Eggs on Anything

Kasa Par Ida

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My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

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A Hindu friend jokes about our Parsi eggomania, saying, “The only thing you people haven’t yet put eggs on is eggs.” Kasa par ida—eggs on whatever you like—is one of the cornerstones of Parsi food. Sometimes it’s a hastily improvised dish that appears as part of the evening meal; there’s also a place for it in our long ceremonial banquets. What goes under the eggs is left to imagination or expediency; usually it’s a vegetable, sometimes meat. Since these foundations for kasa par i