May 23, 2019 Dudh Puli by Mitali Singer

Dudh Puli

Contest Entry for Cuisinart 2019 Event * “Dudh” means milk in Bengali and “puli” is another name for pitha. Dudh puli can be described as rice flour dumpling with coconut filling. by Mitali Kumar Ingredients: 2 cups coarse semolina 3 cups water 2 cups fresh shredded coconut 1 cup date palm jaggery 2 tablespoon of sugar 3-4 green […]

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May 17, 2019 Bhakhra (Parsi Doughnuts)

Bhakhra (Fried Cakes)

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Bhakhras are fried cakes and can be savored with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Please use Caraway Seeds not shah jeera or any substitute. The flavor of caraway seeds is different. I get so many inquiries for where to get these. Many grandmothers in Ahmedabad swear by this flavor […]

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May 8, 2019 Yogurt

Yogurt

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Homemade Yogurt / Indian Dahi is very good for indigestion, heart burn and good health. For example when you are taking antibiotics for a Virus or Flu, the good bacteria in your body are wiped out by the antibiotic. Yogurt culture replaces the good bacteria and your immunity increases. Ingredients 2 […]

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May 7, 2019 M5 Bakes

M5 Bakes

Please post Support a fellow Zarathosti. Vote for Farah Ardeshir Manekshaw who has started her company M5 Bakes With your votes till May 13, she can get a Business Grant. Click to vote: https://ca.smallbusinessgrant.fedex.com/home/detail/25a50af5-f430-4356-8e33-f67af0e62cf9#/gallery/detail/25a50af5-f430-4356-8e33-f67af0e62cf92019 FedEx Small Business Grant ContestI support M5 Bakes and wish them luck in winning $30K in the FedEx Small Business Grant […]

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April 20, 2019 Easter Honey Cake

Easter Honey Cake

Honey Cake Ingredients1 1/2 cup Plain flour 1/2 cup Butter 1/4th cup Oil 3/4 cup Sugar powder 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder 1/4 tsp Salt 1/4 cup Milk 1 1/2 tb sp. Vanilla essence 3 Eggs For Honey syrup 1/4 cup of water 4tb sp.of honey 2 tsp. of rose water Mix together to make […]

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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 […]

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February 11, 2019 Happy Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Covered Jimmy Strawberries

  Here is the simplest recipe for Chocolate Covered Jimmy Strawberries, they are so much fun and low cost/budget to make at home. Ingredients 21 Large Strawberries 2 Cups approx, Dark Chocolate pieces (or leftover chocolate) 3 tbsp Butter 1 Cup Chocolate Jimmies Method Wash and dry strawberries with towel. Melt chocolate pieces in microwave on 50% […]

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February 1, 2019 Avocado Dessert

Avocado Dessert

Congratulations to our member Dolly Contractor for her amazing and innovative Avocado Dessert  Recipe 3 avocados  3/4 cups sugar (or to taste) 1/2 (half) bottle-cap of vanilla essence 1/2 (half) teaspoon of cardamom 1/2 (half) teaspoon of nutmeg 1/4 (quarter) cup pistachio 1/4 (quarter) cup creamy milk (full fat) 1/4 (quarter) cup sliced almonds, toasted […]

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January 19, 2019 Almond Macroons

Almond Macroons

Ingredients 1 cup fine powdered sugar2 cups roasted and ground Almonds or Hazelnuts3 eggs white1 tsp. vanilla essence1 ½ cup very lightly roasted slivered/flaked almonds1 tsp. Butter for greasing fingers2 tbsp. powdered sugar for sprinkling (optional) Method Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking tray with parchment or butter paper. In a glass […]

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January 7, 2019 Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri – Tal Papra

Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri – Tal Papra

by Ervad Marzban Hathiram Editor’s Note: Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri stays for a long time like a month. It is fondly called Tal Papra. Made from sesame seeds (Tal), cardamom and nutmeg powder, and caraway seeds. As I get ready for a very important prayer day tomorrow, here’s an old recipe not very commonly made today.. […]

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