April 12, 2017 Creamy Coconut Chutney

How to make the famous Parsi Fish with Green Chutney, Patra ni Machhi Videos

A very popular recipe of the Parsi Cuisine. Pomfret Patra ni Machhi Patra ni Maachi Chutney & Salmon with a new twist!  

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April 21, 2016

A sophisticated Parsi answer to the Russian Pavlova

COCONUT, DATE AND WHITE CHOCOLATE MERINGUE Ingredients Egg whites: 6 Icing sugar: 250 gm Ground almonds: 70gm Chopped dates: 75 gm White chocolate chips: 70 gm Desiccated coconut: 70 gm Method Preheat oven to 190C. Beat the eggs whites for 1-2 minutes, gradually adding the sugar a little at a time. Fold in the rest […]

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July 17, 2015

Audh – forgotten but now remembered

Audh is a better mood elevator than a bar of chocolate! The primary ingredient in this is rice. It is one Parsi (forgotten but now remembered) dish Audh can be ready in less than 1 hour. Audh is served as Dessert. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups fine rice flour 2 cups icing sugar 225 grams ghee […]

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June 22, 2015

Coconut Milk

Hindi Name: Nariyal ka doodh Coconut milk is obtained from grated coconut kernel. It is a very popular ingredient in South East Asian cuisine. The rich taste of coconut milk is due to the high oil content. It can be consumed raw or used as a substitute to milk in the preparation of various dishes. […]

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June 22, 2015


Hindi Name: Nariyal Almost all parts of the coconut palm are useful. Fruit of the coconut palm can be eaten or used in preparation of sweet, chips and savory dishes. Oil and milk derived from this fruit that are widely used in cooking. Water found enclosed inside the coconut shell is considered one of the […]

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June 22, 2015

Patrani Ni Machi

by Roopa Gulati Patrani machi is a Parsi steamed fish preparation. Fish coated in a coconut chutney mixture, wrapped in banana leaf and steamed.           Ingredients 4 banana leaves 1 kg fish Juice of 1 lemon 3/4 tsp salt Chutney: 1 grated coconut 6 green chillies 50 gm coriander leaves with […]

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April 24, 2015

Easy Creamy Coconut Delight or Parsi Kopra Pak

  Ingredients: 1 cup coconut, grated. (frozen grated coconut) 1 1/2 cup Sugar 3 tablespoon Cream 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and cardamom powder Few drops red colouring 1/2 to 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon butter 1/2 cup pistachio nuts optional Method 1. Grease a tray with butter. 2. In a pan add grated coconut and […]

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March 13, 2015

Popular recipe of Parsi Cuisine Parsi Patra ni Maachi Chutney and Salmon with a new twist

 See complete process in video at The Parsi Cuisine YouTube Channel             Popular recipe of the Parsi Cuisine – Parsi Patra ni Maachi Chutney & Salmon with a new twist. Ingredients 6 – 8 Salmon Fillets 2 tsp Red Chilli powder 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp Salt Olive Oil as needed […]

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January 16, 2015

The Iconic Parsi Wedding Dish: Patra Ni Machchi

by Perzen Patel of BawiBride.com Much like myself, my grandma, or Mamaiji, as I fondly called her, was a complete fish addict. Photo Credit: Aneesh Bhasin For her, a meal was never complete without a small piece of fish on the side. While she’d be okay with some prawns or surmai, the way to her heart […]

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October 3, 2014 Quickie Date Coconut Sweet

Quickie Date & Coconut Sweet

Quickie Date & Coconut Sweet Servings: 10 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 2 cups nuts 20 pitted dates 3/4 cup dried, unsweetened coconut 2-3 teaspoons coconut oil Method Place your nuts in a food processor and run it until you get a pretty fine texture. It’ll take about a minute. Add your dates, coconut, and […]

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December 16, 2013 Khaman Na Ladwa

Coconut Khaman Lavra (from cookbook)

  Ingredients 1 Cup Rava 1 Cup Powdered Sugar 1/2 Cup Decimated Coconut 1 Teaspoon Cardamon Powder 6 Tablespoons ( 1/2 Cup ) Ghee 3 Tablespoons Broken Cashews 2 Tablespoons Raisins 1/2 Cup Milk Garnish: Red Cherries or Red Rose petals(washed) or Fruit Candy. Method Heat 2 tablespoon Ghee , over a medium heat roast […]

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October 31, 2013

Chicken Coconut Curry (from cookbook)

Chicken Curry made from coconut powder (khaman) Chicken Curry : Ingredients  4-5 marinated pieces of chicken(haldi,red chilly powder,salt n ginger-garlic paste ) 2-3 spoons of oil 3-4 roughly chopped onions 1 full cup of coconut powder (khaman) 2 tea spoon of kashmiri chilly powder (Sugran Brand ) ½ spoon tumeric powder 2 spoon home-made dhan-jeera […]

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July 2, 2013

Dry Garlic Chutney (for Vada Pav and more) (from cookbook)

A traditional Maharashtra recipe. Dry coconut imparts a nutty and oily taste to the chutney. This chutney is also popularly known as vada pav chutney. Preparation Time: 5 mins Makes 0.5 servings Ingredients 2 tbsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun) 1/2 cup grated dried coconut (kopra) 1 tbsp chilli powder salt to taste Method: 1. Combine […]

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November 10, 2012

Mango Coconut Shrikand

Yogurt is hung to make it thick. Fresh or frozen grated coconut is mixed with hung yogurt along with fresh mango pulp. Garnish with sliced almonds and serve mango coconut shrikand immediately. Makes: around 2 Servings of Mango Coconut Shrikand. Ingredients:Plain Yogurt 2 Cups Fresh Ripe Mango Pulp 10 Tbsps or more Fresh or Frozen […]

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November 8, 2012 Barfi

Nariyal ki burfi / Coconut Barfi

Ingredients: 225 gms Khoya 225 gms coconut (dry and ground) 1 tsp cardamom seeds (ground) 1 tbsp ghee 2 1/2 cups sugar 2 cups water 1/2 tsp almonds (grated) 1/2 tsp pistachios (grated) How to make coconut burfi: Mix khoya and coconut and fry them lightly with ghee on a low heat. Add cardamom and […]

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September 10, 2012 BAKED THAI CHICKEN


BAKED THAI CHICKEN INGREDIENTS : 1 chicken with skin cut into 8 pieces Marinade 2 stalks lemon grass-chopped 1″ chopped ginger 3 tsp chopped garlic 1 chopped onion 3 tbsp chopped coriander stems 1 tbsp grated jaggery 120 ml coconut milk 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp soya sauceMixed vegetable base 2 tbsp oil 1-2 […]

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THAI GREEN COCONUT CURRY INGREDIENTS : 750 gm boneless chicken 350 ml coconut milk 350 ml chicken stock 3 lime leavesGreen Curry Paste 2 tsp roasted coriander seeds 1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds 3-4 chopped green chillies 4 tsp sugar 2 tsp salt 3″ piece lemon grass 1″ ginger – peeled and ground 2 tsp […]

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September 10, 2012


GOAN COCONUT CURRY SERVES- 4 INGREDIENTS : 1/2 cup coconut cream tamarind pulp extracted out of (20 g) ball of tamarind 2 tbsp cumin seeds – dry roast 2-4 whole dried red peppers – dry roast 2 tbsp coriander seeds – dry roast 1 tbsp poppy seeds – dry roast 3/4 cup grated coconut 6 […]

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