Seven Ways to Celebrate Navroz

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Navroze / Nowruz / Nooruz  Commemorated in a grand and elaborate fashion, preparations for  Navroze begin well in advance. Houses are cleaned to remove all the cobwebs and painted new. They are then adorned with different auspicious symbols, namely, stars, butterflies, birds and fish. New attires are ordered and made especially for the festival. On […]

Essentials of a parsi kitchen

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Ginger Garlic Paste 1 cup of peeled and washed ginger, garlic and green chillies. (Equal amount ratio) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cumin seeds Grind to a paste Store in glass jar for use in refrigerator

Russian Pattice

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Russian Pattice by Anahita Ghista(makes around 60 balls ) 8-10 medium Chicken thighs(with skin and bone)1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 1/2 tsp coarsely ground pepperSalt to taste 3/4 cup of milk2 big spoonfuls of flour1 big spoondul of ghee1/2 cup of shredded cheddar5-6 Green chillies finely chopped, or as per taste. Semolina to coat the balls3-4 […]

Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

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Yalda on December 21 is celebrated in many parts of the world. Eating watermelon in the winter is believed to keep you healthy in the new year. Watermelon seeds are one of the items in the health food – parsi vasanu and the gujarati word is “char jat nu magaj”. Pumpkin and Watermelon seeds keep […]

Brain Cutlets

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Brain Cutlets You will need 4 goat brains aka goat bheja. Boil the bheja with little water, salt and ginger garlic paste. Once boiled drain the the water and cut it up to tiny pieces or just mash it up lightly with a fork. Add more ginger-garlic paste if desired. Beat two eggs well. Add […]

150 Year’s Old Dorabjee & sons

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PUNE का सबसे पेहला PARSI Restaurant | 150 Year’s Old Dorabjee & sons RESTAURANT | Pune Food Tour Contact number – Dores Dorabji 98230 54547 Google location - Address -845, Dastur Meher Road, Sharbat Wala, Chowk, Pune, Maharashtra 411001

Beautiful Charcuterie Board

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  Popular for many parties, celebrations and family gatherings. If your assignment is to bring the appetizers, a beautifully crafted charcuterie board is sure to impress!

Garam Masala Apples

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Garam masala apples


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The Indian Parsi community calls “Potato Matchsticks” –  “Potato Sali”.  Sali is a Gujarati word meaning “straw” or “sticks”. Enjoyed best when fresh with salt and pepper. Bon Appetite! Step 1: Peel and wash Potatoes Step 2: Shred potatoes into thin strings (I used my old Oster)   Step 3: Salt Shredded Potatoes  Step 4: In a electric fryer or […]

Tanaz Godiwalla’s Condiments Now Available in the USA on Amazon

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The wait is finally over as Parsi culinary legend, Tanaz Godiwalla, brings her line of condiments, “A Parsi Affair,” across the US through Amazon Prime. To experience the flavors of “A Parsi Affair,” head to Amazon Prime today, and get your hands on the Gajar Meva Nu Achaar and Gor Keri Meva Nu Achaar. These […]


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Tanaz Godiwalla

Tamarind Chutney

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Amli Chutney aka Tamarind Chutney Amli is Tamarind a fruit, combined with spiced apple butter makes a tasty Chutney. A very popular indian chutney served in restarants. Easy to make with just 2 ingredients.  From the cookbook Manna of the 21st Century Parsi Cuisine by Rita Jamshed Kapadia. Available on in paperback or hard […]

Udvada Bakers

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Baked with love!

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Summer Grill Tandoori Chicken

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INGREDIENTS 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, halved lengthwise 6 garlic cloves, finely grated 4 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger 4 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ cups whole-milk yogurt 1 tablespoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or vegetable oil 1 small onion, […]