Falsa Drink

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Falsa is commonly known as phalsa or falsa, is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family Malvaceae. It was first found in Varanasi, India, and was taken by Buddhist scholars to other Asian countries including Pakistan and the rest of the world. Wikipedia Falsa are full of iron. Falsa drink is easy to make. […]

Famous Parsi Fish with Green Chutney, Patra ni Machhi

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A very popular recipe of the Parsi Cuisine. Patra ni Machhi Recipe Ingredients 4 banana leaves 1 kg fish Juice of 1 lemon 3/4 tsp salt Chutney: 1 grated coconut 6 green chillies 50 gm coriander leaves with stems 1 tbsp mint leaves 1 tsp ground cumin seeds 1 tsp sugar Salt to taste Combine […]

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 Amazon.com in paperback or hard […]

Patra Fish

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Patrani machi is a Parsi steamed fish preparation. Fish coated in a coconut chutney mixture, wrapped in banana leaf and steamed. https://youtu.be/8ymliZBw7QU Ingredients 4 banana leaves 1 kg fish Juice of 1 lemon 3/4 tsp salt Chutney: 1 grated coconut 6 green chillies 50 gm coriander leaves with stems 1 tbsp mint leaves 1 tsp […]

Chapat

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Chapat Recipe from Cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century” by Rita Jamshed Kapadia

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 […]

Vegetarian Dhansak Recipe

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Vegetarian Dhansak Dal. Also known as parsi masala dal. Note: You will need a Pressure Cooker or an Instant Pot. All spices are available on Amazon.com (click on link) Ingredients 1 cup yellow lentils (tuvar daal) 60 gm pumpkin-peeled and diced (about 1/2 cup) 60 gm egg plant/baingan-diced 1 cup fenugreek leaves (methi)-washed and chopped […]

Recipe Contest Winner: Keri Kanda ma Gosth

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Congratulations to our member Mahrukh Mogrelia Click here to Enter Contest. by Mahrukh Mogrelia Ingredients:1 kilo mutton with bones7 ripe Alphonso mangoes,peeled and keep mango whole.1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp green chile garlic paste 1 tbsp Kashmiri chile powder 1 tbsp sambhar masala 1 tsp curry powder1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp sugar2 […]

Kanda Keri nu Gos

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by Sheroo Rusi Parekh Clean & wash 1-1/2 kg mutton n marinate with ginger-garlic paste. Wash & peel 15 medium or 12 big Alfanso mangoes (I used 12 big ones). (Normally these are cooked whole but I prefer cutting slices from 2 sides for 2 reasons – one coz now a days there’s no guarantee […]

Garam Masala Apples

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Garam masala apples

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

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Valentine’s Day Heart Shortbreads Ingredients 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp fresh lemon zest 2 cups / 4 sticks very soft butter (leave outside overnight) 4 cups self-rising flour 1 cup Sugar Cookie Cutters Method Whip Lemon juice, zest, sugar and butter till creamy Add flour and make dough. Wrap dough in 2 cylindrical […]

Dark Chocolate Truffle Mousse

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Dark Chocolate Truffle Mousse

Audh – forgotten but now remembered

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Parsi Audh – forgotten but now remembered.

Christmas Plum Cake

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Rita’s Christmas Cake

Pickled Cranberry Apple Sauce Recipe

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This pickled cranberry sauce goes with Thanksgiving Roasted Turkey. If you do not have the time (one week) to pickle the cranberries, you can make it with fresh cranberries. Recipe for pickled cranberries. (These cranberries are almost like the Indian Bor we used to get in India) 1 cup fresh cranberries, not dried. 1 cup […]