Ganapati Bappa Moraya,   Mangal Murti Moraya

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“Ganapati Bappa Moraya Mangal Murti Moraya!” Ganesh Chaturthi this year is celebrated on the 31st August for 10 days. Decorations and exquisite pandals take the front seat to welcome India’s most loved God. The one thing that cannot be missed at Ganapati are the scrumptious modaks! A journey from traditional to modern modaks do check […]

Parsi Cuisine and Ashdeen Lilaowala meet in a cup

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Wow Parsi Cuisine and Ashdeen Lilaowala meet in a cup! Fudna ni Choy Recipe and Video Chai is the common equalizer in India – from the rich to the poor. No matter what their position in life, an Indian relishes a cup of tea. The rich ones have their tea served in fancy tea-pots, delicate porcelain cups on well […]

Chapat

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

Papri and Daran for Malido

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Papdi to eat with Malido from the famous Vividh Vani cookbook Recipe translated from Gujarati to English by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Click here for the Guide to Old Measures Ingredients 1 tipri Wheat Flour (See tipri measure) 1/4 lb Sugar (fine barik) Method Mix above with little water to make a very tight dough. Keep for 1 […]

Pori

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From Behram Palamkote The best dar ni pori in Bombay one would get is from a parsi lady called Sheramai who is 89 years old and that is my mom. Once you taste it you will not like any other pori that’s a guarantee!  I can give you all her secret recipe which she does […]

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.

How to make mawa at home

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Mava or Mawa is an indian milk product. Used for making mithai, mawa cakes, cupcakes and more. ( KNOWN AS kHOYA )- step by step instruction on making Mawa at home.

Mawa Cake

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Khoya (Mawa) cakes by Dolly Contractor #mawacake #parsicuisine 335 grms self rising flour 250/300 grms sugar 3 grms caraway seeds or (1 tsp=teaspoon) 1/2 (half) tsp Nutmeg 1/2 tsp cardamom 1/2 tsp Essence vanilla or rose 2 tsp Full, baking powder 250g butter (melted) 150g Khoya (Mawa) 5-6 eggs (depending on size L, M or […]

Mava ni Boi – the easy way

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Mava ni boi, I made for a library presentation of my cookbook. Mava ni boi is a fish-shaped dessert made from ricotta cheese, sugar, cardamom and vanilla. Fish is a symbol of good luck, prosperity and fertility. Using a mold* make these fish shaped desserts. The ingredients are not really fish but just sugar, ricotta […]

Doodhi ni Barfi

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Doodhi ni Barfi Ingredients: 800 gm Doodhi 400 gm sugar 200 gm mawa Pinch of cardamom 0ne drop of edible green color 5 tsp chopped pistachios and almonds Method:  Boil the doodhi for 1 minute Put the doodhi in a non-stick pot and then put 400 gm sugar. Keep cooking for 15-20 minutes. Then put the mava […]

Parsi Mawa Cake

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

Penda the easy way

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MICROWAVE PENDA Pendas are bite sized Indian sweets made with milk solids and sugar sometimes flavoured with saffron and cardamom. Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups whole milk powder ½ cup sugar ½ cup full cream milk 1 tbsp butter A few strands of saffron Mixed nuts fordecoration Method: · Add all the ingredients to a microwave safe […]

Quick and Easy Parsi Malido Video and Recipe

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Video Recipe 2 oz canola oil 2 – 4 oz butter (to tastes and diet needs) 1 cup coarse semolina 1/2 cup bisquick 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups water Garnish 2 oz chopped / slivered almonds 1 oz raisins 1 tbsp Ghee or Oil 1 – 2 tsp vanilla essence (to taste) 2 […]

Rita’s Malido

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Ingredients 8  Cups Whole wheat flour 550 Gram Evaporated dry milk powder (or 250 grams of mavo aka khoya) 1 kg 350 g castor sugar 1 Cup  Milk approx 7 Eggs  beaten 1 Cup  Pistachio 1 Cup  Blanched almonds  slivered 1/2 Cup  Sultanas (Raisins) 2 tsp powdered cardamoms and nutmeg Rosewater to taste 1 tsp […]

Bhakhra made in an “Ebelskiver” pan. The dutch call these Poffertjes

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I wandered around in the kitchen section of Costco almost unconsciously thinking I need better non-stick pans. My eyes rested on a wonderful box of Ebelskiver  pancake pan. Somehow I thought this pan could make excellent Indain Parsi Bhakras. I bought the pan. Rushed home and dug out the bhakhra recipe from my cookbook for #fiestafriday […]