Parsi Mawa Cake
Parsi Mawa Cake. Recipe for whole mawa cake or as cupcakes.
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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 […]
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 These are made for a baby’s “pag ladoo ceremony“. This is when a baby starts standing. Recipe Ingredients For Rice covering which stays longer. (Alternatively you can use homemade mawa as the cover of the ladoo. See mawa recipe.)1/2 Cup Rice flour2 tbsp All purpose flour2 tbsp butter3/4 cup water Ingredients […]
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 […]
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 […]
To order Dhansak Masal, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items
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 […]
Whichever word terminology is used Happy Navroze / Nawruz / Nooruz / Navroz is a celebration of spring.
Hamā Anjuman Prayers for Naurooz In English, Farsi and Gujarati
by Niru Gupta Dhansak masala might seem tedious at first glance but is totally worth the effort! It’s a popular dish of the Parsi Zoroastrian community and combines elements of Persian and Gujarati cuisine. Ingredients 250 gm sabut dhania 125 gm jeera 125 gm sabut lal mirch 10 gm shahi jeera 10 gm mustard seeds […]