Fresh India: 130 Quick, Easy and Delicious Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day (Hardback)Meera Sodha (author)
The author of the bestselling Made in India returns with a book celebrating vegetarian Indian food culture. From traditional recipes to ones that innovatively combine fresh British vegetables with her favourite aromatics, Meera Sodha presents 80 exciting, easy and planet-saving dishes full of flavour and colour.
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 show-stoppers 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.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 1250 g
Dimensions: 253 x 196 x 27 mm
An unbridled joy - Nigel Slater
Such a wonderful book - Nigella Lawson
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 - 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
Full of delectable, mouth-watering dishes . . . we guarantee you'll be devouring the entire book in no time. - Stylist
Sodha seeks to redefine Indian food, avoiding rich dishes 'swimming in brown sauce' and opting for the way her family has cooked for generations: fresh, vibrant, seasonal - The New York Times
A sublimely designed book that is tidily stocked with oft-times wondrous vegetable-based recipes, emboldened with flavors - Forbes
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