Date Pastries

Khajur Ni Ghari

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in

My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

  • About

Any Parsi reader will want to know why there’s a recipe for date pastries, khajur ni ghari, and none for dar ni pori (a similar fried pastry with a mashed lentil filling), since both are hot teatime favorites. Pure bias. Khajur ni ghari is not only one of the best Parsi pastries, it’s also one that conveys a sense of the ancient food connections stretching from India across the Middle East to Turkey and North Africa.

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