June 28, 2018 Happy 4th of July –  BBQ Sizzlers, Salad, Red White and Blue Shrikhand, and Cake

Happy 4th of July – BBQ Sizzlers, Salad, Red White and Blue Shrikhand, and Cake

Red White and Blue Shrikhand Sizzlers Chicken Salad Blueberry Cake

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June 28, 2018 Bahman Mahino Meal

Bahman Mahino Meal

 Bahman mahino is the month (June) when some religious parsis do not eat meat. Fish is allowed for a wholesome diet with vegetables. Recipes: Dry Bhindi (Okra) ~ Grilled/Sauteed Basa Fish Fillets ~ ~ Tareli Vengna ni pori (fried brinjal slices) ~ ~ Vaghareli Khichri ~  

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June 28, 2018 Dry Bhindi (Okra)

Dry Bhindi (Okra)

Great Snack and Appetizer by Dolly Contractor Ingredients 1 Lb Okra 1 tsp each of turmeric, paprika, salt, pepper, dhana-jeera Pinch of garam masala 2 tsp corn flour 1 splutter guard for your non-stick pan (optional to prevent a mess) Method Wash, dry Okra thoroughly. Cut tall in quarters from top to bottom. Add, turmeric, paprika, […]

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June 26, 2018 GAJAR METHI

Vegetarian Vegan and Jain Dining

The Jain cuisine is completely vegetarian and also excludes onions, potatoes, and garlic, similar to the shojin-ryori Buddhist cuisine of Japan. The strictest forms of Jain diet is practiced by the ascetics; in addition to potatoes it may exclude other root vegetables. Some sites to explore: Jain Food Struggles in America Boston Vegetarian Society Ritu ki Rasoi Family-owned hideaway eatery offers vegetarian Indian & […]

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June 25, 2018 Health benefits of Barberry

Health benefits of Barberry

Barberries are used in a favorite rice dish of the Iranis and Parsis of India. It is Berry Pulao. The barberry shrub produces edible berries that are a rich source of vitamin C. Barberry contains a chemical known as berberine that gives it its medicinal value. This chemical acts as an antibiotic to kill fungi, bacteria, […]

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June 22, 2018 China Grass ( Gelatin ) Jelly

China Grass ( Gelatin ) Jelly

A Parsi Favorite in Summer. Cooling to the body and soul … Ingredients 1 China Grass packet (cut into small strips and use about quarter of a small packet). Milk as mentioned on packet Sugar and Cardamon to taste 1/2 tsp Rose Essence 1/2 tsp Falooda Rose Syrup Method Boil China grass in little water, […]

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June 22, 2018 Parsi Dhansak Recipe. (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak)

Parsi Dhansak Recipe. (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak)

  (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak) Vegetarians can leave the meat out and make the dal, it comes out very good. Parsi Dhansak Recipe: Parsi Dhansak for the good times by Rita Ingredients For the Dhansak dal: 1 lb Chicken skinned and washed. (or Lamb, Goat Meat. Vegetarians can leave the meat out […]

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June 20, 2018 Time & Talents Club Recipe Book

Time & Talents Club Recipe Book

Eggs on Potatoes and Onions (Serves 6) Recipe by Hilla JK Daruvala from Time and Talent Book. Ingredients 6 eggs 1 lb potatoes 2 tbsp ghee 1/2 lb onions (slice thinly) 2 green chilies (chopped) 2/3 tbsp salt 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves Method  Cut potatoes into small cubes. Heat ghee and fry onions for […]

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June 19, 2018

Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century

The cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century” provides a treasure trove of recipes, along with an immersive cultural experience for those seeking to understand this ancient and timeless cuisine of India.  With classical and regional India’s Parsi / Parsee recipes as well as an introduction to Parsi heritage, history, and culture. The book’s […]

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June 17, 2018 Happy Father’s Day – 10 Alarm Chilli the Parsi Way (Kheemo)

Happy Father’s Day – 10 Alarm Chilli the Parsi Way (Kheemo)

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano 10 Alarm Chilli the Parsi Way (Kheemo)    

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