Two Parsi fests in Mumbai offer the best in bawa cuisine, culture
Two Parsi festivals woo you to live like bawas for a day, with a taste of traditional cuisine and the best of Zoroastrian culture
Till Aug 18, 7 pm- 11 pm: Discover home-style Parsi fare at a 10-day Parsi food fest at the JW Marriott. Guest chef, Perzen Patel of Bawi Bride Kitchen, will dish out grandpa’s kheema kebabs, Shirinbai’s cheese eeda cutlets, mamaiji’s red prawn curry and more. Classics like mutton dhansak, patra ni machchi and lagan nu custard are on the menu for those who crave classics.
Where: JW Cafe, JW Marriott Hotel Sahar
Price: Rs 1,555 + taxes
Till Aug 18, 12.30 pm: Sofitel Mumbai holds a 12-day festival called Parsi Culture to Cuisine Trail. It includes an exhibition of literary works like Great Leaders Great Vision, Laughter in The House, Poems Potpouri & Parsees, and a display of beautifully embroidered gara sarees. The cuisine trail will include chicken farcha, kaju chicken and more.
Where: Pondichéry Café, Sofitel Mumbai, BKC
Price: Lunch R2,207 + taxes; dinner Rs 2,314 + taxes