Fun Time

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Some FUN reading: 😍😍 BusyBee (our very own Behram Contractor) on Parsis A few Words about Parsis, most lovable & peace-loving people: The first Parsis I knew were statues. There were scores of them, all over Bombay (now Mumbai), most of them wearing glasses: Dadabhoy Naoroji, Pherozeshah Mehta, Jamshedji Tata, Cowasjee Jehangir, Bomanji Petit, the […]

Chapat

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

Muktad, Malido and Memories

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Muktads foods Items like Malido, Daran, Papri for chasni are prepared. After the prayers are done the food is partaken of with clean hands.   ParsiCuisine.com Indian Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia, are available. Please contact Rita@ParsiCuisine.com or purchase directly on Amazon.

Mehran Restaurant & Catering

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Indian food at its best ! We offer a world of flavours and spices, which all comes together to create a dining experience that will transport you to another world. Our chef prepares all of our authentic dishes completely fresh, we also offer a wide range of authentic Indian cuisine to suit anyone’s tastes. We […]

Parsi Mawa Cake

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Parsi Mawa Cake. Recipe for whole mawa cake or as cupcakes.

Wedding Shopping List

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Shopping for parsi wedding items, Ses etc. Tailors for Daglis. Wedding Sari. Click HERE for the list : http://zagba.org/parsi-shopping-list/ ParsiCuisine.com Indian Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia, are available. Please contact Rita@ParsiCuisine.com or purchase directly on Amazon.

Popatjee – sweet donuts

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Recipe Ingredients 1/2 kg Whole wheat flour 400 ml Milk 1 cup Toddy 2 Tspns Fresh yeast, mixed with 1 teaspoon sugar and 1/2 cup warm water 3 tblspns Sugar 1/2 Cup Warm water 5 Eggs 50 gms Almond.. blanched and chopped. 1 tblspn Caraway seeds 50 gms Ghee 2 tblspns Icing sugar 1 cup […]

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 🙂  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 […]

Agarni Karvani Reet (Khoro Bharvani Reet)

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Note the indian gujarati parsi word Lavra is a plural form. Singular one is spoken as Lavro. Ladoo is a term for small round balls. Usually boondi ladoo, besan ladoo, moti-choor ladoo, coconut ladoo and many other ladoos. You get the drift right? Nothing is written below is compulsory, do everything happily according to your […]

Wedding Ceremonies

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Ceremonies prior to the marriage  Rupiya Peravanu Rupiya Peravanu literally means gifting rupees in Gujarati language. This ceremony marks the unofficial engagement when both the families acknowledge the acceptance of the marriage alliance. On this day, ladies from the groom’s family pay a visit to the bride’s house. The bride is presented with a gift […]

Audh – forgotten but now remembered

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Parsi Audh – forgotten but now remembered.

Parsi wedding feast by Tanaz Godiwalla

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Purchase Dhansak Masala, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

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To order Dhansak Masal, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

Rita’s Dar ni Pori

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This is a pastry filled with sweet lentils and dry fruits (Mawa is optional). 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 […]