April 10, 2019 Ginger

Ginger

Ginger raises new hope in fight against ovarian cancer Polly CurtisThe Guardian, Tuesday 18 April 2006 Common ginger may be the next weapon in the battle against ovarian cancer, scientists have suggested. Laboratory studies have shown that powdered root ginger could be as effective as chemotherapy for treating ovarian cancer. When research-grade ginger – which […]

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March 31, 2019 Health Benefits of Tukmaria Seeds

Health Benefits of Tukmaria Seeds

Tukmaria Seeds (ocimum basilicum) are also known as tukham malanga. They are holy seeds in many Asian countries, due to their exceptional qualities. Although tukmaria has been part of a balanced diet in many countries for ages, it is almost unknown in many western countries. In part due to the success of their “cousin” chia […]

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February 11, 2019 Lead in spices, herbal remedies, ceremonial powders is highly injurious, particularly for children

Lead in spices, herbal remedies, ceremonial powders is highly injurious, particularly for children

By Dr. K.S. Parthasarathy INDIA New England The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that in North Carolina, 61 children of Asian descent (specifically, Indians, Pakistanis and Afghans) have elevated blood lead levels (BLLs). They used non-edible (kumkum, sindoor, surma) and edible(saffron, turmeric) items that had high lead levels. Some children ate […]

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February 8, 2019 Age well. Boost your Brain Health by eating well. Tasty Spice of Life Mix

Age well. Boost your Brain Health by eating well. Tasty Spice of Life Mix

Salt free, All Natural and non irradiated. Research suggests that our brain and body thrive on variety. The 19 nutrient-rich ingredients of this spice of life work together, offering many health protecting properties. Shake it every day on your Chicken, Turkey or Fish. I have this many times on baked salmon, roast chicken and it […]

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December 12, 2018 Serve with Mora Dal (Dhan Daar) Chawal (steamed rice)

Dhun Dar

On New Year day, Birthday, Anniversary or a Festive occasion the parsi auspicious dish to make is Dhun Dar. “Dhun” a gujarati word means “wealth” and “Dar” is a translation of the indian lentil called “Dal” which come in various lentils of Toovar dal, Masoor dal, Channa dal, Urad dal and so on. The dal […]

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November 20, 2018 Health benefits of Ganthoda powder and Vasanu

Health benefits of Ganthoda powder and Vasanu

GANTHODA Ganthoda is a powder made from the root of a long pepper. This powder is known by several other names, which include pipramul and peepramul; however, ganthoda is a word native to India. Ganthoda powder mixed with ginger powder, water and jaggery is an Indian natural remedy for gastric discomfort and joint pain, according […]

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November 10, 2018 Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks, eBooks on Amazon

Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks, eBooks on Amazon

“Rita Jamshed Kapadia” has authored and published several Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks & eBooks. From time to time we will share recipes from Cookbooks of “Rita Jamshed Kapadia” on the facebook “Parsi Cuisine” PC group. Group members can post/share their recipes for “FridayFiesta” Contest held by ParsiCuisine.com. (see rules). Posts do need to be approved to […]

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September 28, 2018 Licorice

Licorice

Licorice Compound Offers New Cancer Prevention Strategy ScienceDaily (Mar. 25, 2009) — A chemical component of licorice may offer a new approach to preventing colorectal cancer without the adverse side effects of other preventive therapies, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers report. In the study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Raymond Harris, M.D., Ming-Zhi […]

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September 13, 2018 Akuri – Traditional Parsi Akuri made the old fashioned way and with the old fashioned taste!

Akuri – Traditional Parsi Akuri made the old fashioned way and with the old fashioned taste!

Akuri is basically scrambled eggs. You can have it for breakfast. Serve it with Rotli or toasted bread. The way you make each dish changes based on the method and process used in cooking the eggs. Ingredients  change the flavor of the spicy scrambled egg dish. You can make it spicy, sweet and savory as […]

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September 9, 2018 Instant Pot: Ayurvedic Detox with Khichri

Instant Pot: Ayurvedic Detox with Khichri

Khichri is a free-form dish, allowing for many variations. Although any type of lentil can be used like Mung, Tuver, or Masoor, the most common parsi version uses Tuver dal. White Basmati rice is used since it is easy to digest but brown rice can also be used for more fiber and minerals in your […]

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