4th of July

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Red White and Blue Shrikhand Grilled Seekh Kebab See Video #1 of 2 Grilled Seekh Kebab See Video #2

Khaman na ladoo for Pug Ladoo ceremony

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Guess this Ladoo Name.  HINT: It is used for a Parsi Ceremony and made of Coconut 🙂  Khaman na ladoo These are made for a baby’s “pag ladoo ceremony“. This is when a baby starts walking and standing on his/her own feet. Recipe Ingredients For Rice covering which stays longer. (Alternatively you can use homemade […]

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

Paneer Tikka

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Served as an appetizer Paneer Tikka is very healthy for kids and adults alike. INGREDIENTS : 2 cups paneer cubes, about 1″ each 2 tsp garlic paste 2 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp chaat masala 2 tsp chilli powder tandoori masala 1 tsp powdered black pepper 1 tbsp salt A few drops of red colour […]

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 […]

Khichri for diabetes

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Khichri for diabetes

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 for Channa Masala (Bhatura Channa)

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Recipe for Channa Masala (Bhatura Channa)

Parsi Mitthu Dahi or Home-made Sweet Yogurt

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I make Mithoo Dahi (Sweet Yogurt) on good occasions like birthdays at home for my family. Goes well with Ravo, Sev and just by itself. Here is the method I use. Insta Pot can be used for controlling the temp.

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

Diwali Recipes

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Diwali Recipes

Kummas Cake Class

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Rita’s Parsi Cuisine – Kummas.

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

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Lord Ganesha’s favorite sweet, Modaks are sweet flour dumplings stuffed with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg and saffron. This modak recipe is a steamed version, which is also known as ‘ukdiche modak’, however there is a wide variety of this Indian dessert which includes fried modak as well. A popular dessert from Maharashtra which is consumed highly […]

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 […]

Vaghareli Khichri

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It is the Ayurvedic detox food.  Khichadi, pronounced kich-ah-ree and sometimes spelled “kitchari” or “khichdi,” has long been used to nourish babies and the elderly, the sick and the healthy during special times of Diet Detox & Cleansing.  Vaghareli Khichri Recipe  Ingredients 1 Cup rice (barik Surti kolam, basmati) 1 Cup maag/mung OR red masoor […]