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 […]

Recipe of an Indian soft cheese made at home with Rennet. Topli na Panir

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Indian Parsi soft cheese

Masala Chai ( Spiced Tea)

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A cup of tea shared with another person is known to create a new karma each time. So next time you have a cup of tea with someone, have good thoughts, and share good words.   Health value: Antioxidant Removes Headaches, Muscle aches, soothes and relaxes. Ingredients: 2 cups water 4 tea bags, black tea […]

Persian Tea (Chai)

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England isn’t the only place where you can find a great cup of tea that’s both flavorful and comforting and that pairs perfectly well with scones or biscottis—it is a favored hot beverage in many different places and cultures around the world and a common drink any time of the day. In Iran, tea is […]

Diwali Recipes

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Diwali Recipes

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 (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 […]

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

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Recipe for Modak and Karanji

Dhansakh Masala

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by Meherwan D.Mehta 1 Kg. Coriander seeds – Dhanya 200 gms. Jeera 100 gms. Black Pepper – Kali Mirchi 100 gms. Fenugreek seeds – Menthi 100 gms. Mustard seeds – Rai 300 gms. Red Chillies 200 gms. Haldi – Tumeric 50 gms. Tej Patta – Tamal Patta 20 gms. Badyan (Black – Flower shaped) 20 […]

Parsi Vasanu

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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 […]

Health benefits of Ganthoda powder and Vasanu

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Health benefits of Ganthoda powder and Vasanu

Thanks for Clarifying

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If you are looking for a healthy butter alternative for cooking, try ghee. Ghee is clarified butter, pure, golden butterfat, removed of milk solids and water. It also has a high smoke point, making it an ideal cooking oil for frying and sauteing. Due to its healthy fats and plethora of vitamins (A, D, E […]


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Karela is very good for lowering blood glucose levels.

Russets are the classic choice for baked potatoes

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Russets are the classic choice for baked potatoes because they’re a dry, floury variety, meaning they contain a relatively high amount (20 to 22 percent) of starch. The more starch a potato contains, the more water from inside the potato can be absorbed during baking. As the starch granules swell with water within the spud’s […]

Moong dal parsi style

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One of a most versatile parsi side dish. A lentil and  dal delight that go with vegetables, fish, meat or even eggs! Here’s the recipe just like Jamshed’s mother used to make. Comes out nice and dry. Don’t put too much water. The grains should remain intact and crunchy, but not raw. This a pure […]

Swiss Potato Rosti made with Parsi Potato Sali

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Swiss Potato Rosti made with Parsi Potato Sali. This dish was inspired by the Swiss Potato Rosti served in Zurich, Switzerland. Also known a Parsi Sali per eeda Ingredients 2 Eggs 1/2 cup Parsi Potato Sali 1 tbsp unsalted Butter 3 tsp water Method Heat butter in non-stick pan Add Parsi Potato Sali  and stir […]