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Sourdough Bread

1 cup “fed” sourdough starter 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water 1 to 2 teaspoons 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 5 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour Combine all of the ingredients, kneading to form a smooth dough. Allow the dough to rise, in a lightly greased, covered bowl, until it’s doubled in size, about 90 minutes. Gently divide […]

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Moussaka – Classic Greek Moussaka with Eggplant

  Moussaka is a casserole made by layering eggplant with a spiced meat filling then topping it off with a creamy bechamel sauce that is baked to golden perfection. It is perhaps the most widely recognized of all Greek dishes and was made famous by the legendary Greek chef, Nicholas Tselementes. This eggplant version is […]

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Health Benefits of Dry or Fresh Boomla, Bombil

  Recipe for the Bombay Duck Pickle (Dried Salty Fish  Pickle) The Parsi community loves Seafood and this Bombay duck patio preparation shows their desire to eat fish in all seasons. The native Fish called Boomla (or Bombay Ducks) is abundant in the rainy season in Tarapore, Mumbai and other places. The villagers dry and salt […]

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Indian Tomato Ketchup

  Boil 2 liters of water and add 2 lbs of tomatoes for 5 minutes. Remove skins of tomato. Blend into a coarse puree. Heat 2 tbsp of Sesame (Til) oil Add 1 large pinch of hing (asofetida) 1 tspn of urad dal (optional thickner) 1 tsp of mustard seeds 1 tsp of jeera (cumin) powder […]

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Delicious Chicken Puffs

On this #NationalPieDay Pastry + Filling = pie. #PieDay here is a parsi favorite recipe in this Video to share, make and enjoy. Recipe Ingredients 2 cups chicken breasts 1 tsp black pepper 1 onion 2 green chillies 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1/4 cup ghee 1 cup maida 2 cups milk or as needed for sauce 2 tbsp […]

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Zareen Karani Aaroz: Sharing a Video and a Vision by a Boston Entrepreneur

VIDEO: Library Class Dear Friends, We are pleased and proud to present to you a video about our enterprising Rita Kapadia speaking about Parsees and Parsi Cuisine at the Carlisle Gleason Public Library in the Boston area. Through her efforts and venture of Parsi Cuisine, Rita is helping preserve and showcase our Parsi heritage, not […]

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Bhakhra

Ingredients: 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup all purpose bleached flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup fine semolina (Ravo) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup ghee (clarified butter) 1 egg, beaten 125ml toddy mixed with 1 tsp sugar and 125 ml warm water (Beer can be substituted for toddy) Water as required 1 tsp powdered cardamom […]

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