Blog Archives for category Rice

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 »

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 »

80 Biryanis around the world

Best Biriyani Around the world and its Origin Biryani was originated in Iran (Persia) and it was brought to South… Continue reading »

Chicken / Mutton Dum Biryani (from cookbook)

  Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 (400 gm) chicken thighs (boneless) or goat meat (mutton) 6 eggs hard-boiled and cut length… Continue reading »

Gos-no-kharo Ras Chaval with Khatti Mithi Kachumbar (from cookbook)

    Ingredients: 1 kg tender Mutton – cut into medium pieces, wash & leave to drain in colander 6 large… Continue reading »

Serve with Mora Dal (Dhan Daar) Chawal (steamed rice)

Parsi Dhan Dar (from cookbook)

Parsi  Dhan Dar  ( Also known as Mora Dal Chawal)       Chawal (Steamed Rice) 2 cups basmati Rice… Continue reading »

Pariz Neville Gandhi

Mutton Biryani (from cookbook)

Ingredients 1 kg mutton (I used boneless) 4 large onions 2 tomatoes 2 potatoes (fry) 1 cup yogurt 2 tbsp… Continue reading »

Hyderabadi Vegetarian Biryani

By Nazneen Khodaiji Ingredients The Rice: 1 and half cup basmati rice 2 green cardamoms 2 black cardamoms 2 cloves… Continue reading »

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