Have your bhonu and eat it too!
This Parsi New Year, don’t hassle your Parsi friends for some delicious food. What else to do for your fix of food you’d ask? Here’s presenting to you a list of places serving mouth watering Parsi food.
The Bombay Havelli, Charni Road
Mr Batliwala’s Veg Dhansak
What if we were to tell you that this haveli serves Parsi food too? Head to The Bombay Havelli for some mouthwatering Mr Batliwala’s Patra ni Machi and Mr Batliwala’s Veg Dhansak. Even though vegetarian, they’re just as wholesome and authentic.
Britannia & Co, Fort
Unless you’re new to the city, you’ve heard of Britannia & Co. Head to this iconic restaurant in town that has seen three generations of authentic Parsi and Irani food such as the famous Berry Pulao, Saas ni Macchi amongst others.
Billimoria’s Parsi Ghernu Bhonu, Oshiwara
This delivery kitchen gets you some homemade, wholesome and hearty Parsi food like Sali Par eedu or Chiken Dhansak and finish the meal with a traditional Bread Pudding. Their menu changes daily and repeats weekly so make sure you order or pre order your favourite delicacies from here.
Bawi Bride, Dadar
Parsi cuisine perfectly braids together the best of Iranian, Gujarati, British and even Portuguese, Goan influences. Bawi Bride manages to get the essence of this unique cuisine just right. Binge onto some delicious Dhansak, Patra Ni Machi, Tareli Machi and Kolmi no Patio amongst others.
Dinshaw’s Xpress Café, Oshiwara
If you crave Parsi food but cringe to travel all the way to town? Worry not! Get your fix from Dinshaw’s Xpress Café at Oshiwara. Known for their burgers and freakshakes, they’re hosting a special menu which includes Chicken Farcha, Keema Pattice, Cutlet pao, et al.
Jimmy Boy, Fort
Head to Jimmy Boy for some authentic Parsi Food revered by all. Sample some of the delicious Lagan nu Bhonu which comes replete with a couple of courses such as Patra ni Machi, Dhansak with Brown Rice, Dal Chawal with Kolmi no Patio, et al.
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Photo credits: Cryselle D'souza and Deep Chhabra
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