Complete Indian Cooking: 325 Deliciously Authentic Recipes for the Adventurous Cook

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Anness Publishing, Mar 6, 2010 - Cooking - 511 pages
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This is the ulurnate guide lo successful Indian cooking with a superb range of classic, modern and regional dishes for every occasion.

An accessible introduction helps the beginner to learn principles such as mixing curry pastes and preparing perfect basmati rice, and it offers guidance on equipping a kitchen to cope with a variety of cooking methods.

Choose from 325 exciting and original recipes, including deficious appetizers, main course curries, spicy side dishes and light, soothing desserts. Enjoy crisp, fried eggplant followed by a deliciously crealny Goan fish casserole, or a hearty leg of lamb roasted Mughtai-style, with karahi spiced potatoes on the side, Lentil dhal with roasted garlic and whole spices is just one of the many delicious vegetarian options, while a section on quick and easy Balti dishes will bring fire and spice to any mealtime. This versatile collection also includes tips on preparing condiments such as pickles, as well as breads and many excellent low fat recipes. There is also a breakdown of the nutritional content of every dish.

Accompanied by step-by-step instructions and more than 1,800 clear color photographs, all recipes are easy to follow and will enable cooks of every means to master exciting Indian cooking in no time at all.

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Really nice recipes, this has been a staple cookbook in my mum's home for many years. Finally found a copy for myself. Pictures in book are obviously dated, as the presentation of the food can be very kitsch... but the food is superb! Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Mridula Baljekar, formerly cooking editor of Indian and Oriental Food and Drink Magazine, contributes regularly to magazines and newspapers in the U.K. Australia and India. She also appears at many trade and consumer food shows.
Rafi Fernandez is an accomplished cook and a prolific author of books covering regional and vegetarian recipes from her native India. She appears at cooking demoristrations, and runs two shops, Rafi's Spice Box, based in Sudbury and York, U.K.
Shehzad Husain is consultant to Marks and Spence pit on their range of Indian foods. She is also the author of several books on Indian cooking and has contribute to popular magazines, including Taste and Family Circle.
Manisha Kanani is a Freelance home economist hotals Written regularly for Family Circle and has worked on food demonstrations for the BBC's Good Food Strow.

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