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Dakshin : Vegetarian Cuisine from South India

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"Dakshin" in an ancient Sanskrit word meaning "south." It symbolizes what this Indian cookbook is all about - the best and most delicious of South Indian vegetarian cuisine. Filled with tempting recipes and beautiful photographs, Dakshin: Vegetarian Cooking from South India presents the finest cooking from the region. Drawn from the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh, and the union territory of Pondicherry, the recipes in this vegetarian cookbook bring traditional South Indian cooking within the reach of any cook in any kitchen. From sambars and rasams, to cooling desserts and sweet treats, Dakshin takes you through the elements of South Indian meals, including chutneys and pickles, rice dishes, pakoras, payasams, poriyals, kootus, bondas, and vadais. With its use of fresh produce and a healthy and balanced approach to eating, Dakshin is an ideal Indian cookbook for today's lifestyle - for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike - and the perfect introduction to South Indian Cuisine.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 204 x 220 x 12mm | 498.95g
  • Periplus Editions (Hong Kong) Ltd
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 140 recipes; over 90 color photos
  • 9625935274
  • 9789625935270
  • 34,388

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Over 130 mouth-watering recipes from one of South India's leading culinary writers100 beautiful full-color recipe photographsSuggested menus, in traditional combinations, for complete and authentic South Indian mealsGlossary of terms and ingredients for people unfamiliar with Indian cuisineshow more

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"Dakshin" is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning "south". It symbolizes what this cookbook is all about -- the best and most delicious of South Indian vegetarian cuisine. Filled with tempting recipes and evocative photographs, Dakshin: Vegetarian Cuisine from South India presents the finest cooking from this region.Drawn from the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh, and the union territory of Pondicherry, the recipes in this book bring traditional South Indian cuisine within the reach of any cook in any kitchen.From sambars and rasams, to cooling desserts and sweet treats, Dakshin takes you through the elements of South Indian meals, including chutneys and pickles, rice dishes, pakoras, payasams, poriyals, kootus, bondas, and vadais.With its use of fresh produce and a healthy and balanced approach to eating, Dakshin is an ideal cookbook for today's lifestyle -- for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike -- and the perfect introduction to South Indian cuisine.show more

About Chandra Padmanabhan

Chandra Padmanabhan, a resident of Madras, India, was born in bombay and educated in New Dehli and Calcutta. She is the cooking columnist for the Indian newspaper, Madras Musings.show more

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