Navroz Feast: Here's Our Pick Of 5 Authentic Parsi Restaurants To Indulge In

Jayati posted on 15 March

That time of the year when lavish feasts are spread out, new year resolutions are made, and the Parsi community dresses in the finest clothes. To celebrate Parsi New Year the right way, we’re rounding up the best of the feasts in the city. And no, you don’t have to be Parsi to indulge in these sinful festive dishes.

Bawi Bride Kitchen

Parsi New Year is not complete without the city’s favourite Parsi blogger, Bawi Bride. This year too you can order in from the Bawi Bride Kitchen and it will be delivered to you. This year’s menu Farcha lollipops (with 6 pieces) for INR 300, Anjeer chicken with roti, for INR 450, Chorizo Shepherds Pie, which is a delicious combination of shredded pork and cheesy mashed potatoes, for INR 425. For fish lovers, there is Saas Ni Macchi with roti for INR 650, and for mutton lovers, there's Mutton pulao with raita for INR 500. And while you are it at, don't miss out on the Lagan Nu Custard for INR 125. 

There's a full combo that serves two people, for INR 2,200. And you can place your orders at 9819285720. 

Dessert Parlours

Bawi Bride

Unit 310, 3rd Floor, Allied Industrial Estate, Mori Cross Road 2, Mahim, Mumbai

Parsi New Year Bhonu At SodaBottleOpenerWala

Another feast awaits for you at SodaBottleOpenerWala {all outlets} from March 18 to April 1. The non-vegetarian feast will include authentic home-made dishes such as chicken pattice, mutton masala pulav, jardaloo ma marghi and you can end on a sweet note with falooda and malida. All of this will set you back by INR 700 {exclusive of taxes}.

For the vegetarian folks, the feast will cost INR 600 {excluding taxes} and some of the dishes you can gorge on includes saria, Russian salad, gajar mewa nu aachar, vegetable cheese pattice, patra ni paneer and masala ni daal. The feast will be available from noon until midnight.

Casual Dining

The Capital Building, Ground Floor, G-2, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai

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Jimmy Boy

If you want to enjoy a no-fuss, delicious meal, head to Mumbai’s older, or possibly the oldest, Parsi joint in Fort. Jimmy Boy focuses on all sorts of Parsi food, from farcha to cutlets to dhansak. They also have our favourites, lagan nu custard and raspberry soda to keep us satiated after a hearty meal. Also, don't forget to gorge on their famous Patra Ni Macchi. 

P.S-If you’re in town, make sure to visit this iconic restaurant and have a chat with the servers about its legacy. 

 

Casual Dining

Vikas Building, 11 Bank Street, Off Horniman Circle, Lane Opp. Cheetah Gate, Fort, Mumbai

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Bawa nu Bhonu At Dinshaw's Xpress Café

Have you been to Dhinshaw’s Xpress Cafe in Oshiwara yet? The cute little cafe is organising an indulgent Parsi feast and you ought to go there. The cafe will serve this menu for lunch and dinner. They will start with their Navroz special Parsi thalis soon. A veg thali will comprise crispy potato cheese rolls, veg Dhansak, rice, Lagan Nu Custard or a Parsi Kulfi, and a Pallonji's Soda, for INR 399. And a non-veg thali will have the iconic chicken Farcha, salli chicken, berry pulao, rice or bun, and the same delectable desserts and drinks in the veg thali, for INR 599.

Cafes

Windermere Building, Shop 6, Off Oshiwara Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai

Brittania and Co.

Britannia and Co. is not just an iconic Parsi restaurant in Mumbai, but a definite must-do on every tourist’s bucket list. If you’re planning on stopping by this cafe at Navroz, don't forget to order a plate of berry pulao, with chicken cutlets, and the legendary Lagan Nu Custard. You will get it all within INR 1,000. (Which definitely is worth the money, and taste!)


Casual Dining

Wakefield House, 11, Opp. New Custom House, Sprott Road, Fort, Mumbai

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House Of Daaruwala

Try their salli pau eedu for INR 295, which basically comprises slow-cooked eggs on salli potatoes, or go for the Parsi Bhai Benedict, a combination of poached eggs with pav, topped with fresh bacon. They make for a great breakfast option to start your Navroz with. Move on to the heavenly prawn farcha and patra ni macchi for INR 795 and your day will be made. 

Casual Dining

Green Fields Society,1, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Mumbai