ZAGNY presents a Virtual Cooking Class Series with Rita Kapadia – Chapat

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Chapat Recipe from Cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century” by Rita Jamshed Kapadia

Paneer made at home with Yogurt.

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Recipe of an Indian Parsi soft cheese made at home with yogurt. Topli na Panir

Ravo with Egg

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Ingredients:       2 cups pasteurized cold milk.       1 cup of Ravo (fine semolina or suji)       3 tbsp (equal quantity ratio to ravo) of sugar       5 tbsp of Ghee (or unsalted butter)       1 Egg       2-3 drops of Vanilla or […]

Parsi Batasa

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Parsi Batasa

Rita’s Dar ni Pori

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This is a pastry filled with sweet lentils and dry fruits. 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 know why the […]

Parsi Sev

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How to make authentic fluffy and delicious Parsi Sev for Birthdays, New Year, Weddings, and any Auspicious Occasion in your home. Time tested recipe by Rita. Parsi Sev is also known as Sweet Vermicelli and found in Indian Grocery Stores in the USA, UK and other countries outside India. Here is the recipe. Serves 10 […]

Recipe of an Indian soft cheese made at home with Rennet. Topli na Panir

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Recipe of an Indian Parsi soft cheese made at home with Rennet. Topli na Panir

Purchase Dhansak Masala, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

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To order Dhansak Masal, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

Bhakra with toddy, ale, beer or cider

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by Dolly Contractor Note: Reproduced under “Fair Use for Educational Purpose” Bhakhra is a popular Parsi snack recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Bhakra by following this easy recipe. Ingredients: • 500 gms Whole wheat flour • 150 gms Rava •100g self raising flour • 120 gms sugar (or to your taste) • 120 gms Cashew […]

Creamy Coconut Chutney

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This chutney may be used on Patra ni Maachi, Salmon Baked Fish, Sandwiches, Potato Pattice and as a condiment. Ingredients: 4 tbsp desiccated coconut 1 cup cream of coconut 2 small bunches Coriander 4 green Chilies 2 tsp sugar 1 tsp Salt I lime, juice of 2 tsp cumin seeds 4 cloves Garlic roasted 1/4 […]

Cookbook by Bhicoo J. Manekshaw

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Paperback  Kindle A treasure-house of recipes and customs that define the Parsi way of life Celebrations, rituals and food inevitably go together. And so it is with the Parsis. From Navroz, the dawn of the Parsi New Year, to Navjote, the initiation ceremony of a young child, lagan or marriage, jashans and ghambhars, there […]

Nankhatai

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We used to get Nankhatai like these in Surat, India from the famous Dotivala Bakery. 2 khatai wrapped back to back in wax paper together. Now making them in USA, makes my day during the Covid-19 lockdown. Recipe by Vera Dinshaw Springett and Sandra Master Ingredients– 4 cups All-purpose Flour– 1.25 cups or 10oz of […]

Earth Day Cookies

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Happy Earth Day

Batasa a favorite biscuit snack. Good with Tea or Coffee anytime!

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Batasa a favorite biscuit snack.

Butter Makhania Biscuits or Batasa

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These were made in United States and with a standard conventional oven.