Fresh India: 130 Quick, Easy and Delicious Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day (Hardback)Meera Sodha (author)
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This is the Gujarati way: creative, fresh and always vegetables first
From the author of the Top Ten Bestseller Made in India comes a new collection of 130 fresh, quick and simple vegetarian recipes full of the best flavours of Indian cooking.
Following on from her bestselling Made in India, Meera Sodha reveals a whole new side of Indian food that is fresh, delicious and quick to make at home. These vegetable-based recipes are proper feel good food, and full of flavour.
Here are surprising recipes for every day made using easy to find ingredients: mushroom and walnut samosas, oven-baked onion bhajis and beetroot and paneer kebabs. There are familiar and classic Indian recipes like dals, curries and pickles, alongside less familiar ones using fresh seasonal British ingredients, like Brussels sprout thoran, Gardeners' Question Time pilau and green beans with cashew nuts and coconut.
And then there are shows toppers such as daily dosas with coconut potatoes, roasted cauliflower korma, sticky mango paneer skewers, wild mushroom upma and lime pickle rice with roast squash and red onion.
To finish, there's a chapter of luscious puddings like salted peanut and jaggery kulfi alongside carrot halwa and pistachio cake.
Whether you are vegetarian, want to eat more vegetables or just want to make great, modern Indian food, this is the book for you.
‘Indian-born and London-living Meera Sodha shows a whole new side to Indian cooking, without meat and easy dishes to make at home. Her recipes are made up from easy-to-find ingredients to create Indian favourites from mushroom and walnut samosas to beetroot and paneer kebabs.’ – The Independent
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 1170 g
Dimensions: 254 x 196 x 28 mm
"Sodha's second book confirmed what we sensed from the first: her's is the tastiest, liveliest, spice-infused fare this side of the Sabamarti river. Extra points for the vegetarian focus." - Guardian
"One of our most-used family cookbooks . . . as easy to love as it is to use." - Daily Mail
"Terrific, flaunting how rich and resourceful vegetarian cooking can be." - The Dish, Sunday Times
"A broad range of beautifully-presented veggie dishes . . . Just splendid." - Waterstones
"Colourful and joyous . . . a collection of recipes harvested from her Gujarati-British family and drawing on the rich vegetarian tradition of India." - Felicity Cloake, Guardian, `The Best Books on Food of 2016' *
"Full of delectable, mouth-watering dishes . . . we guarantee you'll be devouring the entire book in no time." - Stylist
A celebration of the colours, freshness and diversity of Indian food . . . a rich resource of vegetarian Indian cookery. * Waitrose Food *
There are no frighteningly long ingredient lists or recherche spices - just simple recipes that really work. It's become my go-to Indian cookery book. * The Times on Made in India *
It is deeply personal food, alive and authentic - the best sort - and, frankly, I want to cook everything in this book. * Nigella Lawson on Made in India *
This book is full of real charm, personality, love and garlic . . . There's so much to be inspired by. * Yotam Ottolenghi on Made in India *
Terrific . . . dead-simple family food absolutely packed with flavor. * New York Times Magazine on Made in India *
Delicious and achievable. * BBC Good Food magazine on Made in India *
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