THE INDIAN CUISINE (Google eBook)

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Sep 27, 2010 - Social Science - 312 pages
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Variety is the spice of life, and knowing to prepare the different cuisines of the states, enhances the taste buds. This book contains many mouthwatering Indian dishes, their detailed recipes and their predominant role in Indian culture. The simple language and guidelines provide excellent introduction to theory and practices of the regional cooking procedures in Indian states.

The book serves a platter of history of spices, their origin, the religious and medicinal impact of these spices, different cooking utensils and their usage, various methods of cooking and many finger-licking recipes. The text discusses the traditional and special delights of the four broad regions—East, West, North and South. The staple food and their occasion-oriented backdrop dominate all the descriptions. The recipes are simple, tested and standardized so that they can be easily adaptable by the students and professionals of college and food service organizations.

Intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of hotel management, this textbook will also be useful for the hoteliers and budding professional chefs.

KEY FEATURES :

The book covers :

Staple diet of the people of different religions, cultures and customs

Varied usage of spices and composite masalas

Different types of gravies used

Innumerable dishes and their preparations

Various domestic tips for kitchen management

Guidelines on keeping the kitchen fresh and free of odours

Complete Indian cuisine integrated in one compendium

  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Different Aspects of Indian Cuisine
12
Past and Present
20
Gas Fuel
23
Indian Gravies
41
NORTH INDIAN SCHOOL
55
Ladakh
73
Uttar Pradesh
86
Sikkim
160
WEST INDIAN SCHOOL
179
Rajasthan
193
Madhya Pradesh
204
Goa
225
SOUTH INDIAN SCHOOL
231
Tamil Nadu
246
Karnataka
256

Uttarakhand
118
EAST INDIAN SCHOOL
131
Orissa
151
Kerala
268
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About the author (2010)

KRISHNA GOPAL DUBEY is Associate Professor and Head, Department of Food Production, Amrapali Institute of Hotel Management, Nainital. The author has over a decade of industrial experience in a chain of renowned hotels.

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