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Parsis migrated to India from Iran between the 8th and 10 century C.E, and along with them they brought their food with influences from the Middle East, Turkey and other surrounding regions. Over the...
When it comes to Parsi food, old Bombay is a gold mine. There are numerous establishments - some well known, others not-so-famous - that offer the various culinary delights of the community to all and sundry. To be in South Bombay and not sample Parsi food therefore is nothing short of sacrilege. Having sinned enough already, I am in no mood for another act of impiety, so off I go on a hot, humid afternoon for my pilgrimage.
This obsession for pomfret transcends my family and it is fair to say that the pomfret is the queen bee of Parsi cuisine.