Indian food is one of the most popular cuisines the world over; here is an invitation to make elegant, nutritious and delicious Indian food in a matter of minutes. Organised into chapters on Soups and Starters, Salads and Raitas, seafood Poultry and Meat, Vegetables and Lentils, Eggs, Rice and Breads, Desserts, Drinks and Festive Menus. Each of the tempting recipes gives preparation and cooking times. They include modern trends in Indian cuisine as well as some classic dishes. Stunning photography by award-winning Gus Filgate, and stills from Bollywood movies of the 50s and 60s make a terrific package.
Monisha Bharadwaj has worked as a food consultant in England and India; her first book for Kyle Cathie, the Indian Kitchen, was translated into 8 languages. She has also written for the Times of India group of newspapers. Her books include The Prestige Festival Cookbook, Exotic Curries of the Orient and Great Diamonds of India. Her most recent books for Kyle Cathie have been Inside India, Indian Beauty Secrets and The Indian Luck Book.