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Zoroastrianism – The Rise and Growth of Parsis in British India

In the earlier post, I focused on the rise of Zoroastrianism in the Persian Empire and how Zoroastrians were persecuted which led them to migrate from their homeland to India and other parts of the world. 1,476 more words

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Irani chai

Few days ago I was exploring for new chai destinations in Mumbai. I went to couple of famous Parsi/ persian restaurants, but surprisingly they denied serving chai and cakes at that particular hour of the day. 208 more words

Irani cafés - Mumbai's dying heritage

If you’re from Mumbai, have lived here or travelled to the city enough times, you’d be familiar with the phenomenon called an Irani café, which is unique to the city, what with it’s old-world charm and status as a Mumbai cultural icon. 333 more words

Mancherji's - probably the only parsi food joint in Kolkata

Of all the Indian cuisines, parsi cuisine is one of the most underrated one. Probably, this is due to the fact that the parsi population in India is slowly diminishing. 781 more words

"kolkata Foodscape"

The egg-o trip

Here are a few eggs-cellent recipes that are not just delicious but also easy to replicate at home.

(1) AKOORI ON TOAST : (Akoori is masala scrambled eggs, Parsi style) 751 more words

Food

Who Do You Think You Are, Nicole Kidman?

The controversial line is part of the Jiyo Parsi initiative by the Ministry of Minority Affairs to encourage the Parsi population to have babies.

The very small community that boasts of stalwarts in every field is facing a steady decline in population. 732 more words

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Don’t Save Tigers, Save Parsis

The controversial title has been coined as part of the Jiyo Parsi initiative by the Ministry of Minority Affairs to encourage the Parsi population to have babies. 693 more words

Indian Writing