June 22, 2015 Papeta par Eedu - Parsi Potatoes and Eggs

Parsi Eggs over Potatoes

As the name suggests, this one is a traditional Parsi dish, popularly known as papeta per eeda translated as Eggs over potatoes.


 

Recipe Cook Time

: 30 Minutes

Ingredients
4 eggs

3 large potatoes – peeled and finely sliced

2-3 Tbsp oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 green chilli finely chopped

1 tsp chopped garlic

2 onions – sliced

1 Tbsp chopped coriander

Salt, pepper

Method
Heat oil in a large frying pan, add the cumin seeds and allow them to sizzle.

Add the green chilli, garlic and onions. Cook until softened. Add the potato slices to the pan. Cook without coloring for 5 minutes.

Pour in enough water to come just below the contents of the pan. Cover and cook over a low heat until the potato is tender. Sprinkle the coriander.

Mix ingredients and level out again. Make four indentations in the mixture, about 1/2″ away from the pans side. Break an egg into each hollow.

Cover and cook until the eggs are just set. Cut into 4 segments and serve with bread and salad.

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Papeta par Eedu - Parsi Potatoes and Eggs
Papeta par Eedu – Parsi Potatoes and Eggs

Rita

Since 1999 to date we celebrate 20 years of www.ParsiCuisine.com. ParsiCuisine.com, now with over 637,000 hits. Not to mention the social media of facebook, twitter. Rita has authored “Parsi Cuisine The Manna of the 21st Century” and ten individual series cookbooks with matched digital e-cookbooks; She was recently invited to Gleason Library and the Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA to demonstrate and talk about Parsi Food. Rita's Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks are a labor of love. The cookbooks began in an effort to maintain and preserve our recipes and traditions for the next generation, many of whom have been raised in USA, UK, Australia, France, Germany,Canada and other countries outside of India. Printed Paperback of the Ancient cooking book “Vividh Vani” by Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia: Through software and amazon services, We have managed to print the “Vividh Vani” in high quality paper . You can now own a brand-new copy of the Vividh Vani in strong paper bound books. These printed volumes are exactly the same antique and original books of Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia. They include photos and letters of the Wadia family. They are a legacy item for the parsi kom that can be preserved another 1000 years and more!  * This site offers free downloads of old traditional parsi cookbook volumes of the "Vividh Vani". Translation to English effort is on-going, you will find some translated recipes here. You can follow her on Twitter @ParsiCuisine and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ParsiCuisine.

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