India’s Parsi Cuisine

  It is no exaggeration to say that Parsis, the Zoroastrians of India, take their food seriously – very seriously. Love of good food and drink plays a central, oftentimes quirky, role in nearly every aspect of our culture. When our babies sit upright for the first time, we celebrate by making them sit on […]

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Happy Halloween! Cook with leftover pumpkin after Halloween is over

So the Trick or Treaters are back home safe. Left with the decorated  White or Orange Pumpkin? Do NOT throw. Re-use and make Pumpkin Bread.   Ingredients 2 Cups Pumpkin grated (or 1 1lb. canned pumpkin) 1 ½ teaspoon SALT 3 cups sugar 3 ½ cups wondra flour 1 ½ tsp nutmeg/cinnamon 2 tsp. baking powder […]

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Pav Bhaji (Amdavadi)

CONGRATS! AHMEDABAD BECOMES INDIA’S FIRST WORLD HERITAGE CITY We always knew we were world-best. And now, we have UNESCO’s stamp of approval, too. On Saturday, the World Heritage Committee bestowed the World Heritage City status on the 606-year-old city of Ahmedabad. It is the highest global recognition that a site of cultural significance can receive. […]

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Veggie Frankie

Ingredients For The Roties: 1/2 cup plain flour (maida) 1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) 1 tsp oil salt to taste For the stuffing:1 cup noodles 2 boiled potatoes (mashed) 2 Onions (cut into half circle shape) 1 tomato (chopped) 1 capsicum (chopped) chilly powder schezwan sauce soya sauce ( 1 tbl spoon) […]

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Pumpkin Bread

  by Rita Contractor Ingredients 1 ½ teaspoon SALT 3 cups sugar 3 ½ cups wondra flour 1 ½ tsp nutmeg/cinnamon 2 tsp. baking powder 1 cup oil 2/3 cup water 4 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla 1 1lb. can pumpkin 2 ½ cup walnuts Method Mix all above Grease and flour pans Bake 1 hour […]

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Chicken Kheema rolls

Chicken Kheema Rolls

  by Thrity Yazdi Tantra Make Jamshed’s  khaato mithho spicy chicken kheemo (click for recipe) Add vinegar, Jaggery, kismis (raisins) and cashew nuts to Kheemo for extra flavor. Make it dry (without water) and added a spoonful of butter for a little smoothness and taste. Use ready pastry sheets, cut them off in triangle put in […]

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Parantha Sandwich

Parantha Sandwich

Makes 4 400 gm paneer – cut into 1” pieces of ½” thickness. 1 small capsicum – chopped, 1 tbsp oil, 1 large onion – cut into semi circles. some desi ghee or butter to spread, some chaat masala to sprinkle. MARINADE 1 cup curd (dahi) – hang in a muslin cloth for 15 minutes and […]

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Quick Toast Halvo

Ingredients : 10-11 Toast Slices 2 tablespoon Ghee Half cup of Milk 5-6 Badam (Almonds) Little cardamon powder as per your taste Method: Grind all the toast in mixture till powdered form. Then add ghee in a pan fry the toast powder, till slight brown, then add sugar, milk and cook for 3-4 mins. Add […]

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Khari Puri with Onion Seeds

Khari Puri with Onion Seeds

Khari Puri with Onion Seeds by Thrity Yazdi Tantra 1 cup maida 3 tabsp. Pure ghee Salt to taste 2 tsp. Ajmo (caraway )/kalonji (onion seeds)/Jeera (cumin)/coarsely pounded black pepper (use any one all them, tastes different and good) ¼ tsp. chilli powder ¼ tsp. black pepper powder Warm water to knead the dough Oil […]

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Pav Bread

Pav Bread

Ingredients: 3 cup Maida wheat gluten: 2 table spoon baking soda: 1/4 teaspoon salt: 1/2 teaspoon sugar powder 1 tablespoon milk:  1 cup instant dry yeast:  1 sachet lukewarm water: 1/2 cup melted butter: 3 tablespoon refined oil or cooking spray: f or greasing aluminium foil to wrap Method: 1  Take about 50 ml lukewarm […]

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