Happy Naviroz! The Parsi New Year is celebrated on August 16, 2022, according to the Shehenshai calendar. Also known as ‘Jamshedi Navroz’, it is a joyous occasion for Parsis all over the world. The term “Navroz” is the combination of the Persian words “Nav” which means new and “Roz” which means day. Thus, it means the first day of the new year and it is also believed to be the day when the Persian King Jamshed ascended the throne. A lavish feast is customary for the Parsi New Year, comprising many delicious dishes. We have put together a wonderful list of must-try dishes on Navroz 2022.
Here are 7 delicious recipes for Navroz 2022:
1. Parsi mutton cutlet
Ground mutton with potatoes and eclectic spices makes a delicious addition to your Navroz feast. Accompany it with onion rings, cilantro chutney and a squeeze of lemon juice on top! Find the full recipe here.
2. Parsi Sev
Don’t let the name of this dish confuse you! Parsi Sev does not refer to the crunchy salty snack, but rather to the delicious dessert Sevaiyan. This healthy dessert is a Navroz 2022 staple. Click here for the full recipe.
(Also read: 11 best Parsi recipes)
3. Patrani Macchi
One of the best-known dishes of Parsi cuisine, Patrani Macchi is a culinary delight. Pomfret fish is coated in a unique coconut chutney and wrapped in banana leaves, steamed to perfection. Find the full recipe here.
4. Parsi Falooda
No festival is complete without drinks and this Parsi Falooda recipe is testament to that. This amazing Falooda is a hit among the Parsis, and not only extremely delicious but also hydrating. Click here for the full recipe.
(Also Read: Navroz Mubarak: 10 Sinful Parsi Sweets To Celebrate The Festival)
5. Sali Keema
While Keema is a dish we all enjoy, this Parsi-style recipe gives it a bit of a twist. This juicy and tasty Keema comes with ‘Sali’, also known as potato matchsticks or ‘laccha’. Find the recipe here.
6. Lagan Nude Custard
A wonderful baked custard made on special occasions, this Lagan Nu Custard is a Parsi favourite. Just one bite of this creamy, sweet delight would be enough to send you to dessert heaven. Click here for the full recipe.
(Also read: 5 non-vegetarian recipes that will make you fall in love with Parsi cuisine)
7. Mawa Cake
Last, but not least, is the Parsi Mawa cake. This unique dessert is made with Khoya or Mawa for a gourmet ending to your Navroz 2022 party. Find the full recipe here.