February 7, 2017

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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February 1, 2017 Cookbook Series: Dhansak

Enjoy learning how to make a very mouth-watering, satisfying and healthy Parsi Dhansak Meal for the Super Bowl

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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January 25, 2017

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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November 3, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Famous Cranberry Apple Sauce from our cookbook and featured in FEZANA Journal 2016.

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September 25, 2016

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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September 25, 2016

E-Cookbooks from ParsiCuisine.com

  Indian Parsi Kitchen Manna of the 21st Century Pickles Chutneys and Preserves: Parsi Cuisine **************************************************************************************** Seafood **************************************************************************************** Dhansak ************************************************************************************* Desserts  **************************************************************************************** Parsi Custards and Egg Dishes **************************************************************************************** Vegetarian Delights **************************************************************************************** Meats **************************************************************************************** Tea of India **************************************************************************************** Mava Cake Lovers  

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September 24, 2016

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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June 18, 2016

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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April 24, 2016 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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June 5, 2015

Chicken / Mutton Dum Biryani (from cookbook)

  Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 (400 gm) chicken thighs (boneless) or goat meat (mutton) 6 eggs hard-boiled and cut length wise into 2 pieces for garnish Marinade: 1 tsp white pepper Pinch of salt Juice of 1/2 lemon For Masala: 1/2 Tbsp desi ghee 4-5 cardamoms 1 bay leaf Small piece of cinnamon 2-3 cloves […]

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February 12, 2015

Zoroastrian Stree Mandal (ZSM) cookbook for a Cause

Dear Members and Friends, Only 2000 cookbooks were released of  “Zoroastrian Stree Mandal (ZSM) cookbook for a Cause”. Is the cookbook still available and in circulation? If so does anyone know where this book can be purchased? Please let us know, many people are interested. Committee members of Zoroastrian Stree Mandal with the sixth edition […]

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February 5, 2015

The Hidden Recipes of Persia: Eat Healthy Cookbook

Introduction to Persian Cooking Persian cuisine is offered by only a handful of restaurants in most cities in the Western world. Why have Persian recipes not been adopted in the same way that French, Italian, Chinese and Indian cooking has? Has it been because of political or economic reasons? Or, perhaps due to a reluctance […]

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December 18, 2014

Parsi Dhansak Recipe: Parsi Dhansak for the good times by Rita

(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 […]

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December 1, 2014

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

Indian inspired recipes for your occasions, holidays and entertaining. ‘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 hosts’ innate sense of hospitality towards any guest […]

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September 15, 2014 DESSERT: Lagan nu Custard - garnished with almonds, pistachios

Lagan nu Custard (from cookbook)

Lagan nu Custard is made with eggs and is delicious! Recipe from my mother Parin Homi Munshi Ingredients: 6 cups milk or 4 cups heavy cream/evaporated cream 1 slice bread 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence 3 tsp Charoli nuts Garnish (or garnished with almonds, pistachios – your choice) Method: Boil the milk, […]

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August 4, 2014

Akuri (from cookbook)

This Recipe is one of many in my published cookbooks. Traditional Parsi Akuri made the old fashioned way and with the old fashioned taste! Roshni says: After years of observing and searching and finally finding the right vessel in Ahmedabad, I have finally achieved Parsi akuri just like my grandmother’s! (yes, the pot/pan makes a […]

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June 24, 2014

Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks available in India

Click here to see all our Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks available in India    

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March 22, 2014

EBook Series Kindle Countdown Deal for Navroze in progress

EBook Series Kindle Countdown Deal at Amazon.com March 17, 2014 to March 24, 2014 In Progress

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March 18, 2014 Cookbook: Parsi Custards and Unique Egg Dishes

Parsi Custards and Egg Dishes [Paperback Book]

Parsi Custards and Egg Dishes [Paperback Book] The famous parsi “Akuri” (scrambled eggs with onions, spices and more) is featured. Parsis love eggs. Given any cooked vegetable or even meat and you break eggs on top. Cook the Parsi Kheema (Mince meat) and serve it topped with “sunny side up” eggs. Combined with the flavor […]

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