Pori

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From Behram Palamkote The best dar ni pori in Bombay one would get is from a parsi lady called Sheramai who is 89 years old and that is my mom. Once you taste it you will not like any other pori that’s a guarantee!  I can give you all her secret recipe which she does […]

Muktad, Malido and Memories

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Muktads foods Items like Malido, Daran, Papri for chasni are prepared. After the prayers are done the food is partaken of with clean hands.   ParsiCuisine.com Indian Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia, are available. Please contact Rita@ParsiCuisine.com or purchase directly on Amazon.

Dhansakh Masala

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by Meherwan D.Mehta 1 Kg. Coriander seeds – Dhanya 200 gms. Jeera 100 gms. Black Pepper – Kali Mirchi 100 gms. Fenugreek seeds – Menthi 100 gms. Mustard seeds – Rai 300 gms. Red Chillies 200 gms. Haldi – Tumeric 50 gms. Tej Patta – Tamal Patta 20 gms. Badyan (Black – Flower shaped) 20 […]

Parsi Sev

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Parsi Sev

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 ParsiCuisine.com Indian Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks by Rita Jamshed Kapadia, are available. Please contact Rita@ParsiCuisine.com or purchase directly on Amazon.

Papeta Parsi Rai na Papeta @parsicuisine

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Parsi Rai na Papeta @parsicuisine Spicy potatoes with black mustard seeds. Recipe & Video Ingredients3 cups cubed cooked potatoes1 tsp salt1 tsp Turmeric powder1 tsp Curry Powder1/4 tsp Coriander powder1 tsp red chilli pepper1 tsp black mustard seeds1/4 or 3 pinches tsp Asefotida (Hing)1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves (fresh)1 stalk of fresh curry leavesOil as […]

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 […]

Audh – forgotten but now remembered

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Parsi Audh – forgotten but now remembered.

Ava Ardivisur Parab and enjoying the Dal ni Pori

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Today is “Ava roj (day) and Ava mahinoh (month)” in the Parsi community of India. Dar ni Poris (Sweet lentil and dry fruit pastries) are sent and eaten. The devout parsis go to the sea or any form of water to pray and pay respect to the water that nourishes the body, while enjoying the […]

Rita’s Dar ni Pori

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This is a pastry filled with sweet lentils and dry fruits (Mawa is optional). 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 […]

Kummas: A unique almond cake

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Rita’s Parsi Cuisine – Kummas.

Vegetarian Dhansak Recipe Instant Pot

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Important for Vegetarians – Omitting the meat from this recipe, will make this Dal a Vegetarian Dhansak Dal. Click here to see Video for Parsi Dhansak for the good times with full Dhansak recipe. Also known as parsi masala dal. Note: You will need a pressure cooker also known as Instant Pot. Ingredients 1 cup […]

Butternut Squash

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Perfect side dish with turkey, chicken or any meat at Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving Here is a simple and easy recipe for making it. Ingredients 1 lb peeled butternut squash sliced 1 tsp of lemon juice mixed with 1/4 tsp each of turmeric, red chilli powder and salt. Method In a non-stick pan, add olive oil […]

Bombay Frankie with or without egg

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Bombay Frankie with or without egg

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