Mawa Samosa

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Mawa Samosa

Parsi Paatiyo

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Parsi Fish Paatiyo

Happy Father’s Day

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Father’s Day gift

Ladoo, Penda for baby Besnu Ceremony

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Besnu ceremony is performed when a baby is able to sit (approximately at 7 months of age). The child is seated on a “Patla” (little stool)and ladoos are placed around him/her. Some folks touch one ladoo to the babies feet and feed a little of it to the baby. “Tili” is put on the forehead and garland […]

Khaman na ladoo for Pug Ladoo ceremony

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Guess this Ladoo Name.  HINT: It is used for a Parsi Ceremony and made of Coconut ūüôā  Khaman na ladoo These are made for a baby’s “pag ladoo ceremony“. This is when a baby starts walking and standing on his/her own feet. Recipe Ingredients For Rice covering which stays longer. (Alternatively you can use homemade […]

Bahman Mahino Parsi Ritual

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Corona virus has affected this food ritual in 2021. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TsfXY3CWEo Bring in the rain! Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri. Click here for a Aryuvedic Khichri Recipe Click here for Vaghareli Khichri Recipe In Navsari (a small town in the Gujarat […]

Mawa Cake

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Khoya (Mawa) cakes by Dolly Contractor 335 grms self rising flour 250/300 grms sugar 3 grms caraway seeds or (1 tsp=teaspoon) 1/2 (half) tsp Nutmeg 1/2 tsp cardamom 1/2 tsp Essence vanilla or rose 2 tsp Full, baking powder 250g butter (melted) 150g Khoya (Mawa) 5-6 eggs (depending on size L, M or S) Mix […]

Paneer made at home with Yogurt.

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Recipe of an Indian Parsi soft cheese made at home with yogurt. Topli na Panir

Sandal Sandwiches

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Try these hot sandal sandwiches for the HOT summer days!

Paneer Tikka

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Served as an appetizer Paneer Tikka is very healthy for kids and adults alike. INGREDIENTS : 2 cups paneer cubes, about 1″ each 2 tsp garlic paste 2 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp chaat masala 2 tsp chilli powder tandoori masala 1 tsp powdered black pepper 1 tbsp salt A few drops of red colour […]

Pickled Mango Bafenu

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Recipe #1 Ingredients 3 ripe mangoes whole ¬Ĺ vinegar ¬Ĺ cup jaggery, grated 1 tbsp garlic paste ¬Ĺ 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 […]