Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

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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 […]

Paneer made at home with Yogurt.

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Recipe of an Indian Parsi soft cheese made at home with yogurt. Topli na Panir

Confection: Surti levra

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Confection: Hard, white sugary sweet and a mouth freshner. Found in Surat.

Khichri for diabetes

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Khichri for diabetes

Parsi Mitthu Dahi or Home-made Sweet Yogurt

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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.

Recipe of an Indian soft cheese made at home with Rennet. Topli na Panir

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Recipe of an Indian Parsi soft cheese made at home with Rennet. Topli na Panir

Raabri or Kaanji Masala Mix

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This is an energy drink best taken at breakfast time. Increases your energy levels for the day and keep you vitality strong. Good for nursing mothers and pregnant mothers. Keep this Raabri/Kaanji masala prepared for winter and enjoy your cuppa once in a while or regularly! Research suggests that our brain and body thrive on […]

GHAU NU DOODH (MILK OF WHEAT)

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How to make GHAU NU DOODH (MILK OF WHEAT) Recipe for making GHAU NU DOODH Ingredients 1 cup Whole Wheat Grains Water to soak Strong Grinder Strainer with small holes like for making paneer or I use a white cotton cloth Method Soak the wheat for about 4-5 days, and then grind it with enough […]

Health Effects of Garlic and how it is used in Parsi Food.

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Health Effects of Garlic and how it is used in Parsi Food.

Sona Masoori White Rice

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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 […]

How to Disinfect Your Groceries and cook to eliminate corona virus

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Do your Grocery Shopping Online – click here for indian and other groceries. We’ll teach you how to keep everything from your countertop to your dinner plate germ-free! – Disinfect Your Groceries During the Coronavirus Outbreak. Spray Lysol on plastic bags and let sit for 5 minutes before empting groceries. Will Cooking Food Kill the […]

Today’s Humor – Cake of the times

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Cake of the Year ParsiCuisine.com Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks and EBooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia are available on Amazon

Kadha

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Kadha Drink for a sore throat

Chicken Soup for fighting a Cold or Flu

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This  Chicken Soup improves immunity and helps during a flu or cold.  Ingredients 1 lb or 4 chicken drumsticks 2 Tomatoes chopped 1 large red onion sliced 2 inch piece of cinnamon stick 2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste (adoo lasan) 1 tsp salt or to taste (optional can omit for a low sodium diet) 1 […]

Food for the Mind

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Food for the Mind