Entice With Spice

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Tuttle Publishing
Date Published:
95 recipes, 100 color photos
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Trim Size:
7 1/2 X 10

Cook healthy and delicious dishes with this easy-to-follow Indian cookbook!

Entice with Spice shows you how to prepare delicious and simple Indian meals at home without spending hours in the kitchen. A first-generation Indian-American, author Shubhra Ramineni has developed a no-fuss cooking style that re-creates authentic Indian flavors using easy techniques and fresh, readily-available ingredients.

Indian food lovers will find more than 90 recipes—from samosa to naan bread and mouthwatering curries—for easy-to-prepare versions of their favorite dishes, from both the North and South of India. Throughout this practical book Shubhra shares tricks and shortcuts she learned from her mother, who is from Northern India; her mother-in-law, who is from Southern India; family members in India, and professional chefs in the U.S.

With a friendly, reassuring voice, Shubhra shows busy home cooks how simple it is to prepare a homemade Indian meal that tastes authentic!

The recipes in this book include:
  • Chicken Kebabs
  • Pepper Shrimp on a Stick
  • Coconut Chutney
  • Whole Wheat Flatbread
  • Sweet Rice Pudding
  • And much more…

About the Author:
Shubhra Ramineni is a first generation Indian-American raised in Houston, TX. Shubhra grew up enjoying healthy, traditional Indian food and she learned to cook from her mother, an excellent home cook and a professional dietitian. Determined to eat well despite her busy schedule as a chemical engineer with an MBA, Shubhra set out to adapt traditional Indian recipes for the lifestyles of today's professionals, creating dozens of delicious, easy-to-prepare Indian recipes. She teaches Indian cooking classes at Williams-Sonoma, Sur La Table and Whole Foods Market stores in Houston and Los Angeles. She is also a contributor to www.Greenista.com, a blog for fashionistas with a green conscience, in which she shares her recipes and ideas for a green eating lifestyle. Shubhra lives in Houston, TX with her husband and kids. More information about Shubhra is available at www.enticewithspice.com

Photography by:
Award-winning photographer Masano Kawana is one of the most exciting food, interior, and landscape photographers in Asia. Born in Japan and based in Singapore, Kawana has traveled, lived and surfed throughout the region, photographing a wide variety of subjects and lifestyle magazines. His book Shunju: New Japanese Cuisine won a James Beard Award for best cookbook photography.