Most health-conscious eaters tend to avoid Indian food because of the high-fat methods used to prepare many of the popular dishes. Leading Indian cookbook writer Mridula Baljekar's revolutionary methods allow readers to enjoy deliciously spiced Indian meals, packed with flavor and nutrition, but without added fat. Drawing upon her extensive knowledge of traditional Indian cooking techniques, flavors, and spices, Baljekar has devised no-added-fat cooking techniques that dramatically revise how delicious Indian food is preparedwithout altering its authentic taste. With insightful cook's tips featured throughout, the 150 easy-to-prepare recipes include Vegetable Soup, Spiced Chapatis, Ground Lamb Kebabs, King Prawns with Baby Zucchini, Fish Tikka, Fresh Tomato Chutney, Tandoori Chicken, Saffron Rice, Savory Potato Mash, Mixed Vegetable Curry, Spiced Pears, Rose-Flavored Iced Dessert, and more.
About the Author
Mridula Baljekar is a leading Indian cookbook writer and broadcaster who has written several books, including the bestselling Complete Indian Cookbook, Quick Vegetarian Curries, and Real Fast Indian Food. She has been hailed as "the new Madhur Jaffrey" as a result of her successful UK television series, Mridula's Indian Kitchen, and is the owner of Spice Route Restaurant in Windsor, England, which has been ranked in the Top 30 restaurants in Britain by BIBA (Best in Britain Awards) since it opened its doors in 2002. She lives in England.