Easy Indian Cooking (Paperback)

By Suneeta Vaswanis

Robert Rose, 9780778800880, 192pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2004



Savory Indian recipes.

Indian cooking is exhilarating and exotic -- and now it's easier than ever. Although Indian dishes are richly flavored, they need not be complicated to create in an American kitchen. Easy Indian Cooking features 125 recipes that are easy for beginners and appeal to experienced home cooks. The authentic flavor of these easy-to-prepare recipes will delight and amaze.

Vaswani's repertoire of exciting and inspired recipes ranges from classic recipes from North and South India to favorites from her family and friends. Each one is adapted for North American home cooking.

Following the recipes in this book, any cook can create delicious dishes such as:

  • Masala Coated Baked Chicken
  • Pork Vindaloo
  • Curried Spinach and Cheese (Saag Panir)
  • Cardamon Scented Lamb
  • Basmati Rice Layered with Fragrant Chicken
  • Tandoori Shrimp

In keeping with traditional Indian cooking, Vaswani includes a significant number of vegetarian dishes. She also shares insightful cooking tips and her wealth of Indian cooking techniques. In addition, there are suggestions about where to find ingredients and spices and, if necessary, substitutions. Exploring the wonderful world of Indian cuisine has never been easier. Easy Indian Cooking is the perfect place to start.

About the Author

Suneeta Vaswani was born in Mumbai, India and moved to the U.S. in the late 1970s. Based in Houston, she has written for Bon Appetit and is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP).