Julie Sahni's remarkable ability to make authentic Indian cooking accessible to American cooks continues to make her first book, Classic Indian Cooking, the definitive work of its kind. This is her long-awaited second book. To prepare it, Julie Sahni traveled extensively throughout the regions of her native India, to assemble a splendid second volume of Indian culinary delights. Whereas her first book explored the riches of Moghul cuisine, this totally new collection systematically reveals the never-before-described treasures of India's vegetarian and grain cooking. The book begins with a simple explanation of the ingredients and techniques characteristic of this cuisine. For the first time anywhere, Julie describes every classical blend of curry in the Indian tradition, with accompanying recipes on how to use them. From this book alone you will become master both of India's wonderful curries and of the many new varieties you will now know how to create for yourself. In addition to a thorough going mastery of cooking with curry, this book provides a complete experience of India's incredibly varied vegetarian and grain dishes. Try the heavenly spread of yogurt cheese flavored, with fresh herbs, a favorite of the Gujarati Jains. Be adventurous: make Steamed Rice and Bean Dumplings in Spicy Lentil and Radish Sauce, traditionally served as tiffin one of the great classics of Indian vegetarian cooking.Vegetarians, the super health-conscious, and meat eaters who want to vary their menu with exciting new dishes, all will want to sample the vegetarian masterpiecesvirtual one-dish feasts-that are the very heart of this book: Malabar Coconut and Yogurt-Braised Vegetables; Hearty Blue Mountain Cabbage and Tomato Stew; Baked Zucchini Stuffed with Vegetarian Keema and BuIgur; Madras Fiery Eggplant, Lentil, and Chili Stew; and so many many others. To accompany these dishes, Julie provides an abundance of chutneys, pickles, breads, rice dishes, dals, vegetable side dishes, yogurt salads, and volcanically hot condiments. Any time of the day you can snack or nibble on tasty foods that will contribute to your health but not your waistline: refreshing chats (salads without oil), a succulent array of fritters, kaftas, and kababs all ingeniously created from fresh vegetables, and a wide selection of crunchy savories from plantain chips to the irresistible giant papad (lentil wafer). Your sweet tooth is not neglected by India's vegetarian and grain cooking. Lotus Seed Pudding, kulfi (India's delicious ice cream), coconut dumplings, and Quick Glazed Carrot Halwa are only the beginning of the unbelievable assortment of desserts and sweets Julie Sahni's Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking makes available to you. Plus divine recipes for lassi (yogurt drink), refreshing teas, and classic South Indian coffee.This invaluable and instructive book places India's ancient tradition of delicious vegetarian and grain dishes directly into your hands.
This Book Is Not Merely A Collection Of Recipes, But An Attempt To Encourage People To Cook-And Cook With Confidence. It Is An Assortment Of Delectable Dishes That Good Food Lovers And Connoisseurs Of Indian Cusine Would Relish
Presents a collection of Indian vegetarian recipes from the award-winning chef, with options for soups, dals, grains, eggs and dairy, chutneys, and desserts, and a separate section on ingredients. --Publisher's description.
Quick Flavorful Plant-Based Dishes Made Easy Manali Singh, founder of the popular blog Cook with Manali, shares her secrets to making your favorite traditional Indian dishes faster and healthier in your Instant Pot® or other multifunction cooker. And the majority of her wonderfully spiced recipes are also vegan— or can be easily made vegan—so it’s perfect for specific diets or anyone who wants to include more plant-based meals in the weekly rotation. Enjoy classics like Matar Paneer and Chana Masala, as well as traditional street foods like Pav Bhaji, a medley of spicy mashed veggies eaten with dinner rolls, and Vegetarian Momos—healthy dumplings steamed to perfection. And don’t forget dessert! Indulge in Chai Crème Brulee or Kalakand, spiced Indian milk fudge. Whether you’re new to the Instant Pot® or it’s a staple in your kitchen, Manali’s 75 recipes will show you how to easily prepare and enjoy authentic favors of Indian cuisine in your own kitchen.
Explore traditional Indian cooking using vegan ingredients with this volume of simple yet unforgettable recipes by the author of Indian Slow Cooker. Cookbook author Anupy Singla shares the secret to preparing classic Indian dishes without using animal products. Vegan Indian Cooking features 140 recipes that use vegan alternatives to rich cream, butter, and meat. The result is a terrific addition to the culinary resources of any cook interested in either vegan or Indian cuisine. Singla—a mother of two, Indian emigre, and former TV news journalist—has a passion for easy, authentic Indian food. She shares recipes handed down from her mother as well as many she developed herself—including fusion recipes that pull together diverse traditions from across the Indian subcontinent. After launching her Indian As Apple Pie line of spices, Singla builds on her culinary expertise with flavorful recipes that make vegan Indian cooking accessible to even the most hurried home chef.
Cooking Along the Ganges gathers hundreds of recipes that featured on the menu of the renowned Ganges Restaurant in San Francisco. Including a combination of both authentic North Western (Gujarati) and other, regional-Indian recipes, the book offers a unique panorama of the extremely diverse, Indian tradition of vegetarian cooking. For both the novice cook and the expert chef, Cooking Along the Ganges will serve as a detailed guide that will both demystify the intricacies of Indian cookery and illuminate the health-conscious, flavorful recipes for which the Ganges Restaurant is famous. “All Indian food is not hot; rather it is the variety of spices, and how and when they are added that makes Indian food distinctive.” -Malvi Doshi …Malvi, with her generosity of spirit, is as wonderful a teacher as she is a cook. She presents her recipes in clear, accessible language that allows both the novice and the accomplished cook to achieve authentic flavors again and again. -Michele Anna Jordan, from the Foreword to Cooking Along the Ganges Reviews for the Ganges Restaurant: …Hindu vegetarians ascribe important healing properties to certain foods… Too complex for me, I ignored therapeutics at the Ganges and concentrated on the pure pleasure of eating. Malvi Doshi, it turned out, is a genius. -Sharon Silva, San Francisco Focus Magazine I’d been enjoying Indian food for more than 30 years, but in this unheralded restaurant on a dark, cold street I tasted dishes I’d only read about. -Jim Wood, on the Ganges Restaurant, San Francisco Examiner Image Magazine. Cover illustration c2002 Arun Kamat Cover design by Rodwin Pabello (www.rodwin.com)
This book contains appetising recipes collected from all over India. They reflect a traditional view in which each daily act - including preparation, cooking and eating - forms a part of the divine gift of life. The creative use of foods and spices, and the variety of vegetable cooking techniques, allow the enthusiast to choose a delightful and well balanced menu for every day of the year.
“A remarkably skillful job of bringing authentic Indian flavors to the American kitchen.”—David Rosegarten, author of The Dean & Deluca Cookbook and host of Taste (TV Food Network) Recipes include: • Cucumber Pirogue • Spicy Potato Soup • Fruit Salad with Yogurt Cheese Dressing • Sautéed Eggplant and Bell Pepper Curry • Spinach with Homemade Cheese (Saag Paneer) • Mixed Vegetable Korma (Navarathna Korma) •Rice Pilaf with Cashews, Black Pepper, and Coconut • Vegetable Biryani • Basic Toovar Dal • Spicy Black-eyed Pea Curry • Chapatis (Whole Wheat Flat Breads) • Parathas (Whole Wheat Flaky Griddle Breads) • Aloo Parathas (Potato-stuffed Breads) • Masala Dosa • Rava Idli • Minty Yogurt Drink • Sweet Vermicelli Pudding • Almond Milk Fudge and more! “Vasantha Prasad’s book is a must-read for anyone who loves healthy Indian vegetarian fare. Her recipes are wonderful and use all five of the senses!”—Nina Griscom, co-host of Dining Around (TV Food Network)
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF EAST AND MADE IN INDIA ________________________________ Guardian columnist Meera Sodha reveals a whole new side of Indian food that's fresh, delicious, meat-free and quick to make at home. This is a book all about vegetables, but whether you call it a vegetarian cookbook is up to you. There are familiar and classic Indian recipes like dals, curries and pickles, alongside less familiar ones that use seasonal British ingredients. Discover everyday recipes using easy to find ingredients, delicious showstoppers and luscious puddings including: - MUSHROOM AND WALNUT SAMOSAS - OVEN-BAKED ONION BHAJIS - STICKY MANGO PANEER SKEWERS - SALTED PEANUT AND JAGGERY KULFI Use the additional contents to find First-Timer Recipes, 30-Minute Midweek Meals or Freezer and Store-Cupboard Cooking and follow the seasons with dishes that use ingredients in their prime. All vegetable-based, all flavour-full, these recipes will be loved by vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. ________________________________ 'The tastiest, liveliest, spice-infused fare this side of the Sabamarti river' Guardian 'Terrific, flaunting how rich and resourceful vegetarian cooking can be' Sunday Times
This title helps you discover the fabulous wealth of India's aromatic and exciting meat-free recipes, ranging from world-renowned classics such as Onion Bhajiyas, Vegetable Pilau and Samosas to less well-known treats such as Wild Fig Kebabs and Duck Eggs with Cauliflower. It is an evocative introduction examines the impact of geography, climate, history, religion and festivities on Indian vegetarian cuisine, and how these influences have helped to create such deliciously diverse dishes. It features a comprehensive visual guide to Indian ingredients and equipment, and detailed instructions for essential preparation and cooking techniques. With over 950 stunning photographs to inspire and guide, each easy-to-follow recipe is shown step by step. Drawing upon the very best vegetarian food from around the country, this book presents a mouthwatering array of dishes such as Red Split Lentils with Mustard and Cumin, Roasted Tomato Chutney and Salty Yogurt Drink. Beginning with an overview of the geography, history and climate, the introduction goes on to explore regional cooking and celebrations, and provides an expert guide to ingredients, utensils and cooking techniques. Packed with 150 delicious recipes, as well as cook's tips, variations and nutritional analysis, this inspirational volume is essential reading for anyone who wants to explore the exciting world of Indian vegetarian food.
With step-by-step photographs for over 100 classic and contemporary vegetarian recipes, this book makes cooking absolutely easy. Whether whisking yoghurt to the correct consistency or kneading dough for bread, with these photographs you can check if you are achieving the right result at each stage. Apart from the recipes, the book provides much more. It includes information on spices, vegetables and kitchen tools; useful, handy tips, accompany each recipe; and a section dedicated to cooking processes helps the novice learn while the experienced cook refreshes her memory.
Are you looking for an Indian cookbook with 280 easy classic and vegetarian recipes?In this 4 books in 1 edition by Maki Blanc and Emma Yang, you will learn how to make at home classic Indian recipes. In the first book, Indian Cookbook, Maki Blanc will guide you towards a world of authentic Indian recipes that can be easily cooked in your kitchen. Oh Indian food! If badly cooked, extremely spicy meat based dishes. If prepared with love and care, delicious textures and amazing flavors. With over one billion people, the Indian cuisine is based on staple food such rice and grain, but the depth of flavors and aromas is amazing. From north to south different recipes can be found, influenced by several factors such as religion, territory and traditions. The biggest influences have been related to the colonial period with British and Portuguese exchanges that imported new vegetables and habits. Cooking at home traditional Indian food is quite easy and the ingredients can be found at the local supermarket. From Samosa to Tandoori chicken, from Tikka Massala chicken to the most amazing curry, the Indian cuisine is intense and delicious. In Indian Cookbook by Maki Blanc you will learn: How to cook Indian food at home 70 easy recipes for traditional Indian food Authentic easy to follow recipes for the most iconic Indian dishes If you love Indian food and you want to learn how to cook it for friends and family, this cookbook is for you. In the second book, Indian Cookbook by Emma Yang, you will learn how to cook at home traditional and modern Indian food. When it happens to eat Indian food dining out, the experience is often polarized. Often you are going to face a very spicy series of meat-based dishes, in which the chili overcomes all the other flavors. Other times, the ones that will be remembered, you embrace a deep and full experience made of tasty and balanced dishes, spiced but flavorful combination of rice and meat, fish and soups. In Indian Cookbook by Emma Yang you will learn: 70 recipes for preparing traditional Indian food at home How to cook real Indian dishes at home Easy to follow recipes for surprising friend and family If you love India and you want to get closer to the Indian culture with food, this cookbook is for you! In the third book, Vegetarian Indian Cookbook by Maki Blanc, you will find 70 recipes for tasty and spicy vegetarian Indian recipes! The classic Indian cuisine relies on rice and sauce that, although often are companions for stewed meat or fish, can work perfectly also with crunch or steamed vegetables, that surely are common on Indian tables. In Vegetarian Indian Cookbook by Maki Blanc you will learn: How to cook at home vegetarian Indian dishes 70 recipes for easy Indian food 70 vegetarian classic Indian recipes In the second book, Vegetarian Indian Cookbook by Emma Yang, you will learn how to cook at home traditional and vegetarian only Indian food. Indian cuisine, as it happens for most of the Asian cooking traditions, is perfect to be slipped to the vegetarian side. First of all it means an ethical and healthy choice for whoever embraces this kind of lifestyle. Moreover, Asian food is perfect for vegetarian dishes due to a peculiar ingredients that is the key for every flavor: the spices. In Vegetarian Indian Cookbook by Emma Yang you will learn: 70 recipes for preparing vegetarian Indian food at home How to cook real vegetarian Indian dishes at home Scroll up, click on buy it now and get your copy today!
Providing easy-to-follow techniques and detailed ingredient descriptions, a collection of more than 150 regional recipes includes options from every major tradition and features such dishes as Punjabi Kadai Chicken and Spiced Basmati Rice Pudding. 20,000 first printing.
The book is a longstanding attempt to publish a traditional introduction to South Indian orthodox vegetarian cooking. The book has its basis from rather mundane to indifferent experience of Indian vegetarian cuisine in different hotels across the globe. In an effort to address the needs of different types of interested audience, she decided to include from the very basics such as choosing the vegetables, gadgets and utensils, what groceries to buy and the method of preparing them at home for a small family. The book has been written in almost a text book style with different sections covering various aspects of South Indian cooking. Section 1 provides an overview of the South Indian vegetarian cooking. Section 2 covers the methods and choice for getting the right ingredients ranging from the typical vegetables, where to get them and the unique utensils that will be of help. It also discusses the safety tips while cooking. Sections 3 and 4 outline different methods of cooking rice and lentils using a simple pan or using pressure / rice cookers. Section 5 discusses the common procedures and steps that are applicable to a number of recipes. The reader is urged to devote special attention to all sections from 1 through 5 to get a complete overview to get the best results. Sections 6 through 16 cover different main courses and section 17 through 20 discuss about snacks, crisps and pickles. Overall, the author hopes that this book will book an entirely different style and a more traditional introduction of South Indian Vegetarian cuisine to the Vegetarian enthusiasts. Please send your comments, feedback, criticisms and suggestions to [email protected] and they are invaluable in further attempts to improve this book.
Vegetarian cookery, once associated with the East, is now a firmly established part of our Western culture and eating habits. As meat-free cooking has grown in popularity and sophistication, we have borrowed a whole range of techniques and ideas from various cultures, creating an exciting new tradition of globally influenced vegetarian cuisine. Rather than approaching vegetarianism from a dry, didactic standpoint, this major new book takes as its starting point the principle that vegetarian cooking is one of the most inter-resting, dynamic areas in food today and provides a collection of the very best recipes the world's various cuisines have to offer. Chapter to chapter the book focuses on different ingredients, from vegetables and grains to pulses and dairy products, providing fascinating inform-ation about less familiar ingredients, such as wild rice or the many new kinds of salad leaves available. Over 500 recipes draw on the whole world for their inspiration, from Thailand to Tunisia, from the Mediterranean to Mexico. Throughout Madhur Jaffrey's renowned talent for informing and inspiring her audience is apparent, and her own personal anecdotes and stories set the recipes in context. The COMPLETE VEGETARIAN COOKBOOK will be a milestone in modern cuisine and is a book which is set to be on kitchen shelves for many, many years to come