June 18, 2019 Bahman Mahino Meal

Bahman Mahino Meal

 Bahman mahino is the month (June) when some religious parsis do not eat meat. Fish is allowed for a wholesome diet with vegetables. Recipes: Dry Bhindi (Okra) ~ Vaghareli Khichri ~

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June 14, 2019 Bring in the rain! Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri

Bring in the rain! Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri

You may have heard of the American Red Indian Dance for Rains, but have you heard of the Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri? In Navsari (a small town in the Gujarat State of India) often referred to as the “Dharam Ni […]

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May 26, 2019

Irani Rice Tahdig

HOW TO PERFECT THE IMPERFECT ART OF IRANIAN RICE TAHDIG by Naz When I first moved out of my childhood home, only a week went by before I found myself craving my mother’s cooking. Specifically, I missed Persian rice with tahdig—the prized golden, crispy crust at the bottom of the rice pot. Rice is the crown jewel […]

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April 14, 2019 Here comes the gourmet granny

Here comes the gourmet granny

‘Granny Sathe Jamwanu’ is a Parsi feast not to be missed. Recipes are linked complements of this ParsiCuisine.com site. Of the five ladies, 93-year-old Perin B Dittia is the eldest. She is dressed in a blue sari, her pearl necklace has blue stones to match her sari and a white-dotted blue hair-band keeps her silky […]

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January 10, 2019 Recipe Contest Winner: Pav Bhaji

Recipe Contest Winner: Pav Bhaji

Congratulations to our member Erik Treasuryvala for his Pav Bhaji Masala and Pav Bhaji recipes. Erik says – Pav Bhaji has its origins in the civil war of America in the 1860s. Read more here… Erik is a member of the Facebook Parsi Cuisine (PC) group and regularly shares his creations with us. I am […]

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January 7, 2019 Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri – Tal Papra

Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri – Tal Papra

by Ervad Marzban Hathiram Editor’s Note: Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri stays for a long time like a month. It is fondly called Tal Papra. Made from sesame seeds (Tal), cardamom and nutmeg powder, and caraway seeds. As I get ready for a very important prayer day tomorrow, here’s an old recipe not very commonly made today.. […]

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November 1, 2018 Jumjoji: Misprint? Mistake? or for real?

Jumjoji: Misprint? Mistake? or for real?

Opening of a new Parsi restaurant JUMJOJI at JW Marriott Mumbai next to the airport! Please read the last line of the fine print. What do you think ? Misprint? Mistake? or for real? Jumjoji – The Parsi Diner 😋😋😋 The  First Jumjoji opened in 2012. See article on Parsi Khabar Jumjoji: Parsi Restaurant in […]

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October 22, 2018 TripAdvisor

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We have joined forces with TripAdvisor for your travel needs. Read reviews on Restaurants.

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October 19, 2018 Recipe Contest Winner: Goan Stir Fry Prawns

Recipe Contest Winner: Goan Stir Fry Prawns

Congratulations to our member Hilda Mascarenhas  of Hildas Touch of Spice The much loved and popular Goan Recheado Masala Paste makes these Goan Stir Fry Prawns delicious. Let your taste buds do a little dance… Enjoy with soft dosas or with your favorite Goan bread. Tastes wonderful with steamed rice too. Bon Appetite #ParsiCuisine Click here to […]

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October 3, 2018

Travel Guide

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