Kaanda Keri ma gos

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 4 comments

Delicious Mutton with small onions called “Doongri” in India. In summer (June – July), they are sold in the indian market. In fact there is a town called “Doongri” that I visited with my parents. These photos were sent from Surat, India. Thanks Hoshang Gandhi. Mangoes, Small whole Onions and Vinegar with Meat make a […]

Gor Papri a treat for Makar Shakranti

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 3 comments

Kite flying and Makar Shakranti greetings! May your kites fly high and never get cut! A treat of gor papri made by a parsi lady.

Father’s Day: A Foreword by my Father

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My father believed in me. Pappa encouraged me to write. When I was growing up he took me to bookstores, shopped for novels, comics and anything my heart desired to read. He passed on some of his good literature to me. When I wanted to write a cookbook, he was very proud. Here is a […]

Known to lower A1C and blood sugar levels.

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 11 comments

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Known as Bottle Gourd in USA. Doodhi is a vegetable also known as Lauki, Lavki in India.  Buy one that has soft skin and if you dig your nail into it, it should leave a mark and feel soft. Doodhi is very good for diabetes. Drinking it as a juice has been […]

Chicken Cutlets Parsi Style

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 7 comments

So many people wanted me to make chicken cutlets and mail them within USA. However meats can spoil easily, we do not want to take the risk. Recipe by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Makes 18 approx based on the size Ingredients 1 lb ground chicken mince 4 Cups boiled and mashed potatoes 1/2 cup fresh, washed, […]

Doodhi ni Barfi

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Doodhi ni Barfi Ingredients: 800 gm Doodhi 400 gm sugar 200 gm mawa Pinch of cardamom 0ne drop of edible green color 5 tsp chopped pistachios and almonds Method:  Boil the doodhi for 1 minute Put the doodhi in a non-stick pot and then put 400 gm sugar. Keep cooking for 15-20 minutes. Then put the mava […]

Omelette

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Make a mix of: 4 eggs beaten 1 tsp Ginger and Garlic Paste 1/2 tsp Turmeric 1/2 Red Chilly Powder In a non-stick pan heat 3 tsp of canola oil and pour in the mixture. Cover. Cook on very slow heat till done. Serve immediately. Rita Jamshed Kapadia Welcome to ParsiCuisine.com. Participate and keep the […]

Varadhvara

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Did you know Bhakra are similar to  Varadhvara? Varadhvara are made fresh and served at Weddings to the guests. Read about the wedding ceremonies. Recipe from Rita’s cookbook “Parsi Cuisine: Manna of the 21st Century” 750 grams fine wheat flour 350 grams semolina (Ravo) 400 grams castor sugar 500 grams pure ghee 1 ½ tsp. […]

Chutney and Salmon with a new twist

By Rita Jamshed Kapadia 7 comments

Ingredients 6 – 8 Salmon Fillets 2 tsp Red Chilli powder 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp Salt Olive Oil as needed Baking Dish Prepared Creamy Coconut Chutney Method – Assemble the Baked Salmon Dish: Spread Olive oil in a baking dish. Mix turmeric, red pepper and salt over 4 salmon fillets. Spread a thick layer of […]

Home made Ghee or Clarified Butter

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Home made Ghee or Clarified Butter

Mango Kulfi

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By Sheri Jeddy https://www.facebook.com/sheri.jeddy #Dessert # Mango Kulfi I believe if you are going to have a guilty indulgence go all the way. But have small portions. No Egg or Flour, I know there are short cuts but this is a labor of love as my husband loves. 2 liters half and half 2 liters. […]

Fried Pomfret (from cookbook)

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Fried Promfret Serves – 4 Preparation time – 10 minutes; Marination time – 45 minutesIngredients: Silver pomfrets – 1/2 kg, cleaned and drained well, make small slant cuts over the skin (you may want to use any other fish of your choice that is available) Turmeric powder – 1/8 teaspoon Red chilli powder – 3 […]

Tomato Gravy for Cutlets

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by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Ingredients 1 Cup or 8 oz tomato puree (puree tomatoes) Canola oil for frying 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp Garlic powder 1/2 tsp flour (optional I like to omit this) Salt to taste 1 tsp Sugar to taste (brown, raw or white) 1 […]

Russian Pattice

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Russian Pattice by Anahita Ghista (makes around 60 balls ) 8-10 medium Chicken thighs (with skin and bone) 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste 1 1/2 tsp coarsely ground pepper Salt to taste 3/4 cup of milk 2 big spoonfuls of flour 1 big spoondul of ghee 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar 5-6 Green chillies finely chopped, […]

Parsi Dahitra

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Cookbook: Vividh Vani (Gujarati) – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1724202332