Mawa Cake

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Khoya (Mawa) cakes by Dolly Contractor 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 S) Mix […]

Donations for a ZAKOI Center

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Dear Friends, I pray all of you are safe, well and in good spirit:) I hope this year is much better in every way for everyone than last year! Dear Friends, with your support of my Spring and Fall Fundraisers last year, I was able to raise $10,000 for our future ZAKOI Center. These fundraisers […]

ZAGNY Holiday Baking Class with Rita : Cupcakes & Cake – free community cook along

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Baking Class with Chef Rita : Cupcakes & Cake
WHEN Sunday, December 20, 2020, 11:00 – 12:30pm EST
LOCATION Rita’s Kitchen

Follow along with Chef Rita of ParsiCuisine.com as she shows us how to bake delicious cake and cupcakes for the holiday table! Make a sweet treat for a holiday meal, or as a gift. Or, eat it yourself! We’ll join Chef Rita over Zoom as she shows us all how to mix up the batter and bake the cakes. All are welcome to this baking program! Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom information

Parsi Mawa Cake

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 6 comments

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

Kummas Cake Class

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Rita’s Parsi Cuisine – Kummas.

Italian Roll

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Recipe translation from Vividh Vani cookbook. 011 ratal fine wheat flour 01 fine castor sugar, butter 2 tola Orange or malunga murraba Pa Sher milk 4 eggs Jam Butter Grind the murraba into pulp. Beat the eggs fluffy with a fork. Sift the flour, roast to make it dry but not burn. Next add the […]

Mawa Coconut Rawa cake

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Sweetner – Brown Sugar. Ingredients 250 grams Mawa 1 cup yogurt/Dahi 100 grams Rawa/Sooji/Semolina 100 grams desicated coconut 6 eggs 250 grams Amul Butter 250 grams brown sugar 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon nutmeg powder 1 teaspoon vanilla essence. Method Blend Mawa and Yogurt in a mixer so that the Mawa is free […]

Easter Honey Cake

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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 […]

Today’s Humor – Cake of the times

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Cake of the Year

Happy Valentines Day

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies   Cooking on Valentine’s Day can be a gift from the heart   

Rita’s Christmas Fruit Cake

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Rita’s Fruitcake

The lip-smacking story of the cake revolution in India

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By Vikram Doctor One of the most startling things of this festive season: the desi bride and groom are actually made of cake. Flury’s became known both for the cakes it provided in its café and the elaborate concoctions it made on demand. Bachi Karkaria, in her book, Flury’s of Calcutta: The Cake That Walked, recorded […]

Burger like no other – it is a cake!

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Guess what it is a cake burger made with cake mix, pancake mix, frosting and loads of creativity. Here are the steps to making this Burger Cake, French Fries, Pickles, Cheese: Tip: Visit McDonald’s or Burger King for paper container! Now, let’s party! Join Fiesta Friday #307 by adding your link. Don’t forget to link […]

Christmas Stollen – A German tradition for the holidays

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Sweet cakes and breads studded with candied fruits and nuts are hallmarks of Christmas baking in many areas of the world.  Examples include fruitcake which is traditional throughout the English speaking nations, panettone in Italy, keks in Poland, julekake in Norway, bolo-rei in Portugal and birnenbrot in Switzerland.  But perhaps none are revered as highly […]

What do Nankhatai Biscuits and Nankhatai Band have in common?

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What do Nankhatai Biscuits & Nankhatai Band have in common? Answer: Both Biscuit and Band were popular in Surat, India. The soft crumbly nankhatai brings back many a fond memory. The word Nankhatai comes from the Persian word ‘Nan‘ meaning bread and ‘Khatai’ probably comes from ‘Catai’ or ‘Cathay’, the older name for China. Thus translating […]

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