2 Cups of Coriander
3-4 stems of Mint
1 inch piece of fresh Ginger
1 whole Garlic pod, peeled and washed
3 fresh lemon’s juice
3 small green mangoes
7-8 green chillies
1/2 cup fresh/frozen ground coconut
1 tsp whole Cumin seeds
1 tsp whole dry coriander seeds (Dhana)
salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tsp olive oil
Optional: Add 2 teaspoon of sugar for sweet and sour taste.
Grind everything together in paste.
Store in air-tight jar, will keep for 3-4 weeks in refrigerator.
These are Original Recipes of the Parsi way of cooking in India. You will find a unique blend of spices, that makes the food very appetizing, nutritious and wholesome. Vegetables, Meats and Dairy products are the foundation. Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cloves, Cardamon, Rosewater etc, flavor the food and remind us of the sweetness of life. Curry Powder, Ginger, Garlic, etc add the zest! Happy Cooking and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Rita has published several cookbooks on Amazon.com
Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks by Mrs. Rita Jamshed Kapadia
1. Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century
2. Parsi Indian Kitchen
3. Vividh Vani (re-print in Gujarati)
4. Pickles, Chutney, Masala and Preserves
5. Meats, Seafoods, Desserts, Dhansak, Vegetarian Delights
6. Treasured Grandmother's Recipes: Zoroastrian Parsi Celebrations and Ceremonies