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 Jamshed 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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Salted Lassi with Coriander and Cumin

Drink Indian Cumin Lassi without sugar. Great for Diabetics.  Salted Lassi is healthy and nutritious for your body. Ingredients: Plain Yogurt 1 cup Water 1 cup Coriander leaves 3 Cumin powder a pinch Salt to taste Method of preparation: Wash coriander leaves and grind them with little amount of yogurt using a juice blender. Add […]

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Rita’s Secret Cashew Lamb Curry revealed!

Rita’s Secret “Kaju Mutton ” Cashew Lamb Curry revealed ! Lamb can be substituted with Mutton. Kaju is a Indian word for Cashew. (Cashews can be substituted with Almonds) Ingredients 4 lbs boneless Lamb Marinate lamb 10 tsp. Ginger Garlic paste 1 tsp turmeric powder 3 tsp salt Fry in hot oil 2 medium onions grated […]

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Yogurt Shrikand in Red White and Blue

Yogurt is hung to make it thick. Garnish with fresh blueberries, sliced almonds and serve shrikand immediately. Makes: 2 Servings of Shrikand. Ingredients 2 Cups Plain Yogurt 1 Pod Cardamom 4 Tbsps Sliced Blanched Almonds (optional) Fresh Blueberry Fruit (optional) Sugar to Taste A drop of red and blue food color (edible color) Method Crush the […]

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MURG-E-KALMI

Murg e Kalmi

Murg is the indian hindi word for chicken. INGREDIENTS : 1 kg chicken-skinned and cut into 8-10 pieces 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste salt to taste 1 cup yoghurt-placed in a colander to drain out excess water 2 cloves 1/2 tsp cinnamon-broken, roasted and powdered 1/2 tsp black cumin seeds-roasted and powdered […]

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Kumas Cake

by Rita Makes 24 pieces Time to prepare – 2 days Ingredients 6 oz salted butter (melted) 2 cups sugar 5 eggs 1 cup wheat flour 1 cup rava (fine grain semolina) 1/2 cup cake flour or baking plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 3 tsp cardamom powder 2 tsp nutmeg 1 […]

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A PARSI STYLE SEMOLINA KHEER SERVED ON FESTIVE OCCASIONS

RAVO Ingredients Ghee: 50 ml Semolina: 200 gm Milk: 750 ml Water: 250 ml Rosewater: 1 tbsp Cardamom powder: 5 gm Sugar: 200 gm Charoli (also known as chironji): 15 gm (for mixing inside) Charoli, sautéed raisins and roasted almond flakes for garnish. Method Slightly warm ghee in a non stick pan. Add semolina, and […]

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Healthy Patrani Machchi

by Aditya Bal & Devanshi A healthy Patra-Ni-Machchi recipe, only with some mustard oil to give flavor. Pomfret wrapped in a tangy marinade and steamed in a banana leaf. Ingredients 1 fresh pomfret (medium sized) Banana leaves For Marinade: 4 Tbsp curd 1/2 Tbsp turmeric Some chopped garlic 1 1/2 Tbsp mustard oil Chilli flakes 1/2 […]

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CHICKEN NIZAMI

Nizami Chicken

By Jenifer Petigara Mistry Ingredients 300 grams Boneless Chicken 1 large onion finely chopped 20-30 grams cashewnuts powdered Pinch of kasuri methi powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp cumin powder 2 tbsp yogurt 1 tsp sugar (optional) Fresh coriander chopped 1 tsp each garlic paste and ginger paste 1 tsp white pepper powder 2 […]

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Parsi Dairy Farm

Parsi Dairy Farm – Relative Value: Stars in the milky way, Sarfaraz and Bakhtyar

  Since they joined the family business in 2007 Sarfaraz (left) and Bakhtyar have been focusing on creating more milk-based products. Relative Value: Sarfaraz K Irani, 28, and Bakhtyar K Irani, 31 Meet the two boys who gave Mumbai’s iconic dairy a steroid shot of success. Brothers Bakhtyar, 31, and Sarfaraz K Irani, 28, can’t […]

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Parantha Sandwich

Parantha Sandwich

Makes 4 400 gm paneer – cut into 1” pieces of ½” thickness. 1 small capsicum – chopped, 1 tbsp oil, 1 large onion – cut into semi circles. some desi ghee or butter to spread, some chaat masala to sprinkle. MARINADE 1 cup curd (dahi) – hang in a muslin cloth for 15 minutes and […]

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Marinated Sour Chicken

Zarina Cama Clowsley  1 chicken 800 gms 1 tsp of ginger/garlic paste salt to taste 1 tsp of garam masala. Marinate in 1 cup of sour buttermilk (whisk up sour curd with a little water). Marinate the chicken overnight in salt, sour buttermilk, ginger/garlic paste and homemade garam masala powder. Grate two med sized onions, fry them in […]

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