Indian Cooking is an exciting and exotic cuisine - now it's easier than ever. This updated edition of Suneeta's bestseller features 8 new additional photos as well as 25 brand new recipes. Each dish is richly flavoured but not complicated to create at home. More than 150 recipes are easy for beginners to make while also appealing to experienced home cooks or to those already familiar with Indian cuisine. The authentic flavours flourish in these easy-to-prepare recipes. The author's repertoire of exciting and inspired recipes includes classic recipes from North and South India and her personal favourites that have been adapted for Western kitchens. The delicious recipes in this book range from snacks and appetizers to poultry, fish and vegetarian meals. There also chapters dedicated to accompaniments like chutneys, sweets and beverages which truly make an authentic Indian dining experience.
Here are just some of the delights: Chicken Tikka Masala, Pork Vindaloo, South Indian Lentil and Vegetable Stew; Curried Spinach and Cheese (Saag Panir), Basmati Rice Layered with Fragrant Chicken; Coconut Chutney-Coated Fish Parcels, Masala-Coated Baked Chicken, Sindhi Fritters; Tomato Raita, Hot Pineapple Chutney, Caramelized Carrot Pudding. In keeping with traditional Indian cooking, there are 75 vegetarian dishes. Vaswani shares her wealth of Indian cooking experience and knowledge by providing insightful cooking tips and techniques throughout the book. She has even provided information on where ingredients can be sourced and, if necessary, how to make substitutions. This is the perfect place for home cooks to begin creating great Indian dishes.
Publisher: Robert Rose Inc
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 255 x 178 x 16 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
[Review of previous edition: ] Includes an excellent explantion of spices, spice blends, and herbs including garam masala.--Kathie Smith"Toledo The Blade" (04/11/2004)
[Review of previous edition: ] After 26 years demystifying Indian cuisine for Western cooks, Houston-based cooking instructor Suneeta Vaswani has published her first book... aimed at beginners, as well as experienced cooks.-- (05/26/2004)
[Review of previous edition: ] Makes Indian cooking manageable... not only simple flavorful recipes but also an informative synopsis of a complicated subject.-- (03/24/2004)
[Review of previous edition: ] [Vaswani's] simple recipes and concise explanations made the cuisine embraceable. I ditched the ready-made pastes and powders: The results were perfumed curries that were tantalizing and nourishing.-- (11/14/2007)
[Review of previous edition: ] A nice introduction... The best thing about the book is that the dishes -- at least the ones I tried -- are indeed easy to make.-- (04/14/2004)
[Review of previous edition: ] Impressively thorough. Vasvani displays a depth of knowledge about regional foods.-- (03/12/2008)
[Review of previous edition: ] I enjoy Indian food... but usually, preparing it at home is just too much work. Until I discovered Easy Indian Cooking... couldn't be easier.-- (07/08/2004)
[Review of previous edition: ] Presents more than 130 authentic recipes and demystifies their preparation with concise explanations of the basic cooking techniques.--Trenton Trentonian (03/24/2004)