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Traditional Parsi Recipes from cookbooks

Some basic guidelines of the Parsi way of cooking:

  • Vegetables, Meats, Eggs and Dairy products are the foundation of the parsi diet.
  • Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cloves, Cardamon, Rosewater, and Vanilla flavor the food and remind us of the sweetness of life.
  • Curry Powder, Ginger, Garlic, add the zest to the palate.
  • Good Food, Good Health, Good Life.
  • It is well known that Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic, Cumin, Saffron, cinnamon have health benefits. Do not be afraid to add a pinch here and there. Happy cooking and stay healthy!

Many Recipes from our Cookbooks  are available here for you to try at home  below.

Egg Dishes (See Eggs Cookbook)

Breads

Desserts (See Desserts Cookbook)

Fish Recipes (See Seafoods Cookbook)

Kolmi substitute is Shrimp. Generally any white fish can be a substitute for Promfret. Maachi is a generic avancular name for seafood.

Pork, Lamb or Beef Recipes (See Meat Dishes Cookbook)

Snacks (See Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century Cookbook for recipes)

Vegetarian Recipes (See Vegetarian Delights Cookbook)

Masala Recipes (See Pickles and Chutney Cookbooks)

Masala are unique parsi spices, sauces and chutneys blended and stored. They are to be used for cooking later. Making these ahead is convenient and saves time.

Rice, Beans and Lentils Recipes (See Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century Cookbook for recipes)

Persian Dishes 

Chicken Recipes (See Meat Dishes Cookbook)

Pickles and Preserves  (See Pickles and Chutney Cookbooks)

Drinks and Beverages (See Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century Cookbook for recipes)

Auspicious Occasion Recipes (See Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century Cookbook for recipes)

 

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7 thoughts on : Traditional Parsi Recipes from cookbooks

  • February 10, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    Hi Ruckshana, Go to Amazon.com and put in order. There is a drop down tab at the top to order directly on this site. Which cookbook are you interested in?
    Best, Rita

  • gaius
    February 26, 2016 at 9:44 am

    MATLA NE MACHI— FISH IN EARTHEN POT (KHARU) A SPECIALITY OF PARSI ALSO MADE WITH FISH ROE

  • gaius
    February 21, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    MATLA NE MACHI— A VERY TASTY FISH PRESERVED AND MADE IN EARTHEN POTS A VERY POPULAR DISH IN THANA DIST IN INDIA AND ALSO IN SURAT

  • gaius
    February 21, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    MATLA=== THAT IS A COMMON NAME TO ASPECIALITY OF PARSI FISH IN SPICES AND KEPT IN EARTHEN POT CALLED MATLA ALSO USED TO STORE DRINKING WATER IN HOMES IN INDIA

  • gaius
    February 21, 2016 at 6:51 am

    how to make matla ne machie

  • Dolly
    April 20, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    Do you have khatto miththo chhundo

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