Gos-no-kharo Ras Chaval with Khatti Mithi Kachumbar

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Ingredients1 kg tender Goat Mutton, Chicken or Lamb – cut into medium pieces, washed & left to drain in colander6 large onions – chopped very fine (cut like chhudna no kando)4 tomatoes – again chopped very fine (tamota)4 Potatoes – cut into 2 halves (papeta)8-10 pods of garlic (lasan)1.5″ piece of ginger (aadu)6-8 green chillies […]

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 […]

Milk Pudding

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Milk Pudding Serves 4 Ingredients 6 cups milk 1/4 cup raw Rice 1 cup sugar Few pistachios, almonds and saffron strands for garnish 1 tsp cardamom powder Method 1. Process the raw rice in any food chopper till it is broken up in small bits. 2. Boil the rice, milk and sugar till creamy consistency. […]

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

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Recipe for Modak and Karanji

Cookbook: Dhansak

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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, […]

Audh – forgotten but now remembered

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Parsi Audh – forgotten but now remembered.

Sona Masoori White Rice

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Recently, I went for shopping to my favorite store – Costco. I saw a 20 lb huge bag of Sona Masoori White Rice. and I have never used this, I usually use Basmati Rice which Costco sells as well. I bought it because I like experimenting! Here is the cooked rice with the inset of […]

Fried Rice

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Ingredients 4 cups of cooked rice. 3 tbsps of butter. 1 diced onion. 12 oz of frozen peas and carrots. ½ cup of soy sauce. 3 beaten eggs. How to make Fried Rice: In a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter and sauté the onion until tender. Mix in the peas and carrots and heat […]

80 Biryanis around the world

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Best Biriyani Around the world and its OriginBiryani was originated in Iran (Persia) and it was brought to South Asia by Iranian travelers and merchants. Local variants of this dish are popular not only in South Asia but also in Arabia and within various South Asian communities in Western countries. The spices and condiments used […]

Bahman Mahino Parsi Ritual

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Corona virus has affected this food ritual in 2021. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TsfXY3CWEo Bring in the rain! Parsi Custom of bringing in rains by an community effort of collecting Rice, Dal and Ghee to make Khichri. Click here for a Aryuvedic Khichri Recipe Click here for Vaghareli Khichri Recipe In Navsari (a small town in the Gujarat […]

Rice Flour Rotli

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Recipe tried and tested, translated from the Vividh Vani cookbook by Rita Kapadia Chokha ni Rotli * or Rice Flour Rotli * is an age old bread enjoyed in India by the parsi community. Yes, all rice (in its natural form) is gluten–free. This includes brown rice, white rice and wild rice. In this case, the “glutinous” term refers to the sticky […]

Khorshed Masi’s  Junglee Palav / Dill (Suva Ni Bhaji) no Palav

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by Shirin Engineer Ingredients: I pound Mutton (Goat meat) (if Goat meat is not available then Lamb or Beef can be substituted) 2 potatoes (unpeeled) washed and cut into roughly 1 – 2 inch pieces. 2 cups of Basmati Rice I medium red Onion I bunch of cilantro destemmed and cleaned 1 bunch of Dill […]

Vaghareli Khichri

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It is the Ayurvedic detox food.  Khichadi, pronounced kich-ah-ree and sometimes spelled “kitchari” or “khichdi,” has long been used to nourish babies and the elderly, the sick and the healthy during special times of Diet Detox & Cleansing.  Vaghareli Khichri Recipe  Ingredients 1 Cup rice (barik Surti kolam, basmati) 1 Cup maag/mung OR red masoor […]

Kedgeree

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I just made this awesome dish for my cookbook club and it was a hit! Learnt the indian plain khichri is a european fav! Kedgeree (or occasionally kitcherie, kitchari, kidgeree, kedgaree, kitchiri, or khichuri) is a dish consisting of cooked, flaked fish (traditionally smoked haddock), boiled rice, parsley, hard-boiled eggs, curry powder, butter or cream, and occasionally sultanas. According to “Larousse Gastronomique”, what we call kedgeree originated from a concoction of spiced lentils, rice, fried onions and ginger […]

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