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Preserved Fish Roe — Aatheli Garab

fish roe

I am sharing the process described by my Great Grandmother, Dosibai Wankadia. The method used in her time is prior to the advent of the various modern presses and other kitchen gadgets and therefore use of traditional straw basket(s) and weights. The reader may use the gadgets he has, if any. A WORD OF CAUTION TO THE READER. My Great-Grandmother informs that the salted Garab/roe available in the market is merely that ---Salted not capable of preserving. It has does not have the shelf life of the Aatheli (Preserved) Garab/Roe. The Salted Roe available in the market may be used for immediate cooking. The salted Roe has to undergo the undermentioned process before it can be preserved and retained in your larder for months.  

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Skirlie (Traditional Scot recipe) —Also Mealy Jocks

skirlie

Try Skirlie, a traditional old crispy crunchy tasty, substantial dish. Simply, oatmeal and onions seasoned and cooked in fat to a nice brown. Should you collect the pinhead oatmeal, onions, salt and pepper , bind it in a cheese-cloth or malmal, and steam the meal, you get Mealy Jocks another MEALY JOCKS:.

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15-MINUTE POTATO CURRY — RASAALOO

15 minute potato curry Rasaaloo

15 minute Rasaaloo also known in some north Indian states as Taariwale Aloo is perhaps the sole potato-only dishes that goes well with rice, especially white rice. Potatoes in India are often cooked in combination with some meat or other vegetable. This recipe has a rather soupy gravy

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15-Minute-Cumin-Potatoes – Jeeraloo

15-Minute-Cumin-Potatoes – Jeeraloo 2

15-Minute-Cumin-Potatoes – Jeeraloo A quick and easy recipe for people in a hurry. ‘Jeeraloo’ the 15-Minute-Cumin-Potatoes, are an office favourite at Dhiraj’s work-place. The recipe from start to finish takes 15 minutes or less and is very easy to make.

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Fajeto — A Ripe Mango Curry

FAJETO

The clever lady washed clean the seeds and skin of the mango in a vessel of water; added some curds to this flavoured water, condiment, spices and voila! A delicious mango curry was born. This was Fajeto. She cooked some Khichri [a quick and easy dish mix of rice and dal boiled with salt and turmeric powder (http://www.mumbaiblogg.com/food/recipes/khichri/ )] to go with the mango curry and literally, hey presto! One of the most delicious combinations of Parsi-Zoroastrian cuisine was perpetuated --Khichri and Fajeto. To this day, I doubt if there is a better combination of foods.

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TOMATO SALAD —Quick and Easy Recipe

tomato salad

This is an old recipe from the times when flavours were not so complex with complicated ad mixes of spices, sauces and plethora of ingredients; its superiority lies in the simplicity of its purity of taste.  It is only on the palate that the flavours mix to enhance the refined experience RECIPE: Serves One.

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RAW MANGO MEAT CURRY— KAIRI NI CURRY

RAW MANGO CURRY

The Raw Mango Curry is special and has a unique recipe. It is not as simple as making the usual curry and introducing raw mangoes i the end. Raw mango meat curry uses no Chili, whether green or red, and no coconut or other nuts to thicken the gravy. The gravy thickens because of the amount of onions used. On its completion, the Raw Mango Curry comes out with a hint of sweetness, and mainly sour and spicy.

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Summer Potatoes — Quick and Easy Cool Parsi Recipe

SUMMER POTATOES

Summer Potatoes --- Quick and Easy Cool Parsi Recipe, for  your ever hungry brood's summer vacation this year. Simple and delicious, leaves one asking for more. Summer Potatoes is light and lovely, cooling, tasty and filling, a recipe so easy to make and so quick to serve. Summer Potatoes are an excellent accompaniment to your meats and other meals or it may be used as a main dish by itself, eaten with Dhebras.

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