Agarni / Agharni Lavda

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By Rita Kapadia Recipe for Agarni Ladva Boondi: 2 1/2 cups gram flour (not superfine variety) 500 ml. milk (optional to remove sugar impurity) 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder 3 cups ghee for deep frying 2 fine hole shallow strainer metal spoons, or use a colander with holes (be innovative) 1/2 tsp vanilla or rose essence […]

Gos-no-kharo Ras Chaval with Khatti Mithi Kachumbar

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Ingredients1 kg tender Goat Mutton, Chicken or Lamb – cut into medium pieces, washed & left to drain in colander6 large onions – chopped very fine (cut like chhudna no kando)4 tomatoes – again chopped very fine (tamota)4 Potatoes – cut into 2 halves (papeta)8-10 pods of garlic (lasan)1.5″ piece of ginger (aadu)6-8 green chillies […]

Mango Map of India

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Lagan nu Custard (from cookbook)

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by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Lagan nu Custard is made with eggs and is delicious! Recipe from my mother Parin Homi Munshi. More recipes in cookbook. Order HERE. Ingredients 6 cups milk or 3 cups heavy cream 1 slice bread 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence OR 1 tsp Rose Essence 3 tsp […]

Egg roll

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Bhaji Dana ma Ghosh

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Ingredients: Spinach leaves 2 bunches 500g Dill 30g Surti Methi leaves 1 bunch 300g – Potatoes 2 in cubes par boiled Toor dana (or pees ) 200g Boneless Mutton 500g Spring onions 4 sprigs Coriander leaves 5 to 6 tablespoons (0.5 bunch) Ghee 2 tablespoons Oil 2 tablespoons Tomatoes 2 small Fried onions 1.5 tablespoons […]

Easter Buns(Sugar free ) and Maska (Butter)

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INGREDIENTSEaster Buns (see recipe below)2 tbsp maska1 tbsp fruit jam (optional) INSTRUCTIONS Slice the buns and spread the maska on both sides.Heat a non-stick pan and place for a minute to make it warm.Turn off the stove.Spread Maska (see recipe) mixture inside on both sides.Serve these buns with hot parsi / irani chai / tea. […]

Easter Honey Cake

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Honey Cake Ingredients1 1/2 cup Plain flour 1/2 cup Butter 1/4th cup Oil 3/4 cup Sugar powder 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder 1/4 tsp Salt 1/4 cup Milk 1 1/2 tb sp. Vanilla essence 3 Eggs For Honey syrup 1/4 cup of water 4tb sp.of honey 2 tsp. of rose water Mix together to make […]

Between Flavour and Faith

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Note: Underlined dishes are linked with free recipes from www.ParsiCuisine.com It is only half-past six on a Saturday morning and Faram Patel is midway through his work for the day. A steaming toor dal-and-sugar filling for the dar ni pori is ready in a cauldron after being stirred uninterruptedly for close to an hour. The […]

Pizza per Eedu

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The latest trend is Pizza with a Egg! aka Pizza per Eedu. Looking at pictures of pizza with eggs on top was a little nauseating. Why would anyone want to eat an egg on top of a particularly yummy pizza? But here is the surprise, once you have tasted it it is so goooood. I […]

Parsi Dahitran

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

Fish wrapped in Banana Leaf with delicious Chutney: Parsi Patra ni Maachi

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Fish wrapped in Banana Leaf with delicious Chutney: Parsi Patra ni Maachi

Ava Ardivisur Parab and enjoying the Dal ni Pori

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Today is “Ava roj (day) and Ava mahinoh (month)” in the Parsi community of India. Dar ni Poris (Sweet lentil and dry fruit pastries) are sent and eaten. The devout parsis go to the sea or any form of water to pray and pay respect to the water that nourishes the body, while enjoying the […]

Rita’s Dar ni Pori

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This is a pastry filled with sweet lentils and dry fruits (Mawa is optional). To top it all there are cherries, which are so festive. I specially like the red auspicious color they add, my mother used to get these added along with green, yellow and red Tutti-Frutti! ( candied fruits ) Question: Did you […]

Celebrate spring with our exclusive collection, featuring whimsical illustrations borrowed from Beatrix Potter’s famous story

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Celebrate spring with our exclusive collection, featuring whimsical illustrations borrowed from Beatrix Potter’s famous story, The Tale of Peter Rabbit.Peter Rabbit at Williams Sonoma.