Doodhi, Lauki or gourd is known to lower A1C and blood sugar levels.

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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 brains

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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. […]

Bitter Gourd, Bitter Melon, Karela Juice

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if you have Diabeties, this is a good home remedy.

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.

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 Indian Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia, are available. Please contact Rita@ParsiCuisine.com or purchase directly on Amazon.

Kadha

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Kadha Drink for a sore throat