Masala Chai ( Spiced Tea)

A cup of tea shared with another person is known to create a new karma each time. So next time you have a cup of tea with someone, have good thoughts, and share good words.   Health value: Antioxidant Removes Headaches, Muscle aches, soothes and relaxes. Ingredients: 2 cups water 4 tea bags, black tea…

Translated into Simple English

Parsis have unique pronunciation of ordinary Gujarati words so we have provided an English translation for many Spices, Vegetables and other processes. Parsi Gujarati, Hindi and other Indian terms. English Achar Pickle Adoo Ginger Ajmo  It’s “ajwain”, carom seeds, or bishop’s weed. “Ajmo” is a Gujarati word for this plant. The scientific (or Latin) name is…

The place of Tea in Indian Culture

Indians love tea, they are crazy about it – and they even have a special word for it – chai. India is one of the largest tea growers in the world. Tea is grown in the north and the south – in exotic places like Munnar in Kerala, Darjeeling, Assam, and Nilgiri Mountains. The tea…

Parsi Chai with Mint / Fudino, Lemon grass / Leeli Chai

Parsi Chai with Mint / Fudino, Lemon grass / Leeli Chai Health value: Antioxidant Removes Headaches, Muscle aches, soothes and relaxes. Dried lemon grass leaves make a zesty, refreshing drink that is highly satisfying both hot and cold. It has a light lemony taste, with slight hint of ginger. And is known to lift a…

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…

THAI GREEN COCONUT CURRY

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…

Lemon Grass: Leeli Chai/Lemon Grass Health benefits

Lemon grass is a perennial, aromatic tall grass with a light lemon scent used for culinary and medicinal purposes. For centuries, herbalists have used the herb as an effective digestive tonic and nervous system relaxant. Lemon grass oil is used to help clear blemishes and maintain balanced skin tone. Lemon grass is also used as an insect and mosquito repellent. Now,…