Navroz Recipes 2020: 5 Parsi Delicacies to Try This Parsi New Year

Navroz Recipes 2020: 5 Parsi Delicacies to Try This Parsi New Year
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As Navroz knocks in (the Parsi New Year), yet again, it is time of the year to indulge in some good soulful Parsi food.

The food fare at a Parsi household is said to be at its full glory during weddings and Navroz lunch. Hence, if you are keen on trying your hands at some Navroz recipes, then here is a list of five traditional, yet easy, Navroz recipes that you must try in the spirit of Navroz!


To prepare ravo, boil milk, add sugar and keep stirring. Boil till the quantity of milk reduces a little.

Next, fry semolina in butter and add the semolina to the milk. Keep stirring constantly until the mixture thickens. Add 1 tsp vanilla or pure rosewater and sprinkle fried or roasted raisins and almonds. The Parsi style kheer Ravo is ready to be served!

Mori Dal

To prepare moreish dal. Wash and soak tuvar dal in water for two to three hours. Then pressure cook the dal with a pinch of turmeric and salt, till completely soft. Mash the dal to bring it to a puree consistency.

Now in a frying pan add chopped onion, garlic, chillies and fry in ghee until the onion and garlic gets crisps and turns golden hued. Add this to the dal, and mix it well before serving with plain boiled rice and patio.

Prawn Patio