Spices and Other Seasonings

* Spices and Other Seasonings
15-Spice Curry Powder
Basic Curry Powder
Bengali 5-Spices
Bombay Bread-Snack Masala
Chaat Masala
Chai Tea Masala
Chickpea Masala with Pomegranate Seeds
Dessert Masala
Fragrant Masala with Nuts
Garam Masala
Goan Curry Powder
Goan Vindaloo Powder
Gujarati Curry Powder with Coriander and Cumin
Gujarati Lentil Masala
Hyderabadi Garam Masala with Black Cumin Seeds
Indian Grilling Masala
Kashmiri Curry Powder with Fennel Seeds and Ginger
Kashmiri Garam Masala
Kashmiri Raita Masala
Marathi Curry Powder with Coconut and Sesame Seeds
Masala for Griddle-Fried Breads
Masala for Stuffed Griddle-Fried Breads
Meat Masala with Cumin and Peanuts
Minty Cumin-Water Masala
Mughlai Garam Masala with Nutmeg and Mace
New Delhi Street Food Masala
Parsi Garam Masala with Star Anise
Punjabi Raita and Buttermilk Masala
Roasted Chile Pepper and Red Peppercorn Masala
Roasted Cumin and Fenugreek Masala
Roasted Cumin-Pepper Masala
South Indian Chutney Powder
South Indian Coconut Chutney Powder
South Indian Curry Powder with Rice and Dal
South Indian Lentil Paste
South Indian Peanut Powder
South Indian Sambar Powder
South Indian Sesame Seed Powder
South Indian Soup Powder
Spicy Masala for Wok-Cooked Foods

Starters and Snacks

* Starters and Snacks
Baby Spinach Pakora Fritters
Basic Batter for Pakora Fritters
Basic Chicken Tikka Kabaabs
Basic Fish Tikka Kabaabs
Basic Grilled Lamb Tikka Kabaabs
Basic Mashed Potato Patties
Basic Stuffed Potato Patties
Bell Pepper Pakora Fritters with Ajwain Seeds
Black Chickpea Kabaabs
Bread Pakora Fritters Stuffed with Coconut Chutney
Cauliflower Pakora Fritters with Cilantro
Chile Chicken Tikka Marinade
Chopped Onion Pakora Fritters
Chutney-Marinated Broiled Paneer Cheese Kabaabs
Citrus Chicken Tikka Marinade
Coconut-Red Chili Croquettes with Mixed Beans
Cottage Cheese Pakora Fritters with Red Bell Peppers
Creamy Chicken Tikka Marinade
Crispy Flour Chips with Vegetables and Spicy Chutneys
Crispy Puffs with Potatoes and Spicy Yogurt
Crispy Puffs with Spicy Tamarind Water
Crispy Taro Chips with Asafoetida
Crumbled Paneer Cheese Pakora Fritters with Green Chutney
Curried Chicken or Lamb Turnovers
Deep-Fried Lamb Kabaab Patties
Falguni's Steamed Chickpea Flour Cakes
Filling for Potato Patties
Fish Pakora Fritters
Flattened Lamb Kabaab Skewers with Cardamom Seeds
Flattened Lamb Kabaab Skews with Nuts and Poppy Seeds
Flour Chips with Yogurt and Mango Powder Chutney
Fresh Fenugreek Pakora Fritters with Pomegranate Seeds
Fresh Green Bean Pakora Fritters with Ginger
Fresh Green Chutney Lamb Tikka Marinade
Garlic Chicken Tikka Marinade
Garlickly Eggplant Pakora Fritters
Green Split Pea Samosa Filling
Grilled Chicken Drumstick Kabaabs
Grilled Fish Tikka Marinade
Ground Meat Pakora Fritters
Gujarati Chickpea Flour Rolls
Gujarati Stuffed Chickpea Flour Rolls
Indian French Fries with Tomatoes
Instant Steamed Semolina Cakes with Yogurt
Kabaab and Tikka Finishing Glaze
Mama's Paneer Cheese Pakora Fritters
Marinated Chicken Pakora Fritters
Marinated Lamb Kabaabs
Mashed Batter-Fried Potato Balls
Meat Samosa Filling
Mint Chicken Tikka Marinade
Mixed Vegetable Pakora Fritters
Mung Bean Croquettes
Mung Bean Croquettes with Spinach
Mung Bean Puffed Pastries
Mushroom Turnovers with Curry Powder
Pan Fried Lamb Kabaabs
Pan-Cooked Chicken Liver Kabaabs
Pan-Roasted Egg-Stuffed Chicken Drumstick Kabaabs
Paneer Cheese Kabaabs with Pomegranate Seeds
Pastry Crackers with Black Pepper and Ajwain Seeds
Pastry Swirls with Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Potatoes
Pinched Lamb Kabaab with Fenugreek Leaves
Pinched Rice Flour Pakora Fritters with Papaya
Potato Filling
Potato Fritters with Chives
Potato and Cashew Patties
Potato and Tapioca Patties
Puff Pastry Rolls with Asparagus and Scallions
Puff Pastry Twists with Cumin and Ajwain Seeds
Puffed Rice with Onion, Potatoes, and Spicy Chutneys
Pumpkin Pakora Fritters with Bengali 5- Spices
Punjabi-Style Fermented Urad Bean Croquettes
Rice Croquettes with Cashews
Rice Flour and Cashew Pakora Fritters
Rosemary Lamb Tikka Marinade
Royal Lamb Tikka Marinade
Salt and Pepper Cashews
Savory Cereal Mixture with Nuts
Savory Pastry Diamonds
Sesame Fish Tikka Marinade
Shredded Cabbage Pakora Fritters with Yogurt
Shrimp Pakora Fritter
Silky Chicken Tikka Marinade
Silky Skewered Minced Chicken
Sindhi-Style Stuffed Triangular Pastries
Skewered Minced Lamb Kabaabs with Saffron
Skewered Minced Paneer Cheese Kabaabs
Skewered Paneer and Vegetable Kabaabs
Skewered Vegetable Kabaabs with Fresh Fenugreek Leaves
Sourdough Bread and Potato Ovals
South Indian Croquettes with Curry Leaves
Spicy 7-Layered Baked Pastries
Spicy Batter-Coated Fish Kabaabs
Spicy Batter-Fried Peanuts
Spicy Green Split Pea Pakora Fritters
Spicy Lentil Wafers
Spicy Mixed Nuts and Seeds
Spicy Mixed Vegetable Samosa Filling
Spicy Pressed Rice Flakes Mixture
Spicy Steamed Chickpea Zucchini Cake
Spicy Stuffed Croquettes
Sprouted Green Mung Bean Samosa Filling
Steamed Mung Bean Bites
Steamed Spicy Fermented Rice Cakes
Stuffed Lentil Wafer Rolls
Stuffed Napa Cabbage Roll Pakora Fritters
Stuffed Phyllo Baked Pastry Pouches
Stuffed Phyllo Triangles
Stuffed Potatoes with Spicy Shredded Chicken
Stuffed Tortilla Triangles
Thrice-Baked Potato Skins with Petite Peas
Tofu and Potato Patties
Traditional Chicken Pakora Fritters
Traditional Steamed Fermented Rice Cakes
Traditional Steamed Split Chickpea Cakes
Traditional Stuffed Triangular Pastries
Turmeric Lamb Tikka Marinade
Yellow Mung Bean and Spinach Samosa Filling

Yogurt Raitas and Pachadis

* Yogurt Raitas and Pachadis
Banana Raita
Basic Cucumber Pachadis
Beet and Scallion Raita
Chopped Salad with Yogurt
Creamy Tofu Raita with Fresh Greens
Crispy Urad Dal Croquettes in Yogurt
Crumbled Tofu and Mint Chutney Raita
Crushed Lemon Pickle Raita
Cucumber and Radish Raita
Dried Fruit Raita
Fresh Spinach Raita with Ginger-Lime Pickle
Frozen Spinach Raita
Garlicky Roasted Chinese Eggplant Raita
Ginger and Scallion Raita
Grilled Zucchini and Pearl Onion Raita
Ground Lamb Raita
Kashmiri Morel Mushroom Raita
Mandarin Orange Raita
Mango Chutney Raita
Mango Raita with Fresh Ginger
Mustard Seed Raita
Pan-Roasted Eggplant Raita with Sesame Seeds
Potato Raita with Puréed Greens
Potato Raita with Roasted Cumin and Black Peppercorns
Potato and Beet Raita
Puréed Watercress Raita
Raita with Chickpea Flour Pancakes
Raita with Crispy Chickpea Batter Drops
Roasted Bell Pepper Raita
Sautéed Spinach Raita
Shredded Chicken Raita
Simple Mung Beans Croquettes Raita
Simple Salt and Pepper Raita
Spicy Mung Bean Croquettes Raita with Sonth Chutney
Spicy Raita with Lamb's Quarters
Spicy Yogurt with Mango and Coconut
Sprouted Beans and Vegetable Raita
Summer Iced Raita
Tomato Raita with Fresh Mint Leaves
Tomato and Cucumber Pachadi with Asafoetida
Tomato, Cucumber and Onion Yogurt
Traditional Grilled Eggplant Raita
Traditional Raita with Softened Chickpea Batter Drops
Traditional Urad Dal Croquettes Raita
Yogurt with Fried Green Tomato Chutney
Yogurt with Green Papaya and Coconut
Yogurt with Mashed Potato and Fresh Cilantro
Yogurt with Pressed Rice Flakes
Yogurt with Pumpkin and Tamarind
Yogurt with Sautéed Ripe Banana
Yogurt with Sautéed Tomatoes and Coconut

Dried Beans, Lentils, and Peas

* Dried Beans, Lentils, and Peas
Basic South Indian Soupy Split Pigeon Peas
Black Beans in Traditional Curry Sauce
Black Chickpeas with Chickpea Masala
Black Chickpeas with Sizzlilng Ginger and Cumin Seeds
Black Urad Beans in a Slow Cooker
Black-Eyed Peas in Yogurt Curry
Canister Chickpeas (or Dried Yellow Peas)
Chickpeas in Traditional Curry Sauce
Chickpeas with Ginger, Garlic, and Chaat Masala
Chickpeas with Spinach and Potato Wedges
Chutney Chickpeas with Tamarind
Classic Kidney Bean Curry with Onions
Classic No-Onion Kidney Bean Curry
Crispy Split Pigeon Pea Cake
Curried Black-Eyed Peas
Dry-Cooked Green Split Peas
Dry-Cooked Red Lentils with Cumin Seeds
Falguni's Gujarati Split Pigeon Peas
Fresh Green Chickpeas with Lentil Nuggets
Garlicky Dried Green Peas Curry
Garlicky Yellow Mung Beans with Zucchini Wheels
Green Lentils with Sautéed Onion
Gujarati Green Mung Beans with Green Masala Paste
Hazram's Soupy Pigeon Peas
Kashmiri Fennel-Flavored Black Urad Beans with Yogurt
Kashmiri Small Red Beans
Madras-Style Pigeon Peas with Vegetables
Mustard-Roasted Adzuki Beans
Parsi Mixed Lentils, Beans, and Vegatables
Pickle-Flavored Chickpeas
Punjabi Black Urad Beans
Punjabi Dry-Cooked Yellow Mung Beans
Punjabi Green Mung Beans with Sizzling Ginger
Punjabi Red Beans with Mango Pickle Masala
Punjabi-Style Split Pigeon Peas
Rajasthani Mixed 5 Beans and Lentils
Red Lentils with Bengali 5-Spices
Roasted Green Lentils with Tomatoes
Roasted Yellow Mung Beans and Potatoes
Sindhi Dry-Cooked Yellow Mung Beans
Small White Beans with Indian Spices
Smoked Black Urad Beans
Soupy Split Pigeon Peas with Jaggery
Spicy Adzuki Beans
Spicy Chickpeas with Pomegranate Seeds
Spicy Dried Yellow Peas
Spicy Dry-Cooked Split Green Mung Beans
Spicy Mixed 5 Beans and Lentils
Spicy Soybeans in Yogurt Sauce
Spicy Split Black Urad Beans with Split Chickpeas
Spit Pigeon Peas with Coconut and Vegetables
Split Urad Beans and Yellow Split Chickpeas with Spinach
Stir-Fried Black Urad Beans
White Urad Beans with Fresh Lemon Juice
White Urad Beans with Roasted Fenugreek Leaves
Yellow Mung Beans with Fresh Curry Leaves
Yellow Mung Beans with Sautéed Onion and Ginger
Yellow Split Chickpeas with Spinach
Yellow Split Chikpeas with Opo Squash


* Rice
Basmati Pilaf with Caramelized Onions and Broccoli
Basmati Rice with Whole Spices
Basmati and Wild Rice Pilaf with Roasted Nuts
Boiled Basmati Rice
Brown Basmati Rice with Asafoetida
Coorgi Yogurt Rice
Corn, Peas, and Tomato Fried Rice
Cranberry Pilaf
Creamy Cracked Wheat with Mixed Lentils and Beans
Creamy Cracked Wheat, Rice, and Mung Beans
Creamy Rice and Mixed Vegetables with Spinach Ribbons
Creamy Rice and Split Mung Beans with Cumin Seeds
Garlic Shrimp Pilaf with Coconut Milk
Ginger-Mint Pilaf with Potatoes and Roasted Cumin Seeds
Goan Coconut Milk Pilaf
Grilled Bell Pepper Fried Rice
Hyderabadi Layered Rice with Cooked Chicken
Hyderabadi Layered Rice with Marinated Chicken
Hyderabadi Layered Rice with Mixed Vegetables
Kashmiri Mixed Vegetable Pilaf
Layered Rice with Eggplant and Coconut
Layered Rice with Fragrant Lamb Chops
Layered Rice with Fragrant Mixed Nuts and Saffron
Layered Rice with Lamb and Apricots
Lemon Rice
Long-Grain Rice with Roasted Peanuts
Madras-Style Spicy Eggplant Rice
Mixed Cauliflower Pilaf
Mixed Vegetable Pilaf
Moist Ground Lamb Pilaf
Morel Mushroom Pilaf with Pistachios and Silver Leaves
Pilaf-Style Rice and Yellow Mung Beans with Ginger
Pilaf-Style Tapioca Pearls
Potato, Coconut, and Yogurt Fried Rice
Pressed Rice Flakes with Peas and Potatoes
Pressed Rice Flakes with Tamarind
Punjabi Green Chickpea Pilaf
Quick Cilantro-Garlic Pilaf with Peas
Quick Soybean Pilaf
Roasted Fresh Fenugreek Leave Pilaf
Roasted Saffron Basmati Rice
Royal Fresh and Dried Fruit Pilaf
Savory Saffron and Almond Rice
Simple Cumin Basmati Rice
Simple Lamb Pilaf
South Indian Mustard and Asafoetida Pilaf
South Indian Sesame Rice
South Indian Tamarind Rice
Spicy Chicken Pilaf
Spicy North Indian Egg Curry
Spinach and Red Bell Pepper Pilaf
Steamed Basmati Rice (Absorption Method)
Steamed Basmati Rice with Dry-Roasted Spices
Steamed Green Basmati Rice
Steamed Turmeric and Red Peppercorn Basmati Rice
Stir-Fried Indian Vermicelli with Coconut and Vegetables
Stir-Fried Mushrooms and Red Chard Pilaf
Stir-Fried Spicy Semolina
Tangy South Indian Rice and Pigeon Peas
Tofu and Chickpea Pilaf
Yogurt and Cashew Rice

Hot and Cold Beverages

* Hot and Cold Beverages
Almond Chai Tea
Buttermilk Cooler
Chilled Milk with Almonds, Melon Seeds, and Saffron
Fennel and Black Cardamom Tea
Fire-Roasted Green Mango Cooler
Fresh Lime Soda with Berries
Fresh Mint Chai Tea
Green Cardamon Tea Latté
Hot Milk with Pistachios and Poppy Seeds
Ice-Blended Cold Coffee with Ice Cream
Kashmiri Spiced Green Tea
Mango Milkshake
Orange Pekoe Tea
Savory Carrot Cooler
Savory Yogurt Cooler
Simple Ice-Blended Almond Milk
Sparkling Savory Mint-Lime Cooler
Spiced Cold Coffee
Spicy Chai Tea
Spicy Fresh Lemonade
Spicy Pomegranate Juice
Spicy Tamarind Water with Mint and Roasted Cumin
Spicy Yogurt Cooler
Sweet Mango-Yogurt Cooler
Sweet Yogurt Cooler

Kitchen Basics

* Kitchen Basics
Almond and Poppy Seed Paste
Basic Cashew Paste
Basic Curry Paste with Onion
Basic Curry Paste without Onion
Basic Garlic Paste
Basic Ginger Paste
Basic Ginger and Green Chili Pepper Paste
Basic Ginger-Garlic Paste
Basic Onion Paste
Blanching Raw Nuts, Almonds
Blanching Raw Nuts, Pistachios
Boiled Onion Paste
Chile Pepper Paste
Coconut Milk
Crispy Chickpea Batter Drops
Crispy Fried Fresh Ginger
Crispy Fried Onions
Deep-frying, Indian Style
Dry-Roasting Spices, Nuts, and Flours
Fried Onion Paste
Goan Vindaloo Paste
Gujarati Green Paste
Homemade Yogurt
Hyderabadi Ginger-Garlic Paste
Indian Clarified Butter
Kerala Fried Onion Paste
Minty Green Curry Paste
Mughlai Curry Paste with Nuts
Paneer Cheese
Preparing Mangoes
Reconstituting Dried Wild Mushrooms
Roasted Garlic Paste
Roasting and Grilling Vegetables
Shelling a Coconut
Slivering Blanched Nuts
Spicy Yellow Curry Paste
Sprouting Beans and Seeds
Tamarind Paste
Yogurt Cheese


* Soups
Cabbage Soup with Vegetables
Carrot-Ginger Soup
Cashew Corn Soup in Chicken Broth
Chicken Soup with Chayote Squash
Chicken Soup with Cream-Style Corn and Green Chili Peppers
Chicken Soup with Ginger and Coconut Milk
Chickpea Soup with Chicken Broth
Chilled Chickpea Soup
Chilled Potato Soup
Chilled Roasted Vegetable Soup
Chunky South Indian Tomato Soup
Classic South Indian Ginger Soup
Creamy Almond-Poppy Seed Soup
Creamy Tomato Soup
Curried Green Pea Soup
Fast Black Bean Soup, Indian Style
Fragrant Yogurt Soup
Goan Caldo-Verde Soup with Cauliflower
Goan Shrimp Soup
Mulligatawny Soup
Mysore Coconut Soup
Puréed Mushroom Soup with Yogurt
Puréed Pumpkin Soup
Puréed Spinach Soup
Quick Black Chickpea Soup with Cumin Seeds
Quick Lentil, Barley and Vegetable Soup
Quick Puréed Root Vegetable Soup
Quick Sindhi Split Pigeon Pea Soup with Tamarind
South Indian Buttermilk Soup
South Indian Lemon Soup with Mung Beans
South Indian Tamarind Soup
Spicy Chicken Broth
Spicy Lamb Broth
Spicy Shrimp with Coconut Milk and Tomato
Spicy South Indian Vegetable Soup with Tamarind
Spinach Yogurt Soup
Tomato Soup with Fresh Curry Leaves
Tomato Soup with Sautéed Vegetables
Tomato Soup with Yellow Mung Beans
Traditional South Indian Split Pigeon Pea Soup
Vegetable Soup with Yogurt and Coconut
Vegetarian Broth
Yellow Mung Beans and Spinach Soup with Sizzling Cumin Oil
Yogurt Soup with Flame-Roasted Eggplant

Vegetables on the Side

* Vegetables of the Side
Asparagus with Purple Potatoes
Baby Yellow Patty Pan Squash with Chopped Tomatoes
Baked Bitter Melon with Baby Red Potatoes
Banana Squash with Spicy Lentil Nuggets
Bengali Hot Potatoes with Dry-Roasted Spices
Bitter Melon Rounds with Coconut
Bitter Melon Skins with Onions and Potatoes
Bitter Melon Stuffed with Mashed Potatoes
Braised Beet Greens
Butternut Squash with Fenugreek Seeds
Carrots with Fresh Spinach Ribbons
Cauliflower Stems with Pomegranate Seeds
Cauliflower with Minced Ginger-Lime Pickle
Cauliflower with Potato Wedges and Peas
Chayote Squash, Indian-Style
Chopped Okra with Onions
Chopped Spinach with Red Potatoes
Chopped Turnips with Apples and Green Tomatoes
Cooked Brussels Sprouts with Ginger and Garlic
Cooked Spinach with Sliced Almonds
Creamy Mashed Eggplant with Peas
Crispy Baked Okra Bits
Crispy Fork-Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Peanuts
Crispy Taro Root Fingers with Ajwain Seeds
Cumin Potatoes
Dry-Cooked Carrots, Peas and Potatoes
Easy Mashed Spicy Eggplant and Potatoes
Egg-Fried Okra Fingers
Eggplant with Red Potatoes
Fire-Roasted Corn-on-the-Cob
Fragrant Baby Turnip Halves
Fragrant Spiced Corn
Fried Cauliflower Florets with Red Chili Flakes
Ginger Mashed Potatoes with Yogurt
Ginger-Baked Taro Roots with Chaat Masala
Grated Turnips with Turmeric
Green Cabbage with Yellow Mung Beans
Green Mangoes in Coconut Milk
Grilled Mashed Zucchini with Onions and Tomatoes
Grilled Yogurt-Marinated Cauliflower
Haridwar Pumpkin Purée with Dried Pomegranate Seeds
Indian Eggplant with Garlic and Tamarind
Kashmiri Kohlrabi
Kerala Coconut Eggplant
Kerala Okra with Sizzling Coconut Oil
Lowfat Stir-Fried Chinese Eggplant with Sesame Seeds
Manju's Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Marinated Mixed Vegetables in Tomato Butter-Cream Sauce
Mashed Eggplant with Mustard Seeds
Mashed Fire-Roasted Eggplant
Mashed Potatoes with Peas and Sesame Seed Powder
Mixed Bell Peppers with Peas
Mixed Cauliflower, Carrots, and Green Beans in a Wok
Mixed Green and Yellow Beans with Fresh Pomegranate Seeds
Mixed Pumpkin, Squash and Eggplant with Bengali 5-Spices
Mixed Summer Squashed with Fresh Ginger
North Indian-Style Mixed Cauliflower, Carrots, and Green Beans
Okra with Potatoes and Pear Tomatoes
Oven-Roasted Bell Peppers, Indian Style
Pan-Grilled Asparagus Tips
Petite Peas and Potatoes
Pomegranate Potatoes
Potato-Stuffed Oval Eggplant
Potatoes with Bell Pepper Confetti
Punjabi Kohlrabi
Quick Garlic and Chili Pepper Eggplant
Quick Japanese or Chinese Eggplant with Cilantro
Quick Pan-Cooked Lotus Roots
Quick Pumpkin and Carrot Purée
Quick Spicy Opo Squash
Rajasthani Batter-Fried Okra
Rajasthani Potatoes with Cashews and Raisins
Roasted Baby Zucchini Rounds
Roasted Eggplant with Mustard Oil
Russet Potatoes with Fresh Fenugreek Greens
Simple Pan-Cooked Cauliflower
Simple Pan-Cooked Gherkins
Smoked Sugar-Snap Peas
South Indian-Style Mixed Vegetables
Spice-Stuffed Baby Zucchini
Spice-Stuffed Indian Eggplant
Spicy Broiled Whole Okra
Spicy Cauliflower Stems
Spicy Chopped Carrots with Fresh Coconut
Spicy Chopped Tomatoes
Spicy Garlic-Flavored Patty Pan Squash
Spicy Green Peas with Onion and Ginger
Spicy Green Plantains
Spicy Mashed Fresh Peaches
Spicy Mushrooms and Bell Peppers
Spicy Potato Balls
Spicy Potatoes with Onions and Tomatoes
Spicy Pumpkin Purée
Spicy Smashed Potatoes with Chaat Masala
Spicy South Indian Potatoes
Spicy Star Fruit
Spicy Yard-Long Beans
Stir-Fried Cabbage with Spinach and Red Potatoes
Stuffed Indian Round Squash with Spicy Onion and Tomatoes
Stuffed Whole Okra with Spices
Sweet and Sour Eggplant with Jaggery
Sweet and Sour Ripe Bananas
Tangy Asparagus with Onions and Tomatoes
Tangy Lotus Roots
Tangy Sweet Potatoes
Taro Root Rounds with Tomatoes
Tart Apples with Cooked Onions
Tart Apples with Cumin Seeds
Watermelon Whites with Ginger
Whole Okra with Tomato Sauce
Zesty Everyday Green Beans
Zucchini with Coconut Milk

Vegetarian Curries

* Vegetarian Curries
Anaheim Peppers in Spicy Tamarind Sauce
Bitter Melon Curry
Butter-Cream Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes
Buttermilk and Cucumber Creamy Curry
Chickpea Pancakes in Curry Sauce
Classic Spicy Curry Sauce
Crispy Fried Okra in Yogurt Sauce
Curried Almond and Poppy Seed Potatoes
Curried Baby White Turnips with Turnip Greens
Curried Eggplant with Hot and Spicy Lentil Nuggets
Curried Fresh Peas or Corn and Potatoes
Curried Jackfruit
Curried Soybean Nuggets
Diced Potato Curry with Pickling Spices
Eggplant Curry with Sambar Powder
Fenugreek Yogurt Curry with Fritters
Green Mango Curry
Haridwar Potato Curry
Hot and Tangy Goan Mixed Vegetables
Hyderabadi Tomatoes in Spicy Tamarind Sauce
Hyderbadi Spicy Eggplants with Roasted Peanut and Sesame Sauce
Kerala Cucumber Curry
Kerala Mixed Vegetable Curry
Lotus Root Balls in Classic Curry Sauce
Mango Curry with Split Pigeon Peas
Minty Green Curry Sauce
Minty Pot-Roasted Potato Curry
Mixed Vegetables in Tomato-Cream Sauce
Mushrooms in Almond and Poppy Seed Sauce
Mustard Greens with Cauliflower Florets
Nani Mama's Yogurt Curry with Onion Fritter
Onion Wedges in Curry Sauce
Peach Halves in Savory Ginger-Peach Sauce
Pot-Roasted Fried Whole Potatoes in Yogurt Curry
Punjabi Chickpea Drops Curry
Punjabi Chickpea Flour Bits in Curry Sauce
Punjabi Mustard Greens
Quick Potatoes and Peas Curry with Tomato Sauce
Quick Punjabi Yogurt Curry
Rajasthani Chickpea Flour Bits in Yogurt Sauce
Rajasthani Potato Curry
Simple Turnip Curry
Sindhi Mixed Vegetables with Split Pigeon Peas
Sindhi Tamarind Curry with Vegetables
Soupy Gujarati Curry
South Indian Pumpkin Curry with Split Pigeon Peas
South Indian Yogurt Curry
South Indian Yogurt and Coconut Milk Curry with Vegetables
Soybean Nugget Curry with Red Bell Peppers
Spicy Curried Chickpea Drops
Spicy Lentil Nugget Curry with Potatoes
Spicy Okra Curry
Spicy Puréed Spinach Greens
Spicy Yogurt Curry with Spinach Ribbons
Spinach Balls in Green Curry
Spinach, Fenugreek Greens, and Broccoli
Stuffed Bell Peppers in Tomato-Cream Sauce
Stuffed Potato Balls in Tomato and Coconut Chutney Curry
Watermelon Whites in Tomato and Onion Sauce
Whole Cauliflower in Traditional Curry Sauce
Yogurt and Potato Curry
Yogurt-Cream Sauce with Nuts
Zucchini Balls in Creamy Tomato Sauce

Breads and Crepes

* Breads and Crepes
Baked Semolina Breads
Basic Deep-Fried Puffed Breads
Basic Griddle-Fried Breads
Basic Oven-Grilled Leavened Breads
Basic Rajasthani Rolls
Basic South Indian Rice and Bean Crepes
Basic Stuffed Griddle-Fried Breads
Basic Whole-Wheat Dough
Cauliflower Parantha Stuffing
Crispy Chickpea Flour Crepes
Daikon Radish Parantha Stuffing
Deep-Fried Bengali-Style Flour Breads
Deep-Fried Leavened Flour Breads
Deep-Fried Puffed Breads with Ajwain Seeds
Deep-Fried Puffed Breads with Fresh Spinach
Deep-Fried Puffed Breads with Mint (or Fenugreek)
Deep-Fried Stuffed Puffed Breads
Deep-Fried Sweet Saffron Puffed Breads
Flavored Deep-Fried Puffed Breads
Griddle-Cooked Flour and Potato Bread for Spicy Wraps
Griddle-Fried Chickpea Flour Breads
Griddle-Fried Flaky Onion Breads
Griddle-Fried Gujarati Fenugreek Breads
Griddle-Fried Layered Green Chile Pepper Breads
Griddle-Fried Layered Mint, Ajwain, and Black Pepper Breads
Griddle-Fried Leavened Breads
Griddle-Fried Legume Breads
Griddle-Fried Millet Breads
Griddle-Fried Mughlai Breads with Almonds and Poppy Seeds
Griddle-Fried Oat Breads with Ajwain Seeds
Griddle-Fried Opo Squash Breads
Griddle-Fried Sorghum Breads with Onions
Griddle-Fried Spinach and Red Bell Pepper Breads
Ground Lamb Parantha Stuffing
Multi-Flour Griddle Breads
My Healthy Griddle-Fried Mashed Potato Breads
Oven-Grilled Breads with Dried Herbs and Spices
Oven-Grilled Garlic and Turmeric Breads
Oven-Grilled Tofu Breads
Paneer Cheese Parantha Stuffing
Potato Parantha Stuffing
Potato Stuffed Baati Rolls
Pressed Rice Flakes with Peas and Potatoes
Punjabi Griddle-Fried White Corn Breads
Rama's Sweet Crepes
Rice Flour Pancakes with Carrots
Rolls with Oat Bran and Fresh Mint
Semolina Crepes
Semolina Pancakes with Tomatoes and Bell Peppers
Spicy Oven-Grilled Breads with Kalonji or Sesame Seeds
Stir-Fried Mushrooms and Red Chard Pilaf
Stuffed Mung Bean Pancake Rolls
Stuffed Pepper Jack Cheese Oven-Grilled Breads
Stuffed South Indian Crepes
Sweet Jaggery-Stuffed Paranthas
Traditional Lentil Pancackes
Whole-Wheat Griddle Breads
Yellow Mung Bean Pancakes


01- Introduction
02- The Indian Philosophy of Food and Menu Planning
03- Menus
04- Helpful Hints
05- Spices and Herbs Guide
06- Types of Beans, Peas, and Lentils
07- Indian Cooking Glossary
08- Mail and Internet Sources
09- About the Author
__About Rabdi and Khoa
__Baati Rolls
__Basic Parantha Breads
__Buying Leg of Lamb
__Clarified Butter and Indian Clarified Butter
__Crepes and Pancakes
__Curry Powders
__Custards and Mouses
__Dry-Roasting Flours
__Dry-Roasting Nuts and Seeds
__Dry-Roasting Spices
__Fish and Shellfish
__Flavored Deep-Fried Puffed Breads
__Fresh Chopped Salads
__Frying Fritters
__Green Salads
__Griddle-Fried Breads
__Grilling Marinades
__Indian Ice Cream
__Indian Ice Cream Desserts
__Indian Pickles
__Layered Rice Dishes
__Masala Pastes
__Milk Fudge
__Milk-Based Puddings
__Paneer Substitutes
__Pastry Crackers and Puff Pastries
__Potato Patties
__Prasaad Offerings
__Puffed Deep-Fried Breads
__Roasting and Grilling Vegetables, Bell Peppers
__Roasting and Grilling Vegetables, Eggplant
__Savory Bean and Rice Cakes
__Savory Croquettes and Dumplings
__Scrambled Eggs
__Sonth Chutneys
__South Indian Sambar
__Special Grain and Lentil Dishes
__Spice Blends
__Sprouted Beans vs. Bean Sprouts
__Steamed Fermented Rice Cakes
__Storing and Freezing Indian Breads
__Stuffed Fried Pastries
__Stuffings for Parantha Breads
__To Cook Dried Beans, Lentils, and Peas
__To Make a Layered Circle
__To Make a Layered Square Paranthas
__To Make a Layered Triangle Paranthas
__Working with Whole Wheat Dough
__Yogurt Drinks

Chutneys and Pickles

* Chutneys and Pickles
Basic Green Chutney
Cilantro-Lime Chutney
Classic Hyderabadi Ginger-Sesame Chutney
Cooked South Indian Mango Pickle
Cranberry Chutney Preserve
Crunchy Cucumber Pickle
Crushed Lemon and Fresh Red Chili Pepper Pickle
Eggplant and Malanga Root Pickle
Fragrant Mango Chutney
Fresh Coconut Chutney with Cilantro
Garlic and Fresh Red Chili Pepper Chutney
Green Garlic and Nuts Chutney
Hazram's Coconut-Tamarind Chutney with Mint
Lemon-Pickled Fresh Ginger Sticks
Mama's Punjabi Mango Pickle
Mama-in-Law's Mango Pickle with Roasted Spices
Minced Ginger-Lime Pickle
Mint Chutney with Pomegranate Seeds
Mint-Garlic Chutney with Peanuts and Tamarind
Minty Sonth Chutney with Mango (or Tamarind) Powder and Jaggery
Mixed Vegetable Pickle with Garlic
Peanut and Garlic Chutney
Pearl Onions in Pickling Spices
Pickled Chili Pepper Purée with Tamarind
Pickled Turnips and Cauliflower
Pickled Turnips with Black Mustard Seeds
Prabha's Green Chili Pepper Pickle
Puréed Fresh Mango-Ginger Chutney
Puréed Green Mango Chutneys
Quick Mango Pickle
Rama's Grated Mango Pickle
Red Tomato Chutney Preserve with Sesame Seeds
Roasted Black Chickpea Chutney with Peanuts
Roasted Coconut Chutney
Roasted Dal and Fresh Green Chili Pepper Chutney
Scallion-Ginger Chutney
Semolina-Coconut Chutney
Sesame-Peanut Chutney
Shahina's Shredded Coconut Chutney
Sonth Chutney with Dried Mango Sliced
Sonth Chutney with Fresh and Dried Fruits
South Indian Cilantro Chutney
South Indian Tomato Chutney
Spicey Apple-Ginger Chutney Preserve
Spicy Apricot Chutney Preserve
Spicy Cranberry Pickle
Sun-Cured Pickled Lime (or Lemon) Wedges
Sweet Sonth Chutney with Dates
Sweet and Sour Fresh Lime Pickle
Tart Apple Ginger-Chutney with Green Tomatoes
Tomato Chutney Preserve with Cashews and Raisins
Vinegar-Marinated Green Chili Peppers
Water Pickle with Crispy Cauliflower and Carrots
Yogurt Cheese Chutney with Minced Greens
Yogurt Chutney with Puréed Greens
Yogurt Chutney with Roasted Dals and Spices
Yogurt-Almond Chutney


* Salads
Armenian Cucumber and Peanut Salad with Sizzling Mustard Seeds
Black-Eyed Pea Salad
Cabbage and Broccoli Salad with Roasted Peppercorns
Carrot and Cashew Salad
Chickpea Chaat Salad with Fresh Pomegranate Seeds
Daikon Sprouted Mung Beans and Roasted Peanut Salad
Gingered Shrimp Salad
Gingered Yellow Tomato and Armenian Cucumber Salad
Indian Egg Salad
Kerala Cabbage and Red Onion Salad
Lemon-Marinated Red Onion Rings
Lemony Cabbage Salad with Mustard Seeds
Marinated Peanut Salad
Minced Chicken Chaat Salad with Spicy Lentil Wafers
Mixed Greens with Pan-Roasted Tomatoes
Mixed Sprouted Bean Salad with Potato Vermicelli
Mulit-Colored Warm Tomato Salad
Okra and Radish Salad
Pan-Fried Green Tomato Salad
Paneer Cheese Salad with Baby Greens
Parsi-Style Sprouted Bean Salad
Pickling Cucumber and Red Lentil Salad
Potato Salad with Yogurt
Potato, Sweet Potato, and Pea Salad
Red Bean Salad with Tamarind
Red Potato Chaat Salad
Savory Summer Fruit Salad
Soybean and Tomato Salad
Spicy Dew Bean Salad
Spicy Mixed Berry Salad
Spinach Salad with Roasted Cumin Seeds
Sprouted Green Mung Bean and Cabbage Salad
Sweet Potato Salad with Tamarind
Tandoori Chicken Salad
Taro Root Salad with Ajwain Seeds
Tomato and Scallion Salad with Crispy Sev Noodles
Yogurt Coleslaw
Zucchini Salad with Pineapple Bits

Paneer Cheese

* Paneer Cheese
Basic Paneer Cheese Scramble
Crunchy Paneer Cheese Pâté
Curried Paneer Cheese and Potatoes
Curried Paneer Cheese with Peas and Potatoes
Grated Paneer Cheese with Minced Cauliflower
Griddle-Fried Paneer Cheese
Marinated Paneer Cheese with Ginger-Lime Pickle
Marinated Paneer Cheese with Saffron Yogurt Sauce
Nine-Jewel Paneer Cheese Curry
Oven-Bakes Paneer Cheese with Puréed Cilantro
Paneer Cheese Balls
Paneer Cheese Bites with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Paneer Cheese Chile-Fry with Crispy Ginger
Paneer Cheese Curry with Coconut Milk
Paneer Cheese Curry with Two Onions
Paneer Cheese Glazed with Puréed Tomatoes
Paneer Cheese Scramble with Apple-Ginger Chutney
Paneer Cheese Scramble with Morel Mushrooms
Paneer Cheese Scramble with Soybeans
Paneer Cheese Wedges with Chickpea Flour
Paneer Cheese Wraps
Paneer Cheese with Baby Spinach and Fresh Fenugreek Leaves
Paneer Cheese with Cauliflower and Broccoli
Paneer Cheese with Coconut and Corn
Quick Spinach with Crumbled Paneer Cheese
Royal Paneer Cheese Curry
Sautéed Paneer Cheese with Green Chutney
Seared Paneer Cheese in Lemon Cream
Seared Panner Cheese with Caper Sauce
Silky Paneer Cheese Curry with Red Chili Peppers
Spicy Diced Paneer Cheese with Ajwain Seeds
Spicy Peppered Paneer Cheese
Spinach with Paneer Cheese
Stir-Fried Paneer Cheese with Onions and Bell Peppers
Stuffed Paneer Cheese Balls in Creamy Tomato Sauce

Non-Vegetarian Fare

* Non-Vegetarian Fare
Almond Chicken in Coconut Milk Sauce
Baked Yogurt-Mint Chicken Curry
Basic Chicken Curry
Basic Fish Curry
Basic Pan-Roasted Lamb Curry
Basic Southern Indian Fried Fish
Blackened Garam Masala Fish
Broiled Indian Swordfish Steaks
Butter Chicken Curry
Butterflied Sesame Shrimp
Cashew and Poppy Seed Chicken Curry
Chicken Curry with Chopped Onions and Tomatoes
Chicken Curry with Dry-Roasted Spices
Chicken Kofta Balls in Kashmiri Cashew-Saffron Sauce
Chicken Tenders in Creamy White Sauce
Chicken Tenders with Sautéed Spinach
Chicken and Cracked-Wheat Curry
Chicken in Fried Masala Curry
Chickpea Masala Chicken
Cilantro Chicken Drumsticks in a Wok
Citrus-Glazed Lamb Loin Chops
Classic Marinated Lamb Curry
Cochin Coconut Shrimp with Tomatoes
Cochin Masala Fish with Pearl Onions
Coconut Chutney Shrimp
Coorgi Pork Curry
Coriander and Apple Chicken
Curried Lamb with Whole Spices
Diced Chicken with Cumin and Red Bell Peppers
Diced Chicken with Pomegranate Seeds
Egg-Stuffed Meat Balls in Yogurt-Cream Sauce
Fish with Bell Peppers and Onions
Fish with Bengali 5-Spices
Fish with Ground Mustard Seeds
Flattened Lamb Strips in Fragrant Yogurt Curry
Fragrant Chicken Curry with Coconut and Sesame Seeds
Fragrant Lamb Chops in Yogurt Curry
Ginger Chicken with Citrus Juices
Goan Beef Curry
Goan Egg-Drop Curry with Coconut and Tamarind
Goan Fish Curry with Coconut Milk and Tamarind
Goan-Style Spicy Chicken Curry
Griddle-Fried Chicken Skewers with Mango-Ginger Sauce
Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb
Grilled Chicken in Spicy Sauce
Grilled Sea Bass
Grilled Tandoori Chicken
Ground Meat Omelet Filling
Ground Meat Rolls in Spicy Buttermilk Sauce
Ground Meat with Nuts and Raisins
Ground Meat with Potato Wedges
Ground Meat with Red Lentils
Ground Meat with Spinach and Coconut Milk
Hyderabadi Chicken Curry
Hyderabadi Fenugreek Chicken
Hyderabadi Fish Curry with Sesame Seeds and Tamarind
Hyderabadi Lamb with Mixed Legumes
Hyderabadi Mashed Lamb and Cracked-Wheat
Hyderabadi Spicy Leg of Lamb Raan with Screwpine Essence
Kashmiri Hand-Pressed Meat Rolls in Curry Sauce
Kashmiri Lamb Curry with Saffron
Kashmiri Lamb Curry with Turnips
Kashmiri Meat Balls in Red Paprika Sauce
Kashmiri Slow-Cooked Spicy Lamb Curry
Kerala Egg and Potato Curry with Coconut Milk
Kerala Lamb Chile-Fry with Vinegar
Kerala Lamb Curry with Coconut Milk
Kerala Shrimp Chile-Fry
Lamb Curry with Pickling Spices
Malabar Fish Curry with Kokum and Coconut Milk
Marinated Lamb Shanks Curry with Potatoes
Marinated Shrimp with Green Mangoes and Bell Peppers
Mashed Potato Omlet
Meat Broth Lamb Curry
Milk-Simmered Rib Chops
Milk-Simmered, Batter-Fried Lamb Rib Chops
Mint-Cilantro Chicken
Mughlai Lamb Chop Curry with Almond and Poppy Seeds
Mughlai Lamb Curry with Cashews and Coconut Milk
Mughlai Pot-Roasted Lamb with Almonds and Poppy Seeds
My California-Style Rack of Baby Lamb
Naina's Crab Curry
Nirmala's Sindhi Chicken Curry
Oven-Roasted Vegetable Omelet Filling
Oven-Roasted Yogurt-Marinated Chicken
Pan-Cooked Chili-Chicken Thighs
Pan-Cooked Onion Chicken
Pan-Fried Fish Fillets with Ajwain Seeds
Pan-Fried Halibut in Yogurt-Cashew Curry
Pan-Fried Sea Bass with Cilantro-Yogurt Sauce
Pan-Fried Shrimp
Pan-Fried Whole Fish with Tomatoes and Kokum
Pan-Sautéed Lamb Chops with Rosemary
Parsi Lamb Chops Curry
Parsi Lamb Curry
Parsi Omlet with Tamarind
Parsi Peanut Chicken
Parsi Scrambled Eggs with Corn
Peach and Tomato Chicken
Pot-Roasted Leg of Lamb
Punjabi Fenugreek Chicken
Punjabi Split Chickpeas and Lamb Curry
Rita's Mutton Curry
Roasted Turkey with Indian Flavors
Rosita's Goan Pork Curry
Saffron Chicken Curry with Dry-Roasted Almonds
Sautéed Lamb Cutlets with Fenugreek
Savory Indian-Style French Toast
Scrambled Eggs with Crumbled Paneer Cheese
Scrambled Eggs with Onions
Shrimp Curry with Chayote
Soft-Cooked Ground Chicken with Cardamom Seeds
Sohini's Fast and Easy Indian Tuna
Sohini's Fish Curry with Dried Coconut
South Indian Coconut Chicken Curry
Spicy Fish Curry with Coconut Sauce
Spicy Goa-Style Lamb Curry
Spicy Goa-Style Pork Curry
Spicy Goan Shrimp Curry
Spicy Green Chutney Omelet Filling
Spicy Green Masala Chicken
Spicy Grilled Shrimp
Spicy Meat Balls
Spicy North Indian Egg Curry
Spicy Omelet with Ground Masala
Spicy Rack of Baby Lamb
Spinach-Stuffed Honey-Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb
Steamed Green Basmati Rice
Stuffed Green Chutney French Toast
Stuffed Meat Balls in Yogurt-Cream Sauce
Stuffed Omeletes
Stuffed Rolled Lamb Strips in Spicy Cream Sauce
Sunil's Kashmiri Pot-Roasted Lamb with Dried Ginger
Tamarind Chicken
Tangy Shrimp with Fresh Mint Leaves
Tomato and Paneer Cheese Omelet Filling
Traditional Indian Chicken with Spinach
Vinegar-Poached Fish with Fresh Curry Leaves
Yogurt Chicken Curry with Caramelized Onions
Yogurt- Braised Meat Balls


* Desserts
Almond and Saffron Halva
Almond and Saffron Kheer Pudding
Authentic Curdled Milk Fudge
Banana Dumplings
Basic White Milk Fudge
Basic White Milk Fudge with Cream
Basic White Milk Fudge with Pistachio Bits
Basmati Rice Custard
Bengali Rice Pudding
Bharti's Milk Cake
Caramelized Milk Balls in Thick Syrup
Caramelized Yogurt
Cellophane Noodles in Cardamom-Saffron Syrup
Corn Custard
Creamy Milk Pudding with Almonds and Saffron
Creamy Milk Pudding with Summer Fruits
Creamy Semolina Pancakes with Thickened Milk
Decadent Carrot Halva with Evaporated Milk and Jaggery
French Roll Bread Pudding
Fresh Fruit in Rose-Flavored Cream
Himachali Nuts
Indian Ice Cream with Almonds
Indian Ice Cream with Mangoes
Indian Ice Cream with Pistachios
Indian Ice Cream with Saffron
Indian Vermicelli Pudding
Layered White and Brown Chocolate Milk Fudge
Lychee Ice Cream Dessert
Mango Ice Cream Dessert
Marzipan Delights
Microwave Milk Pudding
Miniature Multi-Hued Paneer Cheese Balls
Paneer Cheese Kheer Pudding
Paneer Cheese Patties in Creamy Thickened Milk
Parsi Pressed Rice Flakes Pudding
Parsi Semolina Pudding
Pistachio and Cardamom Ice Cream Dessert
Plantain Halva
Pressure-Cooked Caramel Custard
Punjabi Rice Pudding
Punjabi Semolina Pudding
Pure Cashew Milk Fudge
Pure Pistachio Fudge
Quick and Easy Indian Ice Cream
Ricotta Cheese Cake
Saffron Curdled Milk Patties
Saffron Milk Fudge
Saffron Milk Patties
Saffron Panner Cheese Triangles
Saffron and Almond Ice Cream Dessert
Simple Carrot Halva
South Indian Rice Pudding
Stuffed Paneer Cheese Rolls in Fragrant Syrup
Sweet Pastries with Dates and Nuts
Sweet Pretzel-Shaped Desserts
Sweet Roasted Whole-Wheat Flour
Tapioca Pudding
Traditional Bread Pudding Bites
Traditional Dark Brown Milk Rolls in Saffron Syrup
Traditional Semolina Halva
Traditional Semolina Halva with Chickpea Flour and Raisins
Traditional Thickened Milk Pudding
White Paneer Cheese Balls in Fragrant Syrup
White and Pink Coconut Milk Fudge
Whole-Wheat Flour Halva
Yellow Mung Bean Halva
Yellow Split Chickpea Pudding
Yogurt Mousse with Saffron


* Menus
A Meal from the American Pantry
A Thanksgiving Meal
A Vegetarian Diwali Celebration
An Indian Banquet
Easy Make-Ahead Meal
Fourth-of-July Barbecue
Holiday Brunch
Light Weeknight Dinner
Summer Party Menu
Winter Dinner Menu