February 11, 2019 Lead in spices, herbal remedies, ceremonial powders is highly injurious, particularly for children

Lead in spices, herbal remedies, ceremonial powders is highly injurious, particularly for children

By Dr. K.S. Parthasarathy INDIA New England The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that in North Carolina, 61 children of Asian descent (specifically, Indians, Pakistanis and Afghans) have elevated blood lead levels (BLLs). They used non-edible (kumkum, sindoor, surma) and edible(saffron, turmeric) items that had high lead levels. Some children ate […]

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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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September 25, 2018 Mango Murraba (Parsi Murambo) Recipe

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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