Mango and Apple Soup, Black Pepper Chicken, Pan-Fried Garlic and Chilli Lamb, Potatoes and Cauliflower, Creamy Prawns, Tamarind Chutney, and much more--spicy, speedy, and easy Indian food to cook at home.
As girls, Sereena, Priya, and Alexa Kaul loved rushing home from school to watch their mother make delicious dahl, korma, and rogan josh with fresh spices brought from Kashmir. When they had families of their own they longed for a spice box like their mother's, full of all the spices needed to make the recipes they craved from their childhood. Now they have collected 100 family recipes that can easily made at home--just add ingredients from the local grocery store. Traditional cooks, creative cooks, and cooks with busy lifestyles will all enjoy making and creating these delicious recipes. There is a detailed section on how to identify and use fresh spices, and plenty of information about the medical and culinary uses of ginger, cardamom, turmeric, and more. Nearly all the dishes can be made in advance and frozen, so no more take-out—anyone can make their own fresh versions of this favorite cuisine with real Indian flavors and spices.
Sereena Kaul, Priya Kaul, and Alexa Kaul learned how to cook by watching their mother and their grandmother produce exquisite meals for huge family gatherings. Here they have simplified those dishes to suit their own smaller families and hectic lifestyles.