Kheema for Father’s Day Treat

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“Kheema” Kheema Recipe INGREDIENTS: 1 lb Mince meat. Lamb, Turkey, Chicken or Beef 2 large Onions, sliced 1 tsp Chili powder (optional) 1 tsp Ginger paste 1 tsp Garlic paste 1 tsp Cumin seed 1 tsp Salt 2 Tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 tsp Turmeric Ketchup, or Worcester sauce 4 green chilies, slit (optional) 1/2 […]

What is Parsi Cuisine

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PARSI CUISINE By Abhishek RajanShimla, Himachal Pradesh, India INTRODUCTIONThe parsi community originated from Persia now known as Iran. Zoroastrian Persians migrated to India after the fall of the Sassanian Empire and gave rise to the modern Indian Parsi community. According to the Qissa, Persian moved by sea to India and landed in Diu from Bushehr. […]

Tamarind Chutney

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Amli Chutney aka Tamarind Chutney Amli is Tamarind a fruit, combined with spiced apple butter makes a tasty Chutney. A very popular indian chutney served in restarants. Easy to make with just 2 ingredients.  From the cookbook Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine by Rita Jamshed Kapadia. Available on Amazon.com in paperback or hard […]

Udvada Bakers

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Baked with love!

Moong dal parsi style

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One of a most versatile parsi side dish. A lentil and  dal delight that go with vegetables, fish, meat or even eggs! Here’s the recipe just like Jamshed’s mother used to make. Comes out nice and dry. Don’t put too much water. The grains should remain intact and crunchy, but not raw. This a pure […]

Easy Quiche

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Swiss Potato Rosti made with Parsi Potato Sali

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Swiss Potato Rosti made with Parsi Potato Sali. This dish was inspired by the Swiss Potato Rosti served in Zurich, Switzerland. Also known a Parsi Sali per eeda Ingredients 2 Eggs 1/2 cup Parsi Potato Sali 1 tbsp unsalted Butter 3 tsp water Method Heat butter in non-stick pan Add Parsi Potato Sali  and stir […]

Eggs over Sali or Potatoes

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Eggs over Sali or Potatoes

Scrambled Eggs extra rich

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Scrambled eggs are a pretty basic dish. If you can crack an egg and can turn a burner on, you’ve got the skills necessary to make any scrambled egg dish you choose. But, similar to other “basic” breakfast staples, such as toast and cereal, just because scrambled eggs are easy to make doesn’t mean they […]

Soft silky scrambled Eggs with garlic

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Green Garlic is a favorite of mine. In India it is actually cultivated for consumption. It has the same health benefits that garlic has. Popular nurseries sell these The flat, tender leaves have a flavor midway between garlic and onion. Delicious in salads, spreads and flavored vinegars. Grows best in full sun. Perennial in Zones […]

Summer Grill Tandoori Chicken

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INGREDIENTS 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, halved lengthwise 6 garlic cloves, finely grated 4 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger 4 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ cups whole-milk yogurt 1 tablespoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or vegetable oil 1 small onion, […]

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

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Valentine’s Day Heart Shortbreads Ingredients 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp fresh lemon zest 2 cups / 4 sticks very soft butter (leave outside overnight) 4 cups self-rising flour 1 cup Sugar Cookie Cutters Method Whip Lemon juice, zest, sugar and butter till creamy Add flour and make dough. Wrap dough in 2 cylindrical […]

Fried Goat or Lamb Chops from the Cookbook Vividh Vani

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Fried Goat or Lamb Chops from the Cookbook Vividh Vani

Chocolate or Coffee Almond Lassi

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Where there is chocolate, there is magic! ⠀ It’s International Chocolate day! Wrapped in deliciousness, holds childhood memories, stress buster, mood lifter and what not. Let ’s indulge in some chocolate lusciousness together. Chocolate or Coffee Almond Lassi Recipe Total Time: 2 mins melting chocolate + 3 minutes of grinding Serves: 3 people Ingredients 200 […]

Audh – forgotten but now remembered

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Parsi Audh – forgotten but now remembered.