June 7, 2019 Parsi Dhansak Recipe. (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak)

Parsi Dhansak Recipe. (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak)

Dhansak is a popular  Parsi dish, originating among  the community centuries back. This is served with caramelized brown rice, which is rice cooked in caramel water to give it a typical taste and color. The dal cooked with mutton and vegetables served with brown rice, altogether is called dhansak. In Parsi homes, dhansak is traditionally made on […]

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May 10, 2019 Dhanshak

Dhanshak

by JULIE SAHNI Parsi Cornish Hens Braised In Spiced Pumpkin-Lentil Puree YIELDSix servings TIME40 minutes INGREDIENTS ¾ cup masoor dal (red lentils), picked clean and rinsed 2 ½ cups water 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground fennel 1 teaspoon cayenne, or more to taste 1 ½ teaspoons turmeric 2 teaspoons coarse salt ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, loosely packed […]

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May 5, 2019 Not Just Dhansak: A New Parsi Podcast

Not Just Dhansak: A New Parsi Podcast

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when someone tells you they are Parsi? Is it Dhansak? Well, no one would blame you!Over the past few decades this simple preparation of spices, lentils and vegetables cooked with meat has come to be a strong part of the Parsi identity. Dhansak is as […]

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August 24, 2018 Chicken Dhansak recipe from the famous Vividh Vani cookbook

Chicken Dhansak recipe from the famous Vividh Vani cookbook

Myth busted about some folks saying chicken dhansak is not traditional. Chicken Dhansak is one of the OLDEST dishes ! The Vividh Vani cookbook from circa 1800 AD has this recipe! NOTE this recipe has CHICKEN or MUTTON used. See the words circled below, they say “Marghi” which means “chicken”   [amazon_link asins=’1496124529,B072BTMNDG’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’1447-5689-3485′ […]

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August 24, 2018 Dhansaak Dal

Enjoy learning how to make a very mouth-watering, satisfying and healthy Parsi Dhansak Meal

Parsi Dhansak Recipe (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak) Vegetarians can leave the meat out and make the dal, it comes out very good. Ingredients For the Dhansak dal: 1 lb Chicken skinned and washed. (or Lamb, Goat Meat. Vegetarians can leave the meat out and make the dal, it comes out very good) […]

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July 26, 2018 How to make Dhansak masala at home

How to make Dhansak masala at home

Dhansak Masala Powder Ingredients: 1 Kg. Coriander seeds (Dhanya seeds) 200 grms Cumin (Jeera Seeds) 100 grms Black Pepper (Kali Mirchi) 100 grms Fenugreek seeds (Methi seeds) (Omit if you are allergic to fenugreek) 100 grms Black Mustard seeds (Rai) 300 grms Red Chilies 200 grms Haldi (Turmeric powder) 50 grms Tej Patta (Tamal Patta) […]

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December 17, 2017 Mutton Pulao

Mutton Pulao

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time:30 minutes Yield: Serves 6 Ingredients: 3 lbs Chicken, Lamb, Goat meat or Mutton 1 teaspoon ginger paste 1 teaspoon garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder (cayenne pepper) 1 teaspoon dhana-jeera powder (coriander-cumin) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup milk 2 generous pinches of saffron 1/3 cup raisins 1/4 […]

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October 14, 2016 Dhansaak Dal

Vegetarian Dhansak Recipe Instant Pot

Important for Vegetarians – Omitting the meat from this recipe, will make this Dal a Vegetarian Dhansak Dal. Click here to see Video for Parsi Dhansak for the good times with full Dhansak recipe. Also known as parsi masala dal. Note: You will need a pressure cooker also known as Instant Pot. Ingredients 1 cup […]

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June 23, 2015 Pakistani Mutton Dhansak – Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker Meal

Pakistani Mutton Dhansak – Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker Meal

Editor’s Note: This recipe is adapted from Parsi Indian dhansak in the Pakistani style. by Mohammad Naeem, Team Pakistan Ingredients 1 kg boneless mutton (1 x 1 inch cubes) 4 mutton shank 200 gm whole garam masala 2 Tbsp ginger paste 2 Tbsp garlic paste 50 gm peeled garlic 2 Tbsp red chilli powder 1 Tbsp […]

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June 22, 2015 Dhansak Masala (Spices for Dhansak)

Dhansak Masala (Spices for Dhansak)

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 […]

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