June 5, 2019 Chicken Farcha like the Chap

Chicken Farcha like the Chap

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 […]

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May 31, 2019 Indian Parsi Meat and Potatoes

Indian Parsi Meat and Potatoes

Spicy Indian Potatoes and Meat with Naan or Roti is an home cooked Parsi favorite. (above was made in USA by Rita) Recipe by Zarin’s Secrets Featured on Fiesta Friday #278 

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May 24, 2019 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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May 24, 2019 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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April 11, 2019 The Parsi Trail: Top 7 Parsi Restaurants In Mumbai

The Parsi Trail: Top 7 Parsi Restaurants In Mumbai

Article credit: Meher Mirza of NDTV   The Parsis take their food very seriously. No wonder, since Parsi cuisine perfectly braids together Iranian, Gujarati, British, even Portuguese and Goan influences. Think dhansak with its roots in the gently-spiced meat and rice dishes of Iran, layered with Gujarati spices and dal. Or imagine saas ni macchi, transforming an insipid béchamel […]

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November 30, 2018 Sali Marghi

Sali Marghi

Recipe Contest Winner: Congratulations to our member Sheroo Rusi Parekh Ingredients 750 gm Chicken cut into small or medium pieces Grind to paste all these roasted ingredients together with: 2 tbsp khuskhus (soak for 5 minutes and drain) 8-9 Kashmiri Chilies (soak for 10 minutes and drain) 2 tspn jeera (cumin seeds dry roasted in pan) 1 […]

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October 8, 2018 Instant Pot: Dhansak (Lentils with meat) or Masala Dal (Lentils without meat)

Instant Pot: Dhansak (Lentils with meat) or Masala Dal (Lentils without meat)

Instant Pot (IP) Recipe of the Parsi Dhansak  by Rita Kapadia (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak) This dhansak was made in an instant pot which is a pressure cooker with souped up button controls. Gives you the flexibility of walking away and setting it on a timer. As you may already know dhansak […]

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October 2, 2018 Chicken Liver Aleti Paleti

Chicken Liver Aleti Paleti

Aleti Paleti | Parsi Bhonu with Chef Kayzad | Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana Aleti Paleti – a classic Parsi breakfast dish made by cooking lamb offals and potatoes in a tomato masala. Served with pav. ALETI PALETI Recipe 1 Ingredients 15 grams mutton kidney fat, chopped 1 tablespoon oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon […]

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September 22, 2018 Almond Chicken

Almond Chicken

Ingredients 1 lb chicken  (cut in small pieces) Half a cup of blanched and peeled almond paste 1 cup yogurt 3 dry red chilies 3 bay leaves 1 teaspoon ginger/garlic paste 2 onions ground to a paste half a cup of warm milk with a few strands of saffron (kesar) dissolved in it pinch of […]

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September 17, 2018 Recipe Contest Winner: Badami Marghi – Chicken cooked with Almond Paste.

Recipe Contest Winner: Badami Marghi – Chicken cooked with Almond Paste.

WINNER: Badami Marghi – Chicken cooked with Almond Paste. Congratulations to Zarin’s Secrets. #ParsiCuisine Click here to Enter Contest. We made the Badami Marghi and it came out delicious! Tip: Used 1/2 cup of Almond Flour mixed a little milk to make the almond paste. See photo below:  

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