April 14, 2019 Here comes the gourmet granny

Here comes the gourmet granny

‘Granny Sathe Jamwanu’ is a Parsi feast not to be missed. Recipes are linked complements of this ParsiCuisine.com site. Of the five ladies, 93-year-old Perin B Dittia is the eldest. She is dressed in a blue sari, her pearl necklace has blue stones to match her sari and a white-dotted blue hair-band keeps her silky […]

Read more
March 15, 2019 Rita’s Dar ni Pori

Rita’s Dar ni Pori

This is a pastry filled with sweet lentils and dry fruits. To top it all there are cherries, which are so festive. I specially like the red auspicious color they add, my mother used to get these added along with green, yellow and red Tutti-Frutti! ( candied fruits ) Question: Did you know why the […]

Read more
March 14, 2019 Sev

Seven Ways to Celebrate

“Nav” (meaning new) + “roze”(meaning day)  = “New Day” 2019 Shahenshahi New Year Navroze / Nowruz / Nooruz is on March 21, 2019. Commemorated in a grand and elaborate fashion, preparations for  Navroze begin well in advance. Houses are cleaned to remove all the cobwebs and painted new. They are then adorned with different auspicious […]

Read more
January 11, 2019 PATRA NI MACHHI – FISH WITH CHUTNEY IN BANANA LEAVES

PATRA NI MACHHI – FISH WITH CHUTNEY IN BANANA LEAVES

PATRA NI MACHHI – FISH WITH CHUTNEY IN BANANA LEAVES

Read more
November 30, 2018

Bhakhra

Recipe Contest Winner: Congratulations to our member Dolly Contractor Bhakhra is a popular Parsi snack recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Bhakra by following this easy recipe. Ingredients: • 500 gms Whole wheat flour • 250 gms self raising • 250 gms Rava (semolina) • 120 gms sugar (or to your taste) • 120 gms Cashew […]

Read more
November 10, 2018 Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks, eBooks on Amazon

Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks, eBooks on Amazon

“Rita Jamshed Kapadia” has authored and published several Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks & eBooks. From time to time we will share recipes from Cookbooks of “Rita Jamshed Kapadia” on the facebook “Parsi Cuisine” PC group. Group members can post/share their recipes for “FridayFiesta” Contest held by ParsiCuisine.com. (see rules). Posts do need to be approved to […]

Read more
August 21, 2018

Khordad Saal Mubarak

Khordad Sal The birthday of Zoroaster Khordad Sal is celebrated as the birthday of Zoroaster. This is known as the ‘Greater Noruz’ and happens six days after Navroze. The chosen date is symbolic since the actual date of the Prophet’s birth cannot be identified accurately. This festival is considered one of the most important in the Zoroastrian […]

Read more
August 17, 2018 Understanding the Parsi love for Eggs

Understanding the Parsi love for Eggs

Parsi Stories and Recipes by Rita Kapadia (Boston’s Cookbook Author) and Kainaz Contractor (New Delhi’s Rustom’s Parsi Bhonu) featured in an egg-cellent article by Henna Achhpal  of  LivingFoodsz.com Eggs stories and beliefs from Rita Kapadia and Kainaz Contractor. You’re not in a real Parsi home if you don’t find trays of eggs stacked over each […]

Read more
July 24, 2018 Parsi Chowk Designs

Parsi Chowk Designs

Parsi Chowk Designs are adapted from the land of India, where the parsi (persians) settled over 700 years back. The hindi indian word is “Rangoli”. Maharashtra, Kerala and Gujaratis  have unique designs. The Parsi designs are mostly floral. Fish shapes and fire patterns are popular. The designs and motifs are auspicious and bring good luck, […]

Read more
July 21, 2018 Khao, Piyo, Maja Karo: Explore the Parsi mantra with Kunal Vijayakar

Khao, Piyo, Maja Karo: Explore the Parsi mantra with Kunal Vijayakar

#MaskaMaarke: There’s a lot more to Irani Parsi food than bun-maska and berry pulao. This is a rich cuisine that retains its delicious Levantine roots. Which community in India celebrates three birthdays for each person and four New Years per annum? It’s the Zoroastrian Irani Parsi community. Every Irani Parsi (and I am going to […]

Read more
error: Content is protected !!
%d bloggers like this: