Saas

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Recipe Ingredients 2 lbs Cod or Prawns or Pomfret or Surmai slices5 Cloves of Garlic 1/2 tsp Jeeru 1/2 Onion 1 Ladle Oil Note: for a brown saas – I use Gram / Besan flour. See photo below. 5 tbsp Rice Flour (or white flour) 2 Glasses of Water 3 tsp sugar 2 tsp salt […]

Kayani Bakery urges customers not to buy its products online from FAKE sites.

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FAKE SITE – KAYANI bakery, PUNE has published in the newspapers that they do not sell their products online nor do they have any branches & that someone is either selling fake products or are selling unethically that is without their permission. They’ve also requested public not to buy online

Channa Dal Palak

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Quick and easy to make Channa Dal Palak. Subscribe and like my video, my channel, Happy Life.

Do you measure?

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Friday Fiesta co-hosts this week are Diann @ Of Goats and Greens and Petra @ Food Eat Love

The humble ‘mawa’ cake story

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The year 1981 saw the release of Manmohan Desai’s blockbuster Naseeb. While it is Amitabh Bachchan’s famous image of cage-fighting, Kim’s lip-reading talent and Hema Malini’s pink boa that make the film unforgettable for most, I will always associate the film with the beginning of a love affair with the mawa cake (click here for […]

Pickled Mango Bafenu

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Recipe #1 Ingredients 3 ripe mangoes whole ½ vinegar ½ cup jaggery, grated 1 tbsp garlic paste ½ tsp turmeric 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1-1/2 tsps mustard powder 1 tsp salt 2 tbsps. Oil Method Take 3 ripe mangoes, wash and put into pressure cooker with a little water.  When […]

Bahman Mahino Meal

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 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) ~ Vaghareli Khichri ~

Summer Frikadeller Meatballs

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Scandinavian Meatballs Welcome to long summer days, sharing food with friends and making the most of the season. This month we are visiting Scandinavia in our Local Town Cookbook Club. The Scandinavians excel at comfort family, friends, a good atmosphere, long meals, relaxation, and an emphasis on the simple pleasures. They even have a word […]

Kheemo with potato

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“Kheema” Kheema Recipe INGREDIENTS: 1 lb Mince meat. Lamb, Turkey, Chicken or Beef 2 large Onions, sliced 1 tsp Chili powder (optional) 1 tsp Ginger paste 1 tsp Garlic paste 1 tsp Cumin seed 1 tsp Salt 2 Tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 tsp Turmeric Ketchup, or Worcester sauce 4 green chilies, slit (optional) 1/2 […]

Bring in the rain! Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri

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You may have heard of the American Red Indian Dance for Rains, but have you heard of the Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri? In Navsari (a small town in the Gujarat State of India) often referred to as the “Dharam Ni […]

Podcast by Perzen Patel

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On this new episode Ep. 07: The Funny Parsis, Bawi Bride Perzen Patel talks to two famous television personalities, Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijaykar about their childhood memories around Parsi food. Together, they recall the Parsi food from popular food joints and neighbourhood gullies they grew up in. Cyrus, Kunal and Perzen also talk about […]

Fried Goat or Lamb Chops from the Cookbook Vividh Vani

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Fried Goat or Lamb Chops from the Cookbook Vividh Vani

Popatjee – sweet donuts

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Popatji Otherwise known as poffertjes, in Holland these baby pancake puffs are traditionally served with melted butter and sieved powdered sugar. Perfect for Sunday brunch, a lazy lunch or dessert. Recipe #1 INGREDIENTS 1 level tsp. instant yeast 1 tbsp. milk 1 cup buckwheat flour (100 g) 1 cup flour (100 g) 2 eggs 1 […]

Chicken Farcha like the Chap

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I have adapted this recipe from the way my mother used to make “Chap”. The onions ground in the masala in the chap were an taste unforgettable! Try it sometime. The Vividh Vani Cookbook has the Chap recipe. How do you make tasty Chicken Farcha ? Better than KFC and worth the effort? Let us know […]

Parsi Cuisine in Artesia at Woodlands

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Woodlands staff, including Jay (manager), Ram (chef) and Annu (owner) courtesy: Woodlands Restaurant in LA