Happy Valentines Day

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies  http://www.parsicuisine.com/lemon-hortbread-cookies/

Mava ni Boi – the easy way

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Mava ni boi, I made for a library presentation of my cookbook. Mava ni boi is a fish-shaped dessert made from ricotta cheese, sugar, cardamom and vanilla. Fish is a symbol of good luck, prosperity and fertility. Using a mold* make these fish shaped desserts. The ingredients are not really fish but just sugar, ricotta […]

Doodhi ni Barfi

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Doodhi ni Barfi Ingredients: 800 gm Doodhi 400 gm sugar 200 gm mawa Pinch of cardamom 0ne drop of edible green color 5 tsp chopped pistachios and almonds Method:  Boil the doodhi for 1 minute Put the doodhi in a non-stick pot and then put 400 gm sugar. Keep cooking for 15-20 minutes. Then put the mava […]

Parsi Mawa Cake

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Parsi Mawa Cake. Recipe for whole mawa cake or as cupcakes.

Parsi Doughnut Bhakhra

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Bhakhra Recipe (makes about 3 dozen) INGREDIENTS:- Whole wheat flour or Wheat Bran – 100g Semolina flour – 250g Plain flour/All purpose flour aka maida 750gSugar – 550g – (I used organic cane sugar) Ghee/clarified butter – 100g (melted) Yogurt – 250g (I used 2% milk fat organic Greek yogurt) Eggs (lightly beaten with a […]

Rita’s Dar ni Pori

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This is a pastry filled with sweet lentils and dry fruits (Mawa is optional). To top it all there are cherries, which are so festive. I specially like the red auspicious color they add, my mother used to get these added along with green, yellow and red Tutti-Frutti! ( candied fruits ) Question: Did you […]

Pastry filled with Cream or Malai Khaaja

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Malai Khaaja are a treat in India, missing these in USA, I made these  and they are slightly different, but they do satisfy the malai khaaja craving!    Recipe with Puff Pastry  Ingredients 1 heavy cream carton. Small size of 8 oz. 1 tin evaporated milk 1 lb. Mava / Khoya 3 tsp Sugar or […]

Kalakand

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Kalakand

Mawa Coconut Rawa cake

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Sweetner – Brown Sugar. Ingredients 250 grams Mawa 1 cup yogurt/Dahi 100 grams Rawa/Sooji/Semolina 100 grams desicated coconut 6 eggs 250 grams Amul Butter 250 grams brown sugar 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon nutmeg powder 1 teaspoon vanilla essence. Method Blend Mawa and Yogurt in a mixer so that the Mawa is free […]

Marzipan Boi (Fish shaped Dessert)

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This fish shaped dessert is very popular among the Indian Parsi community. It is molded in the shape of a fish because the fish is a symbol for fertility and good luck. It can be sliced and eaten as dessert. Storage Instructions: Can be kept outside for 2 or 3 days, refrigerated for a couple […]

Mawa Kulfi / Ice Cream

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Mawa Kulfi / Ice Cream 2 litres full fat milk1 tin condensed milk1 cup sugar (as required- Sweetness)1/2 kg Mawa (khoya)1 cup finely chopped pistachio1/2 cup finely chopped almondsKesarElichi powderJaifal powder Method Boil the milk and add in sugar , kesar and nuts then reduce a little on slow flame and stirring it in short […]

Mawa Cake With Pistachios, Rose and Saffron Cream

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  By Aban Kekobad This is my version of the Mawa cake and I am sure you will find many versions online. It is a rich dense cake bursting with flavour -so it’s just-once in a while indulgence!   Ingredients for the cake 3 and a half cups of white flour 6 eggs *Mawa (sweet) 1 cup 1/2 cup […]

Falooda Ice-cream Mawa Cake

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Layered Falooda Ice Cream Cake (cardamom flavored cake layered with falooda ice cream) by  ‎Kshama Parikh‎ is an artist and a blooger. Kshama’s blog is KesarLilly.com  Kshama also blogs in the Facebook group Foodaholics in Ahmedabad #Parsi #Cuisine The word Parsi means Persian and it is evident that Parsi cuisine is influenced by their Persian roots as […]