Foolproof Indian Cooking: Step by Step to Everyone's Favorite Indian Recipes

Foolproof Indian Cooking: Step by Step to Everyone's Favorite Indian Recipes


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In Foolproof Indian Cooking, Madhur Jaffrey reveals how easy it is to bring the flavors of India to your home. With 40 recipes featuring step-by-step instructions and clear, color photographs, now even beginners can cook a wide range of authentic Indian food. Add some spice to your everyday home cooking with the easy-to-prepare Goan shrimp curry and Tarka dal. Or try your hand at popular favorites like Chicken tikka masala, Rogan josh and Lamb Madras. There are also more exotic dishes suitable for entertaining, such as Creamy chicken korma with almonds, Shrimp in a butter-tomato sauce and Moghlai spinach with browned shallots. The tried-and-tested recipes include delicious soups and starters, classic curries with fish, meat, poultry and eggs, and tasty vegetables and accompaniments. With an inspiring range of menu suggestions and a guide to essential Indian ingredients, Madhur's foolproof instructions will guarantee excellent results every time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781553662587
Publisher: Stewart House Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/15/2002
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.18(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Madhur Jaffrey is a well-known and internationally respected writer on Indian, Far Eastern, and vegetarian cuisine, and the author of several cookbooks. She has hosted a cooking series on BBC television, and is an award-winning actress, having appeared both in film and on stage. She lives in New York.

Table of Contents

Ingredients and Equipment8
Soups and Starters24
Summery yoghurt soup26
Easy mulligatawny soup28
Spinach and okra soup30
Fried poppadums32
Spicy cashews34
Potato bhajias36
Chicken tikka with tomato38
Easy kebabs40
Fish and Shellfish42
Grilled or bhuna fish steaks44
Madras fish curry46
Fish in a green sauce50
Squid in a spicy spinach sauce52
Shrimp in a butter-tomato sauce54
Stir-fired shrimp with mustard seeds, garlic and mint56
Goan shrimp curry58
Goan clams (or mussels)60
Eggs, Poultry and Meat62
'Indian-style' scrambled eggs64
Hard-boiled eggs in a rich Moghlai sauce66
Tandoori-style chicken68
Chicken tikka masala70
Creamy chicken korma with almonds72
Minced lamb with peas74
Moghlai lamb korma with sultanas76
Lamb or beef jhal fraizi78
Rogan josh80
Lamb, pork or beef Madras82
Vegetables and Accompaniments84
Tarka dal86
Green lentils with lemon slices88
Stir-fried cauliflower with green chillies90
Mushroom and pea curry92
Potatoes with cumin94
Moghlai spinach with browned shallots96
Plain basmati rice98
Vegetable pullao100
Yoghurt raita with cucumber and mint102
Fresh green chutney104
Tomato and onion cachumbar106
Flaky flatbreads with cumin seeds (parathas)108
Deep-fried puffed breads (pooris)112
Mango lassi116

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