Navroze Mubarak

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Pistachio Kulfi

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Pistachio Kulfi Serves 6 to 8.  Make ahead – Kulfi stays in freezer for a long time. Ingredients:    16 oz. whipping cream 1 can (14 oz.) evaporated milk 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk 2 tbs. pistachio pieces 1/2 tsp. pistachio flavoring 2 drops of green coloring (optional)           Method:         Blend all ingredients a […]

Essentials of a parsi kitchen

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Ginger Garlic Paste 1 cup of peeled and washed ginger, garlic and green chillies. (Equal amount ratio) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cumin seeds Grind to a paste Store in glass jar for use in refrigerator ParsiCuisine.com Featuring my published cookbooks. “Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine” and other affordable paperbacks and ebooks. If […]

Lagan nu Custard

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Chef Niru Gupta It’s the Parsi version of the Creme Brulee and is essentially a bake of milk, eggs and cardamom. ‘Lagan-Nu-Custard’ is a Parsi dessert prepared during weddings. The name itself means ‘wedding custard’. Made with simple everyday ingredients like milk, eggs, butter and nuts. Ingredients 5 cups (1 kg) full cream milk 1/4 […]

Sali Par Edu (Eggs with shredded fried potatoes)

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Grated deep fried potatoes topped with eggs, sunny side up. An easy to make Parsi breakfast dish. by Chef Dharmendar, Mocha, New Delhi Ingredients 3 eggs2 tsp olive oil4 Tbsp Sali (Sali is available in the market or you can make these at home by deep frying partially boiled grated potatoes.) Salt and pepper, to taste […]

Healthy Patrani Machchi

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  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 Tbsp salt Half lemon, […]

Patrani Ni Machi

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Patrani machi is a Parsi steamed fish preparation. Fish coated in a coconut chutney mixture, wrapped in banana leaf and steamed. Ingredients 4 banana leaves 1 kg fish Juice of 1 lemon 3/4 tsp salt Chutney: 1 grated coconut 6 green chillies 50 gm coriander leaves with stems 1 tbsp mint leaves 1 tsp ground […]

Sali Marghi

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by Darius M Dorabjee Recipe Servings : 4 Recipe Cook Time : 50 Minutes Ingredients 3 Tbsp oil 1 cup onions, chopped 1 Tbsp ginger, chopped 2 tsp garlic paste 1 1/2 cup tomato puree 1/2 Tbsp red chilli powder (For color) 1/4 Tbsp turmeric 1 green chilli, chopped 1/2 Tbsp garam masala 7 -8 chicken […]

Easy Creamy Coconut Delight or Parsi Kopra Pak

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This Koprapak (1 lb for $7) is available from Roshan Rivetna in Chicago, USA. For more details go to http://www.parsicuisine.com/parsimithaishop/ Ingredients: 1 cup coconut, grated. (frozen grated coconut) 1 1/2 cup Sugar 3 tablespoon Cream 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and cardamom powder Few drops red colouring 1/2 to 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon butter 1/2 cup pistachio […]

About the author

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My mega coffee table Cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century” is available for $29.99 EBook and Hardcover are available. Contact us if you have questions. Thanks, Rita. Review Truly a labor of love to preserve the unique Parsi (Persian-Indian) culinary heritageby Roshan RivetnaThis is a “must have” book for Parsi-Zoroastrians, especially those living […]

Crunchy Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)

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These are awesome. Simply baked with olive oil, salt and black pepper they come out crunchy.   Very good and healthy for all ages.   Ingredients 1 Can of Garbanzo, Chickpeas 2 Tbs of Olive oil Salt to taste Black Pepper to taste    Method 1) Preheat the oven to 400 degrees 2) Rinse the […]

Brain Masala Fry

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Ingredients 2 brains cleaned and cut into three sections 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1/2 tsp green chilli paste 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp dhansak masala (u get it readymade or you can substitute with readymade garam masala or put 1/2 tsp each coriander, cumin and […]

How to make potato matchsticks (sali) from scratch

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The Indian Parsi community calls “Potato Matchsticks” –  “Potato Sali”.  Sali is a Gujarati word meaning “straw” or “sticks”. Enjoyed best when fresh with salt and pepper. Bon Appetite! Step 1: Peel and wash Potatoes Step 2: Shred potatoes into thin strings (I used my old Oster)   Step 3: Salt Shredded Potatoes  Step 4: In a electric fryer or […]

Vividh Vani Recipe: Toad in a hole

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Toad in a hole trsnlated from the Vividh Vani Cookbook

Sabudana Kichdi (from cookbook)

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Cooking time : 20 mins Serves :2 Ingredients Sabudana/ sago 1 cup Potato 1 Green chilli 3 Lemon 1/2 Peanuts 3 tblsp Ghee 1 tblsp To Temper Ghee 1 tsp Jeera 1 tsp Mustard (optional) 3/4 tsp Curry leaves 1 sprig Method Wash sago well and soak it overnight with water just enough to immerse […]