Indian Recipes

Topics: Indian cuisine, Curry, Spices Pages: 57 (11052 words) Published: December 3, 2013
30 minute Indian Cuisine
© 1999 Tina Chaudhuri
All Rights Reserved

30 minute Indian Cuisine
© 1999 Tina Chaudhuri
All Rights Reserved

1999 E-Published
© 1999 Tina Chaudhuri

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Tina Chaudhuri.

Made in India.

Table of Contents
About the Author. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1. The Curry & Spice "Culture". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 2. Vegetarian Wiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3. Lentils (Dhals) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 4. Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 5. Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 6. Seafood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 7. Eggs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 8. Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

9. Salads & "Raita". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
10. Desserts & Shakes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 11. Snacks & Sandwiches. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 12. Indo - American . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 13. Indo - Mexican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 14. Indian Cooking in India vs. Indian Cooking in the West. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tina Chaudhuri
Tina Chaudhuri is an Indian woman doctor for whom writing has always been a passion, and she started writing for local magazines and newspapers while studying at medical college in Calcutta.
She became a regular contributor to international travel magazines after she finished her medical education and residency.
She is also the Dermatology Guide for About.com and a columnist for Women's World- Stories, besides having freelanced for several other leading publications. Her other activities include being a part time volunteer for the Association for India's Development, a non-profit, charitable organization.

Tina's two e-books are:
The 30 minute Indian Cookbook
Indian Impressions (a travel book).
Tina resides in Blacksburg, Virginia with her husband, Abon Mozumdar (Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Virginia Tech).
Tina often travels around the US speaking to different groups. If you'd like to invite her for a day, send her an e-mail at: Tinachaudhuri@yahoo.com.
Her various topics include:
•Indian cuisine
•How to be a food writer
•Tropical travel
-5•How to be a freelance travel writer

•Health & Medicine
•How to be a freelance medical writer
•Secrets of successful freelance writers
•How to undertake self-publishing
•Internet publication
30 minute Indian Cuisine

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PREFACE

On my second day in the US, I realized that I would have to prepare my favorite cuisine in very different circumstances. As an Indian housewife in America, I was working with a new set of advantages and disadvantages. It was a challenge.

Gradually I learnt that the Western supermarket offers all the necessary products, if you know where to look for them. The solution lies in making the most out of all the products the Western grocery store has to offer, and knowing what to do and what not to do with them to come up with a great meal (in 30 minutes or less)!

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INTRODUCTION
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