Vasanu a health product for winter
Vasanu is a very well-known health food in India. Traditionally, it is made in the winter in India, and has been reported to give vitality and strength. Made with fresh dry fruits – Almonds, Walnuts, Pistachios, Dates and several other natural healthy ingredients like Musli, Kamar Kakri, Char jat nu Magaj, Ginger, Wheat – ghau nu […]
If you are looking for a healthy butter alternative for cooking, try ghee. Ghee is clarified butter, pure, golden butterfat, removed of milk solids and water. It also has a high smoke point, making it an ideal cooking oil for frying and sauteing. Due to its healthy fats and plethora of vitamins (A, D, E […]
Amli Chutney aka Tamarind Chutney Amli is Tamarind a fruit, combined with spiced apple butter makes a tasty Chutney. A very popular indian chutney served in restarants. Easy to make with just 2 ingredients. From the cookbook Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine by Rita Jamshed Kapadia. Available on Amazon.com in paperback or hard […]
Health Effects of Garlic and how it is used in Parsi Food.
Yalda on December 21 is celebrated in many parts of the world. Eating watermelon in the winter is believed to keep you healthy in the new year. Watermelon seeds are one of the items in the health food – parsi vasanu and the gujarati word is “char jat nu magaj”. Pumpkin and Watermelon seeds keep […]
Recently, I went for shopping to my favorite store – Costco. I saw a 20 lb huge bag of Sona Masoori White Rice. and I have never used this, I usually use Basmati Rice which Costco sells as well. I bought it because I like experimenting! Here is the cooked rice with the inset of […]
by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Known as Bottle Gourd in USA. Doodhi is a vegetable also known as Lauki, Lavki in India. Buy one that has soft skin and if you dig your nail into it, it should leave a mark and feel soft. Doodhi is very good for diabetes. Drinking it as a juice has been […]
BAWA BRAIN Most Parsis acknowledge that when they are called bawas, it is a term of endearment. And when people mock them about using egg in almost every dish, they smile benignly and invite that person to join them for a meal. That’s the best way to sum up Parsis – courteous and extremely genial.
Recipe of an Indian Parsi soft cheese made at home with yogurt. Topli na Panir
I make Mithoo Dahi (Sweet Yogurt) on good occasions like birthdays at home for my family. Goes well with Ravo, Sev and just by itself. Here is the method I use. Insta Pot can be used for controlling the temp.