Blog Archives for category Grains and Lentils

Vaghareli Khichri

It is the Ayurvedic detox food.  Khichadi, pronounced kich-ah-ree and sometimes spelled “kitchari” or “khichdi,” has long been used to… Continue reading »

Parsi Berry Pulao

  by  Jennifer Mascarenhas Few of my friends went to Sodabottleopenerwala and relished the Parsi cuisine there! While talking to… Continue reading »

Khorshed Masi’s  Junglee Palav / Dill (Suva Ni Bhaji) no Palav

by Shirin Engineer Ingredients: I pound Mutton (Goat meat) (if Goat meat is not available then Lamb or Beef can… Continue reading »

Kumas Cake

by Rita Makes 24 pieces Time to prepare – 2 days Ingredients 6 oz salted butter (melted) 2 cups sugar… Continue reading »

Dhansaak Dal

Vegetarian Dhansak Recipe Instant Pot

Important for Vegetarians – Omitting the meat from this recipe, will make this Dal a Vegetarian Dhansak Dal. Click here… Continue reading »

Food made for the holy days of Muktad

The sweet smell of flowers, the beautiful aroma of sandalwood and “loban”, the well laid out tables with “karasiyaas” and… Continue reading »

Health benefits of Barberry

Barberries are used in a favorite rice dish of the Iranis and Parsis of India. It is Berry Pulao. (click for… Continue reading »

Bring in the rain! Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri

I was in Gujarat last week and the record temperatures (once in 100 years) of 50 C (122 F) are… Continue reading »

OATS AND HONEY MAWA CAKE by SodaBottleOpenerWala and Huffington Post

Ingredients Butter: 400 gm Sugar: 400 gm Eggs: 10 Vanilla essence: 5 ml Flour: 300 gm Oats: 300 gm Baking… Continue reading »

Berry Pulao

Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time:30 minutes Yield: Serves 6 Ingredients: 3 lbs Chicken, Lamb, Goat meat or Mutton 1… Continue reading »

Ava Ardivisur Parab and enjoying the Dal ni Pori

Today is “Ava roj (day) and Ava mahinoh (month)” in the Parsi community of India. Dar ni Poris (Sweet lentil… Continue reading »

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