tahdig

Pronunciations

tahdig (TAH-deeg) listen
tahdig (tah-DEEG) listen

Definitions

  • n. Golden crust of cooked rice at the bottom of the pot

Example Sentences

  • “I love pouring stew on top of my tahdig”

Languages of Origin

  • Persian

Etymology

  • “tah” means “bottom”, and “dig” means “pot”

    • Who Uses This

      • Persian: Jews of Persian origin

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      tahdiq, tadig, tadiq

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