MANGO MURABBA (Parsi Murambo)

Ingredients 1 kg semi-ripe mangoes (any variety, but for best results and taste, either alphonso, or, even better still, the `bottle’ mango, `batli keri’. Best to use are small green, totally unripe mangoes. But then add more jaggery, according to taste.) 200 gms jaggery (more, if mangoes very raw and sour. Can use sugar to […]

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Cranberry Apple Chutney / Sauce – just in time for the holidays !

Goes with any meal. Serve with Mashed Potatoes, Roast Turkey, Vegetables, Stuffing for that extra punch! Ingredients: fresh cranberries, apples, vinegar. 8 oz Jar $7. 1 lb Jar $14.  Shipped in USA only. If you want to send it as a gift to someone (makes a great party favor also), that can be arranged too, […]

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White Pumpkin Preserve for your Thanksgiving Table

Introducing my White Pumpkin Preserve

Dear Friends, Rita’s Parsi Cuisine is introducing “Kohra no Murambo” (White Pumpkin Preserve). White Pumpkin Preserve is flavored with hints of cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg with an amber caramel color which come from hours of gently simmering the grated pumpkin. Truly,  this Kohrano Murambo is a labor of love in the finest traditions of the Parsis.  […]

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Food Stories: ‘Tis the season of the Mango

  Kathi (Tangy) Chutney Meethi (Sweet) Chutney Mango Achar (Pickle) It’s that time of the year again when we find ourselves replacing meals with the indulgent sweetness of mangoes. A delicious variety of chutneys and achaars (pickle) too, become a merry accompaniment at breakfast, lunch and dinner. As quoted by the famous and incomparable Mirza […]

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Wedding Pickle, Lagan nu Achar made in the USA

Lagan nu Achaar is a Pickle made from fresh carrots, ginger, garlic, raisins, apricots, figs, spices, sugar, jaggery and balsamic vinegar. Sweet and Savory this pickle is a great condiment on the table. I just made a batch. It takes 3 days of preparation and 2 days to make! Not easy but very tasty to relish […]

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Cookbook: Pickles, Chutneys and Preserves

Pickles, Chutneys and Preserves

This book has recipes that have been tried and tested, passed down from one generation to another! Some pickles are hard to make but delicious and mouth watering when made and preserved. On the other hand the Tomato Chutney and Preserves like Murumbo is easy to make and very tasty. Try making the “Tomato Chutney” […]

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KACHI KERI NO CHHUNDO this season’s Chhundo just freshly made!

1kg Raw Rajapuri mangoes 2kgs Sugar 1/4tsp Hing 2-3tsp Red chilli powder 1 tsp Jeera and jeera powder  Salt to taste. Method: Grate the raw mangoes, add sugar and put it on low fire. Keep stirring it intermittently by increasing the flame from low to high and vice versa. Cook till the sugar syrup reaches it thick consistency (actually put […]

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