A fully illustrated guide to preparing delicious Indian food, featuring 325 easy and original recipes inspired by this popular cuisine, this title offers expert advice on how to produce stunning results every time, using authentic ingredients and classic cooking methods. It features tempting dishes for every occasion, from light, crispy appetizers to meaty mains, vegetarian curries to seafood specialities; plus pickles, breads and sumptuous desserts. It includes over 1800 colour photographs that explain all the techniques in simple steps, and there are tips & variations for the versatile cook. This is the ultimate guide to successful Indian cooking, with a superb range of classic, modern and regional dishes for every occasion. Choose from the 325 original recipes, including appetizers, main course curries, side dishes and desserts. A section on quick and easy Balti dishes will bring fire and spice to any mealtime. This collection also includes tips on preparing condiments such as pickles, as well as breads and many low-fat recipes. There is also a nutritional breakdown of every dish. Accompanied by step-by-step instructions and over 1800 clear colour photographs, all recipes are easy to follow and will enable cooks of every means to master exciting Indian cookery in no time at all.
Mridula Baljekar is the best-selling author of many Indian cookbooks. Her first book The Complete Indian Cookbook sold more than 500,000 copies. After many years' of training and building her career, Mridula became the Cookery Editor of Indian and Oriental Food & Drink magazine. She contributes regularly to magazines and newspapers in the UK, Australia, the United States and her native India. In the 1990s Mridula hit the headlines as 'the cook who spiced up a superstore' when she stepped in as Tesco's Indian food consultant and revolutionised their ready meal range. She now runs Spice Route, a contemporary Indian restaurant, in Windsor, Berkshire, which has won several prestigious awards.