Vasanu is a very well-known health food in India. Traditionally, it is made in the winter in India, and has been reported to give vitality and strength.
Made with fresh dry fruits – Almonds, Walnuts, Pistachios, Dates and several other natural healthy ingredients like Musli, Kamar Kakri, Char jat nu Magaj, Ginger, Wheat – ghau nu dudh, water-chestnut, poppy seeds (khus-khus), cardamom, nutmeg and so many Aryuvedic ingredients plus spices that are carefully selected and blended for their vigor-giving properties. Recipe for Vasanu is here if you want to make it yourself, hard work!
It is mouth-watering and zesty with a blend of tastes that will remind you of times gone by. You will recall and relive the memories when your mother, grandmother or favorite aunt lovingly putting a delectable morsel of Vasanu in your mouth.
Healthy, all-natural and invigorating, it makes an excellent winter health food.
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