Chikoo Fruit and Milk Shake Recipe

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Chikoo Fruit and Milk Shake is sold on the streets of Ahmedabad, India. I used to enjoy this cooling and filling drink while biking back from school. The fruit milk shake laarivala has a stall with many fruits and are ready with their blenders to make a juicy milk shake on demand! Mango, Chikoo, Banana, […]

Malpua

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Malpua is a sweeet indian dessert. Delicious served on its own or with rabri or icecream Ingredients1 cup Maida / All purpose Flour1/2 cup Mawa (unsweetened khoya) or Milk Powder1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Salt just a pinch1 tbsp Sugar 1 cup Milk 1/2 cup Ghee – for frying (you can use oil also)Handful of Pistachios […]

What does food have to do with the Parsi Gara / Saree

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Traditionally many food motifs are woven in gorgeous gara / saree embroidery designs by craftmen in India. Here are some samples. Potatoes and Onion – Kanda (Onion) Papeta (Potato) Motif Design Pomegranate – Daram Design (Pomegranate is a fruit motif from Persia) Mango – Keri Design (Mango is a fruit and a British Paisley Motif) […]

Turmeric Pickle

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1 cup Freshly grated 5 turmeric roots. (Amba Harad, Indian herb root) 10 tsp Salt 3 tsp balsamic vinegar Mix all and put in glass jar.. Enjoy after 5 days in salads, relish and grated carrots. Rita Jamshed Kapadia Cookbooks are available on Amazon. Rita has published the MEGA "Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine […]

Avacado Omelet

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1 avacado cut and crushed into small pieces 2 eggs 1/2 tomato sliced 1 scallion diced 1/2 cup cheese grated 1 tsp ghee salt and pepper to taste See Video for making it. Rita Jamshed Kapadia Cookbooks are available on Amazon. Rita has published the MEGA "Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine cookbook" and several […]

ZAGNY presents a Virtual Cooking Class Series with Rita Kapadia – Chapat

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Chapat Recipe from Cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century” by Rita Jamshed Kapadia

Modak – Meaning and metaphor

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Ganpati Bappa Morya

White Pomfret, Silver Pomfret, Pompano, Palmburo Fish – whats the difference?

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White Pomfret, Silver Pomfret, Pompano, Palmburo Fish – whats the difference?