February 12, 2016

Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

This article first appeared in the FEZANA JOURNAL FALL 2015 Vol 29 No 3 page 76-79 Yalda Festival  Table (Shab e Cheleh) By Rita J. Kapadia Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails Everywhere in the world, people observe various seasonal days of celebration during the month of December. Most are religious holy days […]

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February 17, 2015

Sinful Shami Kababs (from cookbook)

Ingredients: 2 pounds lamb mince 2 pounds chicken mince, 1/4 cup khus khus, 8 cloves, 1 large stick of cinnamon crushed, 5-6 green elaichi pods seeded, 2 tablespoons of whole black pepper, 4-5 whole red chilies, 7-8 cloves of garlic, 1 two inch piece of ginger, 1/4 cup of chick peas (daria), 3 green chilies, […]

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October 17, 2013

Chilli Mushrooms (from cookbook)

Chilli Mushrooms This is a very easy method of chilly mushroom making, takes only 10-15 minutes as the Chinese cooking is very fast cooking and also as we are using mushrooms, the cooking will be done very soon. A very good recipe for bachelors. A very good starter for vegetarians and very tempting when well garnished […]

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October 8, 2013

Homemade Potato Tots ( Tater Tots )

Homemade Potato Tots ( Tater Tots ) Ingredients : 8 medium potatoes, cooked, peeled, and hot 1 tablespoon flour 1 dash pepper 1 teaspoon salt or 1 teaspoon seasoning salt 2 tablespoons finely minced onions (optional) canola oil or vegetable oil Directions : Finely shred or use a ricer while potatoes are still hot. Stir […]

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September 22, 2013

Batata Vada

by Armaity Ghasvala-Dumasia Prep & Cooking: 45 minutes Serves 6-8 persons Ingredients: 2 large potatoes, lightly mashed 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds few curry leaves 1 onion, finely chopped 2 green chillis, finely chopped 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/4 tsp turmeric pwd 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh coriander leaves for garnish salt […]

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September 21, 2013

Momos Mumbai style

Ingredients (makes 10-12) All purpose flour/ maida 3/4 cup Water As needed Salt 3/4 tsp Oil 2 tsp For stuffing Finely chopped cabbage 1 cup Finely chopped Carrot 1/4 cup Finely chopped garlic 1 tblsp Spring onion 4 –5 sprigs sugar 1/4 tsp Pepper (black) 1/2 tsp Soya sauce 1 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Oil […]

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