August 27, 2018

Bombay Duck (Boomla) Cutlets

Taja Boomla Cutlets from Vividh Vani. Only change in the recipe is that I’ve barely used any oil while frying. TAJA BOOMLA CUTLETS by Kainaaz R. Patell 6 big boomlas or 12 medium sized 2 cups Kothmir Cilantro washed and chopped fine 3 Big green chillies 1 tsp Ground pepper 4 eggs Bread crumbs or […]

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August 7, 2018

Tatrelo Kolmi Patio (Parsi style Prawns)

via Tatrelo Kolmi Patio (Parsi style Prawns)

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July 14, 2018

Green Coconut Chutney

by Dolly Contractor                                 Ingredients 2 Cups of Coriander 3-4 stems of Mint 1 inch piece of fresh Ginger 1 whole Garlic pod, peeled and washed 3 fresh lemon’s juice 3 small green mangoes 7-8 green chillies 1/2 cup fresh/frozen […]

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June 28, 2018

Bahman Mahino Meal

 Bahman mahino is the month (June) when some religious parsis do not eat meat. Fish is allowed for a wholesome diet with vegetables. Recipes: Dry Bhindi (Okra) ~ Grilled/Sauteed Basa Fish Fillets ~ ~ Tareli Vengna ni pori (fried brinjal slices) ~ ~ Vaghareli Khichri ~  

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June 6, 2018

Fish wrapped in Banana Leaf with delicious Chutney: Parsi Patra ni Maachi

While vacationing in Dahanu a couple of years back, and driving back to Gujarat from the Maharashtra state. I saw fisher women selling promfrets, pronounced locally as pamplets on the roadside. Dahanu is a coastal town and a municipal council in Palghar district in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is located 110 km from Mumbai […]

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May 3, 2018

Chutney and Salmon with a new twist

Ingredients 6 – 8 Salmon Fillets 2 tsp Red Chilli powder 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp Salt Olive Oil as needed Baking Dish Prepared Creamy Coconut Chutney Method – Assemble the Baked Salmon Dish: Spread Olive oil in a baking dish. Mix turmeric, red pepper and salt over 4 salmon fillets. Spread a thick layer of […]

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March 21, 2018 Fried Fish

Fried Pomfret (from cookbook)

Fried Promfret Serves – 4 Preparation time – 10 minutes; Marination time – 45 minutesIngredients: Silver pomfrets – 1/2 kg, cleaned and drained well, make small slant cuts over the skin (you may want to use any other fish of your choice that is available) Turmeric powder – 1/8 teaspoon Red chilli powder – 3 […]

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January 27, 2018

Health Benefits of Dry or Fresh Boomla, Bombil

  Recipe for the Bombay Duck Pickle (Dried Salty Fish  Pickle) The Parsi community loves Seafood and this Bombay duck patio preparation shows their desire to eat fish in all seasons. The native Fish called Boomla (or Bombay Ducks) is abundant in the rainy season in Tarapore, Mumbai and other places. The villagers dry and salt […]

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December 2, 2017

White Pomfret, Silver Pomfret, Pompano, Palmburo Fish – whats the difference?

I have tasted the White Pomfret in India, great flavor and the taste of the ocean within. Wonderful in Curry or Fried with indian masala. Very difficult to find in USA. Silver Pomfret is found in USA Asian Stores. It is a good substitute for the above White Pomfret. Black Pomfret (Halva) is to be […]

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November 1, 2017

Taraporee Prawn Patio: Nergis’s 100-year-old prawn recipe

   by Ajoy Joshi Mrs Nergis in Bangalore at home! Don’t understand the title? Well then, keep reading . . . all will be explained! No kidding, friends, this is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to hear a 90-year-old chef from Bangalore talk about this yummy prawn dish, and I mean literally ‘talk’!! But before we do the […]

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