November 16, 2018

Egg free breakfast – Indian Bhurji with Cottage Cheese

Congratulations to our member Sheroo Rusi Parekh for winning the FridayFiesta contest. PANEER (COTTAGE CHEESE) BHURJI (I prepare this almost like our Parsi egg akoori) INGREDIENTS (please adjust as per your taste) 300 Gms. Finely grated Paneer/Cottage Cheese. 3 medium onions very finely chopped. 1 green chilli very finely chopped. Finely chopped spring onions with […]

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November 14, 2018

Papri and Daran for Malido

Papdi to eat with Malido from the famous Vividh Vani cookbook Recipe translated from Gujarati to English by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Click here for the Guide to Old Measures Ingredients 1 tipri Wheat Flour 1/4 lb Sugar (fine barik) Method Mix above with little water to make a very tight dough. Keep for 1 hour and then […]

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November 12, 2018 Fresh Boomla

Boomla Khaaro Ras

Congratulations to our member Sheroo Rusi Parekh for winning the FridayFiesta contest. Boomla Khaaro Ras is a very delicious gravy made with Bombay Ducks (click to see health benefits of this fresh seafood) (Please adjust ingredients as per your taste) Clean & wash Bombay ducks / Boomla. Cut them into 2 pieces & put in […]

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November 11, 2018 White Pumpkin Preserve for your Thanksgiving Table

White Pumpkin Preserve “Kohra no Murambo”

“Kohra (White Pumpkin)  Murambo (Preserve)” recie is included in the cookbook . 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 Kohra no Murambo is a labor of love in the finest traditions of the Parsis.  […]

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November 2, 2018

Recipe Contest Winner: Green Papaya Salad

Congratulations to our member Shikha Sepai for the winning Green Papaya salad … spicy, sweet, crunchy & very vegan … a little bit work … but totally worth it !!! That satisfied my craving for sure 🙂 Recipe Ingredients 2 cups firm green papaya (grated) 1/4 cup fresh green beans (chopped) – optional 1/4 cup carrots (grated) 3 tbsp […]

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November 1, 2018

Badam Milk

“Badam” is the Indian word for “Almond” nut. Almond Milk is very easy to make and it is so much better than the supermarket versions. Much tastier and NO SUGAR. Almond Milk Recipe Ingredients 1/2 Cup Almond Flour * 2 cups water Method To make Almond Milk follow these steps: Soak half cup of almond […]

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October 29, 2018

Baby Eggplants stuffed with Chutney

I like these little baby eggplants grandma used to stuff with chutney and tie with a string. The Indian word for Eggplant is also Ravaiya, Vengnu, Aubergine or Brinjal. Ingredients 8-10 small ravaiya (baby eggplant) 1 cup coconut milk, extracted from 1/2 coconut 50 grams tamarind soaked in warm water and pulp strained off Oil […]

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October 18, 2018

Diwali Recipes

The word “Diwali” is a contraction of “Deepavali”, originating from the Sanskrit word Dīpāvalī (दीपावली) which can be translated to “Festival of Lights”. Hence the Diwali Festival is also called the “Festival of Lights”. Diwali is the name for the festival in North-India. In South-India the festival is called “Deepavali”. Cook up some delicious Diwali Delights using […]

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October 16, 2018

Kumas Cake Video and Recipe from Rita

Recipe by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Makes 24 pieces Ingredients 6 oz salted butter (melted) 2 cups sugar 5 eggs 1/4 cup grated blanched Almonds for cake mix 1 cup wheat flour 1 cup rava (fine grain semolina) 1/2 cup cake flour or baking plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 3 tsp cardamom […]

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September 25, 2018

Mango Murraba (Parsi Murambo) Recipe

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.) White or red pumpkin can be substituted. Peaches can be substituted. 200 gms jaggery […]

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