Ancient cooking book “Vividh Vani” by Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia. Re-print paperback and digital free download.

Ancient cooking book “Vividh Vani” by Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia. Re-print paperback and digital free download.

Cooking book “Vividh Vani” by Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia Vividh Vani. (Volume 1): In Gujarati Language. Volume 1. by Meherbai Jamshedji Nusserwanji Wadia Vividh Vani. (Volume 2): In Gujarati Language. Volume 2. by Meherbai Jamshedji Nusserwanji Wadia   Volume 1 Product details Paperback: 792 pages Language: Gujarati ISBN-10: 1724206532 ISBN-13: 978-1724206534 Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.8 x 9 inches Volume 2 […]

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Ambakalyo

Ambakalyo

Ambakalyo is Parsi Original. We used to have it at a Gahanbar / Ghambar which is a feast given in honor of a beloved who has passed away. Held as a charity event, all the residents are invited free of charge in old towns like Ahmedabad, Navsari, Surat, Bharuch in India. Served with Vaal ni […]

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Irani Rice Tahdig

HOW TO PERFECT THE IMPERFECT ART OF IRANIAN RICE TAHDIG by Naz When I first moved out of my childhood home, only a week went by before I found myself craving my mother’s cooking. Specifically, I missed Persian rice with tahdig—the prized golden, crispy crust at the bottom of the rice pot. Rice is the crown jewel […]

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Kanda Keri nu Gosth

Kanda Keri nu Gosth

by Sheroo Rusi Parekh Clean & wash 1-1/2 kg mutton n marinate with ginger-garlic paste. Wash & peel 15 medium or 12 big Alfanso mangoes (I used 12 big ones). (Normally these are cooked whole but I prefer cutting slices from 2 sides for 2 reasons – one coz now a days there’s no guarantee […]

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

INGREDIENTS 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, halved lengthwise 6 garlic cloves, finely grated 4 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger 4 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ cups whole-milk yogurt 1 tablespoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or vegetable oil 1 small onion, […]

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Grilled Tandoori Chicken

Grilled Tandoori Chicken

Grilled Tandoori Chicken Ingredients: 8 to 10 Kashmiri Red dry chillies 10 to 15 leaves of Phuduna(mint) Fresh Coriander leaves (dhanya) 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste 1 tbsp Soy sauce 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1 Lime 1 tea spoon salt 5 to 6 Cashews 1/2 tsp Garam masala 2 tbsp Yogurt 2 full green chillies […]

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Recipe Contest Winner: Keri Kanda ma Gosth

Recipe Contest Winner: Keri Kanda ma Gosth

Congratulations to our member Mahrukh Mogrelia Click here to Enter Contest. by Mahrukh Mogrelia Ingredients:1 kilo mutton with bones7 ripe Alphonso mangoes,peeled and keep mango whole.1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp green chile garlic paste 1 tbsp Kashmiri chile powder 1 tbsp sambhar masala 1 tsp curry powder1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp sugar2 […]

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Sheek Kababs

Sheek Kababs

Recipe Ingredients 1 lb Turkey minced 2 eggs 4 Tbsp Cashew Nut powder for binder 1 tbsp Cumin powder 1 tbsp Chili powder 1 tbsp White pepper powder 5 tbsp Coriander fresh leaves finely chopped 1 tsp Garam masala 1 tbsp chopped green scallions (substitute onion powder if desired) 4 Tsp Vegetable Oil 2 tsp […]

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Dudh Puli by Mitali Singer

Dudh Puli

Contest Entry for Cuisinart 2019 Event * “Dudh” means milk in Bengali and “puli” is another name for pitha. Dudh puli can be described as rice flour dumpling with coconut filling. by Mitali Kumar Ingredients: 2 cups coarse semolina 3 cups water 2 cups fresh shredded coconut 1 cup date palm jaggery 2 tablespoon of sugar 3-4 green […]

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Bhakhra (Parsi Doughnuts)

Bhakhra (Fried Cakes)

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Bhakhras are fried cakes and can be savored with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Please use Caraway Seeds not shah jeera or any substitute. The flavor of caraway seeds is different. I get so many inquiries for where to get these. Many grandmothers in Ahmedabad swear by this flavor […]

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Photo: Ayurvedic Detox with Khichri

Keri ni Khichri

Aryuvedic Sweet Rice and Dal with Mango This Mango Khicri is delicious by itself and a known parsi favorite in the mango season. Of course cooked in USA any time – it is mango time anytime! INGREDIENTS 4 cups Rice 1 cup Tuvar Dal 1 1/2 cup sugar 4 Mangoes peeled and cubed (one per […]

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A Bid to Maintain One of the World’s Oldest Culinary Traditions

A Bid to Maintain One of the World’s Oldest Culinary Traditions

The New York Times on the famous Parsi Ripon Club For the ever dwindling Parsi community of western India, food is both pleasure and heritage — and a secret language in danger of dying out. TO TASTE DHANSAK at the Ripon Club in Mumbai — whose version of the slow-cooked, densely spiced lentil, vegetable and meat stew […]

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Yogurt

Yogurt

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Homemade Yogurt / Indian Dahi is very good for indigestion, heart burn and good health. For example when you are taking antibiotics for a Virus or Flu, the good bacteria in your body are wiped out by the antibiotic. Yogurt culture replaces the good bacteria and your immunity increases. Ingredients 2 […]

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M5 Bakes

M5 Bakes

Fellow Zarathosti – Farah Ardeshir Manekshaw who has started her company M5 Bakes SAVORY MENU Egg ham and cheese cups – $36 per dozenTurkey Bacon wraps – $6 each​ Spinach puffs – $25 per dozenChicken puffs – $30 per dozenMince puffs – $30 per dozen Tuna tarts – $25 per dozen​ Garlic cheese baguette – $5 […]

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Tea  of   India – Chai

Tea of India – Chai

Chai is the common equalizer in India – from the rich to the poor. No matter what their position in life, an Indian relishes a cup of tea. The rich ones have their tea served in fancy tea-pots, delicate porcelain cups on well laid out tables with cookies and pastries. The not-so-affluent have it in […]

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Wafers and Eggs

Wafers and Eggs

Ingredients 1 cup wafers (I used Cape Cod Potato Chips) 3 tsp water 2 Eggs 2 tsp butter or Ghee Few slices of Red and Green Peppers (optional) Salt and Black pepper to taste Method In a non-stick pan put in the butter, water and wafers/chips. Heat to boil. Add the green and red peppers. […]

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Tuna Cutlets

by Vahbiz Daruwalla Ingredients 2 X 400 gm cans of tuna (in brine or oil)1 medium sized onion chopped very fine1/2 cup very finely chopped coriander2 tsps very finely chopped mint leaves2 green chillies chopped very fine 1 tsp garlic paste1 tsp ginger paste2 eggs1/2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1/4 tsp aamchur powder (raw mango […]

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Fish Molle

Fish Molle

Vicky Subu Kota Fish Molle Contest Entry for Cuisinart 2019 Event Recipe This recipe is from the state of Kerala, India. Kerala’s cuisine or any regional cuisine evolves based on native ingredients. This dish represents the region’s abundant supply of fish and coconut. Serves 4 – 6• 1 ½ pounds fish fillet such as catfish […]

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How to fry Levti (a very tiny freshwater fish found in Surat Gujarat India)

How to fry Levti (a very tiny freshwater fish found in Surat Gujarat India)

Ingredients 500 grams Levti 3 tsp Chilli Garlic Paste (see essential masala of parsi cooking) 1 tsp salt Lemon juice or wedges of lemons Oil for frying Non stick pan or Iron Tava Method Wash the levti fish in several washes of water till clean. Marinate Levti in Chilli Garlic Paste (see essential of parsi cooking) […]

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