Parsi food is rich in flavor and texture. And it’s sure to excite your palate. One of the most beloved Bollywood actors Boman Irani revealed his Parsi comfort meal. In an exclusive interview with Kamiya Jani on Tere Gully Mein, Boman Irani talks about dhansak, a popular Sunday meal in Parsi homes. And how he enjoys it with mutton instead of chicken.
Well, for those of you who have no clue what dhansak is, let’s introduce you to this Parsi delicacy. Dhansak is mutton or goat meat cooked with lentils and vegetables. Unlike simple and subtle-flavoured Iranian recipes, dhansak uses a wide variety of Indian herbs and spices.
It is one of the most comforting meals in Parsi cuisine. The Parsi households prepare this delicacy usually on Sundays because simmering lentils and vegetables into porridge, require a long preparation time.
If you’re also craving dhansak like we are, then, refer to the below-mentioned recipes for the same, and relish it at home.
Roxanne brings her traditional Parsi-style mutton dhansak to your home. Serve it piping hot with brown rice and some salad. Do refer to this recipe to cook a complete Parsi meal at home.
Chef Smita shares the recipe for the quintessential Parsi dish. Sautee the mutton for 4-5 minutes on high flame. Also, pay attention to the proper amount of spices required to make this delicacy. Check out the recipe for the same.
Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana
Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana’s chicken dhansak is super delicious. Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself. It’s served with brown rice and kachumber salad.
Are you a vegetarian, yearning to try dhansak? Then, here’s a recipe for the famous Parsi dish shared by Rajshri food. The recipe has a minor tweak. It omits the use of chicken or mutton. To increase the authenticity of the meal, add brown rice and caramelised sugar.
Pretty Parsi Cook
The Parsi cook shares the recipe of authentic dhansak. Do follow this recipe and treat your family with delectable dhansak.
As per your tastes, experiment with these dhansak recipes, and let us know your favourite one, in the comments section below.
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