of parsley, cilantro, etc.

                                                        • Parham Makhsous
                                                          Parham Makhsous  1 months back

                                                          Andy come on man put the real Persian names on the videos 😭👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

                                                          • Laura waggaman
                                                            Laura waggaman  2 months back

                                                            i never understand what chris is saying because you guys dont add proper subtitles

                                                            • Jon Mantooth
                                                              Jon Mantooth  2 months back

                                                              would you like some water with your salt? wasted alot of the saffron too

                                                              • Sofia D'Rozario
                                                                Sofia D'Rozario  2 months back

                                                                This is how Indians make Briyani. Briyani came from Persi when the Invade so much similarity to Briyani!

                                                                • Laurence berube
                                                                  Laurence berube  2 months back

                                                                  Omg this might be the best variation of tahdig I have ever seen...basically drooling

                                                                  • pani khalafi
                                                                    pani khalafi  2 months back

                                                                    Omg!!! Did i just watched andy do the act of "سبزی پاک کردن و سبزی خورد کردن " wow the only part missing from the video is the traditional " غیبت " act

                                                                    • Cyrus Rivers
                                                                      Cyrus Rivers  2 months back

                                                                      uncle chris comin in with his sammich

                                                                      • jerry cratsenberg
                                                                        jerry cratsenberg  2 months back

                                                                        Great recipe and instructions, beautiful! However, as usual the sound quality is shallow, indistinct and really not very professional.

                                                                        • Saeed Tavakoli
                                                                          Saeed Tavakoli  2 months back

                                                                          make some "tah dig-e macaroon" [with potato slices] also ;-)

                                                                          • Kamalika Mukherjee
                                                                            Kamalika Mukherjee  2 months back

                                                                            The crispy fried onions are called 'beresta' or 'birista' in my side of the world (the Indian subcontinent, esp in Bangladesh and Pakistan) and is an indispensable part of the Moghlai cuisine, used extensively in the cooking of meat dishes or pilafs like 'biriyani' or 'Yakhni pulav'. In case of the pilaf dishes, the 'birista' is spread in between the layers of rice and meat and in case of meat dishes or kebabs, the birista is often ground into a paste along with curd (plain yogurt) and used in the marinade.

                                                                            • Nathan Snavely
                                                                              Nathan Snavely  2 months back

                                                                              Definitely will be making this for family this weekend 👌🏼😅

                                                                              • CupidCrux
                                                                                CupidCrux  2 months back

                                                                                Can people maybe just not keep interrupting Andy's videos? like damn you'll get your own screen time...

                                                                                • Daryl F
                                                                                  Daryl F  2 months back

                                                                                  wow a beautiful man in a white tee is just the sexiest. if i were Chris i would be constantly distracted & burn/cut myself a lot lol 😍

                                                                                  • Anna Minges
                                                                                    Anna Minges  2 months back

                                                                                    Please do this shirtless next time

                                                                                    • Anna Minges
                                                                                      Anna Minges  2 months back

                                                                                      Oh, Andy. You're just the best. I love this rice so much.

                                                                                      • sesame
                                                                                        sesame  2 months back

                                                                                        i'm so curious as to how the lettuce crusts tastes...! i have a strong distaste for cooked , soggy lettuce but that looked so thin and crispy !

                                                                                        • Persian Test Kitchen
                                                                                          Persian Test Kitchen  2 months back

                                                                                          Try out my Persian dishes on my channel

                                                                                          • Chillifirex
                                                                                            Chillifirex  2 months back

                                                                                            Everybody in this commemt section has a huge crush on Andy. And if you don't, you are lying.

                                                                                            • Rebecca A.
                                                                                              Rebecca A.  2 months back

                                                                                              andy is so good looking its intimidating. like can anyone that good looking actually be a good cook? I don't trust him.

                                                                                              • LRS
                                                                                                LRS  2 months back

                                                                                                just the way andy says sabzi polo you can tell his farsi is on point

                                                                                                • Zeina Kheir
                                                                                                  Zeina Kheir  2 months back