Parsi Doughnut Bhakhra

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Bhakhra Recipe (makes about 3 dozen) INGREDIENTS:- Whole wheat flour or Wheat Bran – 100g Semolina flour – 250g Plain flour/All purpose flour aka maida 750gSugar – 550g – (I used organic cane sugar) Ghee/clarified butter – 100g (melted) Yogurt – 250g (I used 2% milk fat organic Greek yogurt) Eggs (lightly beaten with a […]

Varadhvara A Parsi tea cake

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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. […]

Popatjee – sweet donuts

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Recipe Ingredients 1/2 kg Whole wheat flour 400 ml Milk 1 cup Toddy 2 Tspns Fresh yeast, mixed with 1 teaspoon sugar and 1/2 cup warm water 3 tblspns Sugar 1/2 Cup Warm water 5 Eggs 50 gms Almond.. blanched and chopped. 1 tblspn Caraway seeds 50 gms Ghee 2 tblspns Icing sugar 1 cup […]

Bitter Gourd, Bitter Melon, Karela Juice

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if you have Diabeties, this is a good home remedy.

Science of boiling Egg

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Turmeric Milk for Cough

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Turmeric Milk for cough recipe : Mix 1/4 cup warm milk and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. Take in night for maximum relief of cough.

Parsi Sev

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Parsi Sev

4th of July

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Red White and Blue Shrikhand Grilled Seekh Kebab See Video #1 of 2 Grilled Seekh Kebab See Video #2

Parsi Kheemo

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Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 2 lb mince, mutton or beef 2 large onions, sliced tsp chili powder 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 tsp cumin seed 1 tsp salt 2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 tsp turmeric ketchup, Worcester sauce 4 green chilies, slit 1/2 bunch coriander 3 raw mangoes, in season optional […]

Papeta Parsi Rai na Papeta @parsicuisine

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Parsi Rai na Papeta @parsicuisine Spicy potatoes with black mustard seeds. Recipe & Video Ingredients3 cups cubed cooked potatoes1 tsp salt1 tsp Turmeric powder1 tsp Curry Powder1/4 tsp Coriander powder1 tsp red chilli pepper1 tsp black mustard seeds1/4 or 3 pinches tsp Asefotida (Hing)1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves (fresh)1 stalk of fresh curry leavesOil as […]

Parsi Papua

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Parsi Papua

Grilled Tandoori Chicken

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Grilled Tandoori Chicken Ingredients: 8 to 10 Kashmiri Red dry chillies 10 to 15 leaves of Phuduna(mint) Fresh Coriander leaves (dhanya) 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste 1 tbsp Soy sauce 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1 Lime 1 tea spoon salt 5 to 6 Cashews 1/2 tsp Garam masala 2 tbsp Yogurt 2 full green chillies […]

May the angels of destiny visit and bless baby.

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In parsis a ancient “Chhathi na lekh” ritual is performed on the sixth day after a baby’s birth.

Khaman na ladoo for Pug Ladoo ceremony

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  Khaman na ladoo These are made for a baby’s “pag ladoo ceremony“. This is when a baby starts standing. Recipe Ingredients For Rice covering which stays longer. (Alternatively you can use homemade mawa as the cover of the ladoo. See mawa recipe.)1/2 Cup Rice flour2 tbsp All purpose flour2 tbsp butter3/4 cup water Ingredients […]

Wedding Ceremonies

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Ceremonies prior to the marriage  Rupiya Peravanu Rupiya Peravanu literally means gifting rupees in Gujarati language. This ceremony marks the unofficial engagement when both the families acknowledge the acceptance of the marriage alliance. On this day, ladies from the groom’s family pay a visit to the bride’s house. The bride is presented with a gift […]