Cooking the Indian Way

Cooking the Indian Way

by Vijay Madavan


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Completely revised and updated, Cooking the Indian Way serves up tantalizing recipes for fresh coriander chutney, pumpkin curry, garam masala, and more. Seasoned liberally with vibrant, color photographs and easy, step-by-step directions, many of the recipes are low in fat and call for ingredients you may already have at home. Also included are new vegetarian recipes, complete menu suggestions, and an expanded cultural section highlighting the Indian people and their country, holidays, festivals -- and, of course, their food. This book will show you how to treat yourself, your family, and your friends to delicious, authentic Indian meals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822505341
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Series: Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks Series
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 7.28(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.22(d)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

The People of India8
Indian Food's Varied Traditions9
Spices: India's Treasures10
Holidays and Festivals12
Before You Begin17
The Careful Cook18
Cooking Utensils19
Cooking Terms19
Special Ingredients20
Healthy and Low-Fat Cooking Tips22
Metric Conversions Chart23
An Indian Table25
An Indian Menu26
Snacks and Beverages29
Stuffed Pastries30
Potatoes and Peas32
Spiced Ground Meat33
Garam Masala35
Spiced Tea and Lassi36
Meat and Fish39
Ground Lamb Kebabs40
Yogurt Chicken41
Spicy Fried Fish42
Vegetarian Dishes45
Pumpkin Curry46
Curried Chickpeas48
Lentils with Garlic and Onion50
Carrots with Grated Coconut51
Unleavened Whole Wheat Bread54
Spiced Rice56
Banana Yogurt58
Cucumber Yogurts59
Fresh Coriander Chutney60
Apple Chutney61
Holiday and Festival Food63
Indian Toffee64
Sweetened Rice65
Stuffed Sweet Bread66
Nutty Milk Shake68
Vermicelli Pudding69

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Cooking the Indian Way 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
VaterOlsen on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Based on my brief experiences in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the cultural information in this book is quite accurate. I only tested the masala chai recipe. It was great!