Bhakhra (Fried Cakes)

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Cashew Lamb Curry

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Rita’s Secret “Kaju Mutton ” Cashew Lamb Curry revealed ! Lamb can be substituted with Beef, Mutton (GOAT), Chicken or Pork. Kaju is a Indian word for Cashew. (Cashews can be substituted with Almonds) Ingredients 4 lbs boneless Lamb Marinate lamb 10 tsp. Ginger Garlic paste 3 tsp Salt 1 tsp turmeric powder Fry in hot […]

Turmeric Pickle

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1 cup Freshly grated 5 turmeric roots. (Amba Harad, Indian herb root) 10 tsp Salt 3 tsp balsamic vinegar Mix all and put in glass jar.. Enjoy after 5 days in salads, relish and grated carrots. ParsiCuisine.com Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks and EBooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia are available on Amazon

Iodized salt

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Iodized salt is the best, and in many settings, the only dietary source of iodine. For a heart-healthy diet, we should consume salt in moderation.  Iodine is an element that is needed for the production of thyroid hormone. The body does not make iodine, so it is an essential part of your diet. Iodine is found in […]

80 Biryanis around the world

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Best Biriyani Around the world and its OriginBiryani was originated in Iran (Persia) and it was brought to South Asia by Iranian travelers and merchants. Local variants of this dish are popular not only in South Asia but also in Arabia and within various South Asian communities in Western countries. The spices and condiments used […]

Curry Masala – taste of India in the US

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Curry Paste 5 to 6 red chillies roasted 2 tsp jeera 2 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 2 tsp sesame seeds 5 to 6 cashews some kokam 250 gms freshly grated coconut few curry leaves 1 small onion 1 small tomato 1 tsp kashmiri red chilly powder In a pot, heat 3 […]

Paneer Tikka

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Served as an appetizer Paneer Tikka is very healthy for kids and adults alike. INGREDIENTS : 2 cups paneer cubes, about 1″ each 2 tsp garlic paste 2 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp chaat masala 2 tsp chilli powder tandoori masala 1 tsp powdered black pepper 1 tbsp salt A few drops of red colour […]

Cookbook: Dhansak

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Ever wonder what Dhanshak is? (Also spelt as Dhansaak, Dhanshak, Dhunsak, Thansak) Vegetarians can leave the meat out and make the lentil dal, it comes out very good. Learn step by step how to make the Parsi Dhanshak and Brown Rice. ParsiCuisine.com Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks and EBooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia are available on Amazon

Recipe for Channa Masala (Bhatura Channa)

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Recipe for Channa Masala (Bhatura Channa)

Purchase Dhansak Masala, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

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To order Dhansak Masal, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

Besan Ladoo

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For any occasion, whether it is Diwali, Rakhsa Bhandhan (Raki Time) or  Parsi mithu monu. These besan ladoo are so easy to make. I used to make them at 7 years of age playing with my friend. 

Health benefits of Cardamon

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You can use the whole pods (remove them before serving the dish) or powder the seeds. The famous Indian masala chai gets it’s flavor from green cardamom and ginger. 10 Health Benefits of Cardamom, Backed by Science Cardamom is a spice with an intense, slightly sweet flavor that some people compare to mint. It originated […]

The Saffron Elaichi Gulab Jamun

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Saffron Elaichi Gulab Jamun  by Rita Jamshed Kapadia The Gulab Jamun is one of the most popular indian sweet, served at restaurants in the states.”Gulab” means “Rose” and “Jamun” means a “Drop”. Translated these are literally “Drops of Rose”. In this recipe the flavor is real kesar (saffron) *and elaichi (cardamom) * so I call these “Drops […]

Audh – forgotten but now remembered

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Parsi Audh – forgotten but now remembered.

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

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