Fresh India

Fresh India : 130 Quick, Easy and Delicious Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day

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'An unbridled joy' Nigel Slater

WINNER OF THE OBSERVER FOOD MONTHLY'S BEST NEW COOKBOOK AWARD 2017
FROM THE FORTNUM & MASON COOKERY WRITER OF THE YEAR 2018

Meera Sodha reveals a whole new side of Indian food that is fresh, delicious and quick to make at home. These vegetable-based recipes offer up a treasure trove of flavours, making the perfect gift for both vegetarians and meat-eaters

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.

'The tastiest, liveliest, spice-infused fare this side of the Sabamarti river' Guardian

'Terrific, flaunting how rich and resourceful vegetarian cooking can be' Sunday Times
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 195 x 252 x 25mm | 1,140g
  • Fig Tree
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241200423
  • 9780241200421
  • 235

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An unbridled joy Nigel Slater
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A sublimely designed book that is tidily stocked with oft-times wondrous vegetable-based recipes, emboldened with flavors * Forbes * Sodha seeks to redefine Indian food, avoiding rich dishes 'swimming in brown sauce' and opting for the way her family has cooked for generations: fresh, vibrant, seasonal * The New York Times * Full of delectable, mouth-watering dishes . . . we guarantee you'll be devouring the entire book in no time. * Stylist * Colourful and joyous . . . a collection of recipes harvested from her Gujarati-British family and drawing on the rich vegetarian tradition of India. * Felicity Cloake, Guardian * A broad range of beautifully-presented veggie dishes . . . Just splendid. * Waterstones * Terrific, flaunting how rich and resourceful vegetarian cooking can be * Sunday Times * One of our most-used family cookbooks . . . as easy to love as it is to use * Daily Mail * Sodha's second book confirmed what we sensed from the first: her's is the tastiest, liveliest, spice-infused fare this side of the Sabamarti river. Extra points for the vegetarian focus. * Guardian * Such a wonderful book * Nigella Lawson * An unbridled joy * Nigel Slater *
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About Meera Sodha

Meera Sodha is the author of Made In India, which was a top ten bestseller and was shortlisted for the 2014 Andre Simon Awards and the 2015 Guild of Food Writers Jeremy Round Award for Best First Cookbook. When not travelling round India, collecting recipes, Meera Sodha chefs, writes and lives in London.
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