Simple Indian Cookery: Step by Step to Everyon's Favorite Indian Recipes

Simple Indian Cookery: Step by Step to Everyon's Favorite Indian Recipes


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In Simple Indian Cookery, Madhur Jaffrey reveals how easy it is to bring the flavors of India into your home. With 40 recipes, featuring step-by-step instructions and clear color photos, even novices can cook a wide range of authentic Indian fare. Add spice to your life with Goan Prawn Curry or Tarka Dal, or try popular favorites like Chicken Tikka Masala, Rogan Josh, or Lamb Madras. There are also more elaborate dishes, like Creamy Chicken Korma with Almonds, Prawns in a Butter and Tomato Sauce, and Moghlai Spinach with Shallots. These tried-and-tested recipes include savory 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 Jaffrey’s Simple Indian Cookery guarantees excellent results every time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780563521839
Publisher: B B C Worldwide Americas
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Madhur Jaffrey, winner of the James Beard Award, is a highly respected writer on Indian, Far Eastern, and vegetarian cuisine. She has written more than a dozen best-selling cookbooks, including Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian, and her articles have appeared in numerous magazines, including Food & Wine, Gourmet, Saveur, and The New Yorker. Jaffrey, a resident of New York City, has also presented several television series and appeared in more than 20 films.

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
Prawns in a butter-tomato sauce54
Stir-fried prawns with mustard seeds, garlic and mint56
Goan prawn 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
Stockists and suppliers127

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