Author(s): Anjula Devi
As every good Indian cook knows, real Indian food is always made at home, in which the combination of spices and ingredients are closely guarded secrets. In this book, chef Anjula Devi reveals over 100 secret family recipes that are not just delicious but healthy and wholesome too. Using only the freshest ingredients, ranging from slow cooked Lamb Dhansak to quick stir-fried Asparagus with Coconut, from breakfast through to supper, each dish is clearly explained and easy to follow. Whether you're an expert or a novice at cooking Indian food, the results will be mouthwatering and good for you.
'Anjula's food is like no other. With her effortless charm and encyclopaedic knowledge of her craft, she's set to blaze a trail is a new domestic goddess.' The Daily Mail
Born and brought up in Southall in the early 1970s, by the age of ten, Anjula Devi was grinding and blending spices to perfection, taught by her father who was a brilliant and inspirational cook. Using fresh ingredients from their back garden and from the market, they invented dishes that drew in all of their neighbours. Anjula has made Indian food her career, passing on the wealth of knowledge accumulated with her father. She has founded her own cooking school, demonstrates at BBC Good Food Shows, has been appointed Brand Ambassador for the world's largest Indian food company TRS Foods and created her own brand - 'Route 207'. The brand is named after the London bus journey which Anjula and her father used to make to buy spices, vegetables and fresh fish.
Introduction - The Anjula Story / The Spice Cupboard / Breakfasts, Starters and Side Dishes / Quick and Salad Recipes / Meat / Fish / Vegetarian / Rice and Bread / Chutney and Pickle / Index / Glossary