November 9, 2018 Besan Ladoo

Besan Ladoo

One of the most popular and favorite sweets that are made during the Diwali festivities are “Besan Ladoo”. These ladoos are offered to the gods as offerings, distributed to family and friends and enjoyed as a blessing. This same ladoo is used in a ceremony for besna – besan ladoos are kept. For paglaru ceremony khaman […]

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November 7, 2018 Cillie’s Bakery for Cakes and other Parsi Delicacies

Cillie’s Bakery for Cakes and other Parsi Delicacies

WELCOME TO CILLIE’S CAKES & SNACKS Located in Stafford – just southwest of downtown Houston – we cater to guests and customers all over the Greater Houston area including Sugar land, Katy, Clear Lake. We have been in business for over 15 years and recently moved our operations to Stafford because we needed to expand […]

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October 18, 2018 Diwali Recipes

Diwali Recipes

The word “Diwali” is a contraction of “Deepavali”, originating from the Sanskrit word Dīpāvalī (दीपावली) which can be translated to “Festival of Lights”. Hence the Diwali Festival is also called the “Festival of Lights”. Diwali is the name for the festival in North-India. In South-India the festival is called “Deepavali”. Cook up some delicious Diwali Delights using […]

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October 16, 2018 Kumas Cake Video and Recipe from Rita

Kumas Cake Video and Recipe from Rita

Recipe by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Makes 24 pieces Ingredients 6 oz salted butter (melted) 2 cups sugar 5 eggs 1/4 cup grated blanched Almonds for cake mix 1 cup wheat flour 1 cup rava (fine grain semolina) 1/2 cup cake flour or baking plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 3 tsp cardamom […]

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October 10, 2018 Katy Dalal’s Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter

Katy Dalal’s Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter

The days are getting cooler and it will be winter soon. We found a nice article on the forgotten Christmas pudding. by Rhea Mitra Dalal Photo credit – Aaron Santos Katy Dalal, my mom in law, started a catering business from home many years ago. As she tried out new dishes and cuisines her popularity […]

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October 9, 2018 Milk Pudding

Milk Pudding

Milk Pudding Serves 4 Ingredients 6 cups milk 1/4 cup raw Rice 1 cup sugar Few pistachios, almonds and saffron strands for garnish 1 tsp cardamom powder Method 1. Process the raw rice in any food chopper till it is broken up in small bits. 2. Boil the rice, milk and sugar till creamy consistency. […]

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September 25, 2018 Mango Murraba (Parsi Murambo) Recipe

Mango Murraba (Parsi Murambo) Recipe

Ingredients 1 kg semi-ripe mangoes (any variety, but for best results and taste, either alphonso, or, even better still, the `bottle’ mango, `batli keri’. Best to use are small green, totally unripe mangoes. But then add more jaggery, according to taste.) White or red pumpkin can be substituted. Peaches can be substituted. 200 gms jaggery […]

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September 23, 2018 Recipe Contest Winner: Ravo Cake

Recipe Contest Winner: Ravo Cake

WINNER: Ravo Cake Congratulations to our member Shikha Sepai. This recipe and fantastic idea is truly a genius one. Cake looks divine! A special cake for a special man ..on his special day .. a traditional dish Ravo made into a cake for my husband on his Zoroastrian calendar birthday. Recipe Fry 1.5 cup sooji or […]

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September 13, 2018 Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha’s favorite sweet, Modaks are sweet flour dumplings stuffed with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg and saffron. This modak recipe is a steamed version, which is also known as ‘ukdiche modak’, however there is a wide variety of this Indian dessert which includes fried modak as well. A popular dessert from Maharashtra which is consumed highly […]

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September 6, 2018 Parsi Mitthu Dahi

Parsi Mitthu Dahi

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Home-made Sweet Yogurt is a traditional parsi dish for Birthday, Navjote, Wedding, Jashan and other auspicious occasions. Mitthu Dahi is served cold with Sev, Ravo or just by itself. Dahi is very good for indigestion, heart burn and good health. For example when you are taking antibiotics for a Virus or […]

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