Rita’s Parsi Cuisine is introducing “Kohra no Murambo” (White Pumpkin Preserve).
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 Kohrano Murambo is a labor of love in the finest traditions of the Parsis. Kohru is actually pumpkin. Hence, I prefer to name it White Pumpkin Preserve in keeping with the tradtions of the new land we have made our homes in.
The native Indians brought gifts of the autumn harvest to the Thanksgiving feast held with the Pilgrims. The Autumn Harvest of Sweet Potatoes, Yams, Butternut Squash, Green Beans, Peas, Cranberries, Potatoes, Corn, Apples, Pears, included varieties of Gourds and Pumpkins.
The Parsi Pilgrims now have the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving this year – blending their old traditions with the new. I intend to serve it this year at my Thanksgiving table. A good way to honor and be thankful for the humble white pumpkin!
The White Pumpkin Preserve is $7 for 1/2 lb and comes in a re-usable “Ball” Jar. (see photos).
I have also made a new batch of Lagan nu Achaar. Last time, several people were disappointed as it sold out. Lagan nu Achaar is a pickle made from fresh carrots, ginger, garlic, raisins, apricots, figs, dates, spices, jaggery (gaur) and balsamic vinegar. Sweet and savory – this pickle is a great condiment on the table. It is called “Lagan nu Achaar” as it is a favorite pickle served at Parsi weddings (i.e. Lagan).
Just so that people can save on shipping, if you are planning on attending the ZAGBA 2017 Annual Jashan and Gahambar Celebration Function on October 14th, I can bring your orders there. Alternatively, I can give you at the religious class. Please let me know soon if you are interested.
The Lagan nu Achaar is $7 for half pound and comes in a re-usable “Ball” Jar. (photos attached).
If you want to send it as a gift to someone (makes a great party favor also), that can be arranged too, with your own personal message.
At Parsi Cuisine (ParsiCuisine.com), our goal is to make Parsi Cuisine popular. This is a part of that effort. Please feel free to forward to Parsi food fans.
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