Vegetarian viands

Imaginatively tweaked, these Parsi vegetarian recipes promise to be toothsome

For many, a Parsi vegetarian may seem an oxymoron; those who have opted not to partake of non-vegetarian fare have often had to face incredulous reactions. However, with increasing awareness of the benefits of a plant based diet, for both health and the environment, many meat eaters are turning to vegetarian fare. Canada based cookbook writer and home chef Niloufer Mavalvala has, in The Vegetarian Parsi: Inspired by Tradition, expanded the horizons of Parsi cooking. These recipes from her book have been reprinted here with her permission.  To cater to the tastes of diehard non-vegetarians, Mavalvala has shared two recipes from......

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