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Dhansak is a delicious traditional delicacy made on the occasion of Jamshed Navroz. Explore to know the recipe of how to make dhansak.


Jamshed Navroz is celebrated by the Zoroastrians to commemorate the first day of the New Year. It is marked on 21st March which coincides with the Vernal Equinox, a day when the length of the day and night are equal. The term Navroz literally means 'new day' where 'nav' means 'new' and 'roz' meaning 'day'. The festival is celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm. Scrumptious and lavish delicacies are made to mark the occasion. Dhansak is a delicious and traditional Parsi preparation cooked on festivals and weekends. The word dhansak comes from two words, 'dhan' which means 'lentils' and 'sak' which means 'greens and vegetables'. This is accompanied with chicken or lamb while cooking. Browse through the following lines to know how to make dhansak.

How To Make Dhansak