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 Dhun Dar

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 5, 2018 The 3 Kings and Magi and the Zoroastrian Link

The 3 Kings and Magi and the Zoroastrian Link

The Magi are popularly referred to as wise men and kings. The word magi is the plural of Latin magus, borrowed from Greek μάγος magos,[10] as used in the original Greek text of the Gospel of Matthew (“μάγοι”). Greek magos itself is derived from Old Persian maguŝ from the Avestan magâunô, i.e., the religious caste […]

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November 30, 2018 Treasured Grandmother’s Recipes

Treasured Grandmother’s Recipes

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November 30, 2018 Sali Marghi

Sali Marghi

Recipe Contest Winner: Congratulations to our member Sheroo Rusi Parekh Ingredients 750 gm Chicken cut into small or medium pieces Grind to paste all these roasted ingredients together with: 2 tbsp khuskhus (soak for 5 minutes and drain) 8-9 Kashmiri Chilies (soak for 10 minutes and drain) 2 tspn jeera (cumin seeds dry roasted in pan) 1 […]

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November 27, 2018 Food Fact: Green Pepper Bumps story is True or Fake ?

Food Fact: Green Pepper Bumps story is True or Fake ?

Now, let’s party! Join Fiesta Friday #287 by adding your link. Don’t forget to link your post to FiestaFriday.net and the co-hosts’ blogs, so we can feature you. Your co-hosts this week areJhuls @ The Not So Creative Cook and Rita @ Parsi Cuisine

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November 24, 2018

8 Popular Tea Bag Companies that Contain Illegal Amounts of Deadly Pesticides

There’s nothing nicer than sipping on a warm cup of herbal tea on a cold midwinter’s day. But besides being tasty and warming, tea provides a host of different health benefits – that is, unless your tea is soaked in pesticides. CBC News recently conducted an investigation on the pesticide levels in some of the […]

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November 20, 2018 Health benefits of Ganthoda powder and Vasanu

Health benefits of Ganthoda powder and Vasanu

GANTHODA Ganthoda is a powder made from the root of a long pepper. This powder is known by several other names, which include pipramul and peepramul; however, ganthoda is a word native to India. Ganthoda powder mixed with ginger powder, water and jaggery is an Indian natural remedy for gastric discomfort and joint pain, according […]

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