Indian festivals are all about delicious food. This Parsi New Year, celebrate the day by sharing a plate of mutton dhansak or patra ni macchi at these Mumbai restaurants.
The Bombay Canteen: Head to this Lower-Parel restaurant for a modern take on Parsi dishes. Try dishes like jardaloo ma gos (slow cooked lamb shanks with apricots) and saas ni machhi (pan seared boneless pomfret).
Address: The Bombay Canteen, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel
Call: 4966 6666
Café at NCPA: This festive day, begin your meal with lagan nu stew, patra nu paneer and move on to Bharuchi akoori with brun pao and dhansak dal.
Cost: Rs 1,950 (plus taxes)
Address: NCPA, Gate No. 2, Dorabaji Tata Road, Nariman Point]
Call: 6723 0110
SodaBottleOpenerWala: Celebrate with a Parsi bhonu that includes dish such as tareli machchi, chicken yazidi salad, gos no saag and saas nu papeta.
Cost: Rs 750 (with taxes) for non-veg bhonu
Address: Ground Floor, The Capital Building, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex
Call: 4003 5678
Sofitel Mumbai: The hotel is celebrating a 12-day Parsi food festival, which includes dishes such as salli marghi and mutton dhansak. A beautiful display of gara sarees will add the Parsi flavour at the hotel.
Address: Pondichery Cafe, Sofitel Mumbai BKC
Call: 3015 1355
Pala Fala: This newly opened Parsi restaurant is celebrating the New Year with a special brunch that includes dishes such as patra fish, mutton pulao and dal. You can even order its lagan nu bhonu box to be home delivered.
Cost: Rs 1,200 and Rs 600 for the lagan nu bhonu box
Address: Pala Fala by The Art Hub, 3rd Floor, Atria Mall, Worli
Call: 6558 6666
SAN:QI: This pan-Asian restaurant celebrates Navroze with a traditional Parsi feast served by chef Shehrezad Kapadia. The specials include dishes such as komli na curry chawal (chilli prawn curry and rice) and masur ne gor amli (red lentils with tamarind and jaggery salad).
Address: Four Seasons Hotel, Worli
Call: 2481 8000
Jeon: Celebrate the festival with Parsi favourites like chicken farcha, dhansak and lagan nu custard.
Price: Rs 1,200
Address: Jeon at Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu Tara Road
Call: 2646 9500