April 30, 2015

Mother’s Day Gift

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift for a mom who loves to cook? We have you covered with the following eight cookbooks, each beautiful and rich enough to please even the pickiest mom-chef. From a favorite Dhansak meal with Kavabs and fixings to Parsi Desserts ans Snacks (the recipes are seriously delish; we’ve tried them!) […]

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April 24, 2015

Easy Creamy Coconut Delight or Parsi Kopra Pak

  Ingredients: 1 cup coconut, grated. (frozen grated coconut) 1 1/2 cup Sugar 3 tablespoon Cream 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and cardamom powder Few drops red colouring 1/2 to 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon butter 1/2 cup pistachio nuts optional Method 1. Grease a tray with butter. 2. In a pan add grated coconut and […]

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April 19, 2015

Stories of Parsi Gahambars

By Meher Mirza It’s a fight for a seat, and sometimes, a chicken leg, at the Parsi gahambar that celebrates an age-old tradition of praying and feasting. At 8 pm on March 21, stewards from legendary caterer Tanaz Godiwala’s team were on stand-by like soldiers awaiting a general’s order, even as a line of cooks […]

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April 16, 2015

Chicken Farcha

INGREDIENTS 1 tender, medium chicken cut into 8 pieces   Grind to masala paste: 6 cloves garlic peeled 3 cm piece of fresh ginger root 4 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh coriander 5 to 10 green chilies 1 teaspoons cumin seeds 1 small onion, cut into 2 pieces 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce 1 tablespoon salt 1 […]

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April 12, 2015

Fun Foods From Udwada

Compiled with Roxanne Bamboat’s blog article and photos  Udwada is a sleepy town in Gujarat and one of the most sacred places in the world for any Parsi- Irani Zoroastrian. It is the home of our beloved Iran Shah, which houses the holy fire which the Zoroastrians brought with them   when they escaped Iran centuries […]

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