An Invitation to Indian Cooking

An Invitation to Indian Cooking

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Carefully worked out for American cooks in American kitchens, Madhur Jaffrey's classic An Invitation to Indian Cooking demonstrates how varied, irresistible, and inexpensive Indian cooking can be and how easily you can prepare authentic dishes at home. There is no other book on Indian cooking as persuasive as this invitation from award-winning cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey. Focusing on the flavorful cooking of her native Delhi, Jaffrey offers more than 165 easy-to-follow recipes, with detailed instructions designed for those who have never cooked Indian cuisine. Learn how to make common Indian foods such as Samosas, Fried Eggplant, Naan, and Tandoori Chicken, as well as the more adventurous Tomato Tamarind Chutney, Stuffed Whole Okra, and Lamb Korma with Almonds. Eleven chapters provide recipes for Soups and Appetizers; Meats; Chicken, Other Birds, and Eggs; Fish and Shellfish; Summer Cooking and Barbequed Foods; Vegetables; Rice; Dals; Chutneys, Pickles, and Other Relishes; Breads; and Desserts. With a helpful introduction and beautiful decorative drawings by Jaffrey, An Invitation to Indian Cooking also includes sample menus for meat-eaters and vegetarians, notes on flavorings and utensils, a glossary of Indian cooking terms, and a list of sources for purchasing special ingredients. Whether you already love Indian food or are looking for something new to try, learn from the best; let Madhur Jaffrey take you on a culinary journey you will never forget.
Publisher: New York : Ecco Press, 1999, c1973.
Edition: First Ecco edition
ISBN: 9780880016643
0880016647
Branch Call Number: 641.5954 JAFFREY
Characteristics: 285, 15 pages ; 24 cm.

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IrishMoon
Jun 24, 2017

Lots of good recipes, complete with background information and descriptions. My only negative critique is that I find it annoying when publishers don't keep all the ingredient measurements of a recipe on the same page, which happened over, and over, and over again in this cookbook.

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