Monthly Archives: April 2009

Mumbai’s Parsi Restaurants

Mumbai’s Parsi Restaurants: Get It While It’s Hot

The Parsis’ culinary forte may have been their historic undoing. According to legend, the Arabs who invaded Persepolis during the Islamic incursions in the 10th century soon realized the only way to conquer the Zoroastrian warriors was to attack them after their traditional Sunday lunch of dhansak. The thick mutton stew served with cardamom-scented brown rice is extremely heavy and lulls its eaters into a siesta afterwards.

Read the entire write-up by Deena Guzder in TIME – Click here