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Parsi New Year: 7 must-try Parsi meals in Mumbai

Celebrate the festival with traditional dishes such as lagan nu custard and mutton dhansak

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Aug 16, 2016 17:12 IST
Compiled by Meenakshi Iyer
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The Canteenwala menu at The Bombay Canteen

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

Mutton berry pulao at Cafe at NCPA

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

Parsi bhonu at SodaBottleOpenerWala, BKC

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

Salli per edu at Pondicherry Cafe, Sofitel, Mumbai

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

Lagan nu bhonu box by Pala Fala

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

Parsi feast at SAN:QI

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

Chicken farcha at Jeon

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

First Published: Aug 16, 2016 00:00 IST