Parsi Dhansak Recipe – in an Instant Pot aka Pressure Cooker

(Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak) Vegetarians can leave the meat out and make the dal, it comes out very good. Parsi Dhansak Recipe: Parsi Dhansak for the good times by Rita Ingredients For the Dhansak dal: 1 lb Chicken skinned and washed. (or Lamb, Goat Meat. Vegetarians can leave the meat out and […]

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New Cookbook: “Spice up your Celebration” by Peri Avari

  Indian inspired recipes for your occasions, holidays and entertaining. Recipe: LEMONY MASALA MAHI-MAHI FISH TIKKA KEBAB ‘SPICE UP YOUR CELEBRATION’ by Peri Avari While Sanskrit phrases are not really my expertise, ‘Atithi Devo Bhavah’ has long been my mantra for entertaining guests. Translating to ‘Guest is God,’ this ancient Indian phrase alludes to the […]

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Akuri – Traditional Parsi Akuri made the old fashioned way and with the old fashioned taste!

Akuri is basically scrambled eggs. You can have it for breakfast. Serve it with Rotli or toasted bread. The way you make each dish changes based on the method and process used in cooking the eggs. Ingredients  change the flavor of the spicy scrambled egg dish. You can make it spicy, sweet and savory as […]

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$5 off any paperback cookbook – sale ends August 31, 2017

 Get $5 off any book.  Apply Discount Code “AFDX5BD5” * Sale ends August 31, 2017 Click on image to go to the Amazon Create Space shopping cart.  Next, add the book you want and then apply discount code. Proceed to check out.  Mega sized book with 244 full color pages and over 200 recipes. 8.5″ […]

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Treasured Grandmother’s Recipes

Zoroastrian Parsi Celebrations and Ceremonies Authored by Mrs. Rita Jamshed Kapadia Illustrated by Mrs. Rita Jamshed Kapadia Edition: 1 Hello, I would like to present an journey into the Food, History and Heritage of the Zoroastrians of India. This cookbook is written for today’s generation of cooks and food enthusiasts. It provides an immersive cultural […]

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Direct Book purchase plan gives you a low price on our cookbooks

Exclusively purchase printed / paperback cookbooks directly from this site.                                                                     Direct Link:  http://www.ParsiCuisine.com/cookbooks

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Looking for a Mother’s Day gift for a mom who loves to cook?

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift for a mom who loves to cook? We have you covered with  12 cookbooks. Each cookbook is beautiful and rich enough to please even the pickiest mom-chef. From a favorite Dhansak meal with Kavabs and fixings to Parsi Desserts and Snacks (the recipes are seriously delish!) to Vegetarian’s Delights, […]

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The Carlisle Gleason Public Library Presentation and Feature Story

The event was wonderful! It was a pleasure to share my history and heritage with the Carlisle town folk, who attended this even with the cold weather in January. There was a ice and snow storm going on outdoors, but warm, hot and spicy food was had by all indoors. The library staff was so […]

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Cookbook Series: Dhansak

Enjoy learning how to make a very mouth-watering, satisfying and healthy Parsi Dhansak Meal – a Instant Pot Meal

Recipe (Also spelt as  Dhansaak, Dhanshak,  Dhunsak, Thansak) Vegetarians can leave the meat out and make the dal, it comes out very good. Parsi Dhansak Recipe: Parsi Dhansak for the good times by Rita Ingredients For the Dhansak dal: 1 lb Chicken skinned and washed. (or Lamb, Goat Meat. Vegetarians can leave the meat out […]

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Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks

Mega Cookbook: Manna of the 21st Century  Paperback 8.5″ x 11″ ISBN-10: 1499730284 ISBN-13: 978-1499730289         Parsi Cuisine Book Series (10 Books) Indian Parsi Kitchen ISBN/EAN13: 1535410132 / 9781535410137 Page Count: 84 Binding Type: 6 x 9 inches  $5.99   Pickles Chutneys and Preserves  Paperback 8.5″ x 11″ ISBN-10: 149612412X ISBN-13: 978-1496124128 […]

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Katy Dalal Cookbooks: “Jamva Chaloji”,”Seafood Fiesta” and “Vitality” (a book on vegetables and their nutritive content and benefits).

Archaeology and Catering:The Dalal Family Came to know a lovely couple,the Dalals through friends.Kurush Dalal is an archaeologist and a caterer(and a humorous and jolly guy,quite evident from the photo taken by Kalyan Karmakar, above) while his wife Rhea Mitra-Dalal is a freelance content writer and also writes a food blog. Kurush is the son […]

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E-Cookbooks from ParsiCuisine.com

Indian Parsi Kitchen for catering **************************************************************************************** Pickles Chutneys and Preserves **************************************************************************************** Seafood **************************************************************************************** Dhansak ************************************************************************************* Desserts  **************************************************************************************** Egg Dishes **************************************************************************************** Vegetarian Delights **************************************************************************************** Meats **************************************************************************************** Tea of India ****************************************************************************************

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Bhicoo Manekshaw Cookbooks and a tribute to her passing away

Bhicoo Manekshaw, the food writer has passed away. She wrote really excellent, professionally done and well researched cookbooks, like her book on the food of her Parsi community. She also promoted good food in more tangible ways, through Basil Thyme, the Delhi cafe that she created as a place for simple, yet impeccable food. This […]

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Father’s Day: A Foreword by my Father

Evolution of Cooking and a Foreword by my Father. The theory of Evolution of Universe has been discussed by Darwin, Einstein, Hawking and others. Evolution has proved the existence of the Creator beyond doubts, but it still remains a mystery to be solved. However we can feel and behold HIM through his manifestations such as Air, […]

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Mahivallah

Chicken Mahivalla / Chicken in Cream

A Parsi Baked Dish Chicken Mahivalla / Chicken in Cream INGREDIENTS 200 grms almonds, blanch, slice and fried 200 grms raisins 750 grms onions, slice fine, fry golden brown 12 green chilies, finely chopped 225 grms double cream or malai 1 large bunch coriander leaves, cleaned and chopped 12 eggs 1 whole chicken 1 onion, […]

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