December 31, 2018

Happy New Year

Wishing you a very Happy Healthy New Year. Best wishes, Rita

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December 29, 2018

New Year’s food ideas

It’s time to bid adieu to 2018 and welcome another year with great zeal and zest. Whether you have a house full of friends and family or decide to have a potluck, you’re likely to indulge into some delectable treats on New Year’s Eve. You can have a themed party or a game night to […]

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December 20, 2018

Mava CupCake of the 21st Century

Mawa Cake – a Parsi Mawa Cake / Khoya Cake that melts in you mouth. The texture and taste of the cake is simply amazing. And with the touch of cardamom it tastes like heaven. Recipe from Cookbook: Mava Cake Lovers By Parsi Cuisine  Ingredients• 100 grams Mava (Aka Ricotta Cheese or Khoya) • 200 […]

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December 18, 2018 Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

  Yalda on December 21 is celebrated in many parts of the world. Eating watermelon in the winter is believed to keep you healthy in the new year. Watermelon seeds are one of the items in the health food – parsi vasanu and the gujarati word is “char jat nu magaj”. I was requested to […]

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December 14, 2018 Cruncy Lamb

Cruncy Lamb

  ‎350 gms lamb, thinly sliced 1 cups finely shredded spring onions 1 cup finely sliced capcicums 1/2 cup finely sliced carrots 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp Chinese rice vinegar 1 tbsp chopped garlic 2 tbsp Chinese rice wine 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1 tsp dark soy sauce 1/4 tsp […]

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December 14, 2018

Surti Papri (Hyacinth Beans)

Congratulations to our member Sheroo Rusi Parekh SURTI PAAPRI (Hyacinth Beans) Ingredients500 gms paapri, stringed, each broken into two pieces or kept whole, washed & soaked.2 big or 3 medium onions finely chopped.200 gms baby brinjal halved lengthwise & each piece cut slantwise into 1-1/2 inch pieces.3 or 4 or as reqd whole garlic pods washed.250 […]

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December 14, 2018 Parsi Mithai Shop

Parsi Mithai Shop

“Badam-ni-Boi & More” Order super-delicious Marzipan mithai for all your happy occasions — birthdays, anniversaries, new baby, navjotes, weddings,  …. Customized party favors available. Will ship to family and friends in USA and Canada. All items $7 Mini-boi party favors $1.50 each plus shipping cost. All orders are custom gift-wrapped in serving trays or in gift […]

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December 12, 2018 Serve with Mora Dal (Dhan Daar) Chawal (steamed rice)

Dhun Dar

On New Year day, Birthday, Anniversary or a Festive occasion the parsi auspicious dish to make is Dhun Dar. “Dhun” a gujarati word means “wealth” and “Dar” is a translation of the indian lentil called “Dal” which come in various lentils of Toovar dal, Masoor dal, Channa dal, Urad dal and so on. The dal […]

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December 9, 2018 Nan Khatai

Nan Khatai

Nan Khatai These soft cookies are similar to the European dutch shortbread cookies. I flavored them with Rose and Cardamon. Very easy and fun to make. Round shapes are the easiest but feel free to roll out the dough and cut into other shapes. Makes 12 Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup confectioners […]

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December 7, 2018

Recipe Contest Winner: Malido by Dolly Contractor

Congrats Dolly Contractor – you are the Friday Fiesta winner.  8 Wholemeal Tortilla Wraps / or whole meal chapatti’s2 Cups Sugar4 Eggs1 Mug of GheeCardamom crushed seedsNutmegSaffronRose waterScraped Vanilla podSliced AlmondsSultana’s Preparation: In a pan 2 cups of sugar with 1.5 cup of water, boil until sugar is dissolved and sticky. (More sweetness to your […]

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