Dakshin: Vegetarian Cuisine from South India

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Tuttle Publishing, Sep 15, 1999 - Cooking - 176 pages
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Dakshin is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning "south." It symbolizes what this cookbook is all about—the best and most delicious of South Indian vegetarian cuisine. Filled with tempting recipes and evocative photographs, Dakshin also includes an extensive glossary of terms and ingredients for those new to Indian cuisine and a meal planning section. From sambars and rasams to cooling desserts and sweet treats, Dakshin takes you through the elements of South Indian meals, including:
  • Chutneys and Pickles
  • Rice dishes
  • Pakoras
  • Payasams
  • Poriyals
  • Kootus
  • Bondas
  • Vadais

With its use of fresh produce and a healthy, balanced approach to eating, Dakshin is an ideal cookbook for today's lifestyle.
  

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Review: Dakshin: Vegetarian Cuisine from South India

User Review  - Dorcas - Goodreads

I have several Indian cookbooks but this one is my favorite. The pictures are scrumptious and so far every recipe Ive tried (and Ive made quite a number)has met with success. 5 stars EASY! Read full review

Review: Dakshin: Vegetarian Cuisine from South India

User Review  - Dhiraj Sharma - Goodreads

The book explains in details the nuances of south indian cooking which even a novice should be able to follow. Other that the readily known Idli, Dosa and Vada the books also covers step by step ... Read full review

Contents

Chutney Powder Chutney Podi BO Vegetable Bajji 1O4 Peerkangai Tholi Tbuvaiyal 1 24
1
RASAMS 1
19
PORIYALS KOOTUS
31
SALADS
57
CE DISHES POWDERS
65
SNACKS
83
Idli
94
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About the author (1999)

Chandra Padmanabhan, a resident of Madras, India, was born in bombay and educated in New Dehli and Calcutta. She is the cooking columnist for the Indian newspaper, Madras Musings.

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