Following on from her bestselling Made in India, Meera Sodha reveals a whole new side of Indian food that is fresh, delicious and quick to make at home. These vegetable-based recipes are proper feel good food, and full of flavour.
Here are surprising recipes for every day made using easy to find ingredients: mushroom and walnut samosas, oven-baked onion bhajis and beetroot and paneer kebabs. There are familiar and classic Indian recipes like dals, curries and pickles, alongside less familiar ones using fresh seasonal British ingredients, like Brussels sprout thoran, Gardeners’ Question Time pilau and green beans with cashew nuts and coconut.
And then there are showstoppers such as daily dosas with coconut potatoes, roasted cauliflower korma, sticky mango paneer skewers, wild mushroom upma and lime pickle rice with roast squash and red onion.
To finish, there’s a chapter of luscious puddings like salted peanut and jaggery kulfi alongside carrot halwa and pistachio cake.
Whether you are vegetarian, want to eat more vegetables or just want to make great, modern Indian food, this is the book for you.
Made in India
The best Indian food is cooked (and eaten) at home.
Real Indian food is fresh, simple and packed with flavour and in this book, Meera Sodha introduces Britain to the food she grew up eating here every day. Unlike the stuff you get at your local curry house, her food is fresh, vibrant and surprisingly quick and easy to make.
In this collection, Meera serves up a feast of over 130 delicious recipes collected from three generations of her family: there’s everything from hot chappatis to street food, fragrant curries, to colourful side dishes and mouth-watering puddings. MADE IN INDIA will change the way you cook, eat, and think about Indian food, forever.
PRAISE FOR MADE IN INDIA
This book is full of real charm, personality, love and garlic. Bring on the 100 clove curry! Not to mention fire-smoked aubergines, chicken livers in cumin butter masala and beetroot and feta samosas. There’s so much to be inspired by. – YOTAM OTTOLENGHI