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5 Spices, 50 Dishes : Simple Indian Recipes Using Five Common Spices (Paperback) (Ruta Kahate)
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The premise is simple: with five common spices and a few basic ingredients, home cooks can create fifty mouthwatering Indian dishes, as diverse as they are delicious. Cooking teacher Ruta Kahate has chosen easy-to-find spicescoriander, cumin, mustard, cayenne pepper, and turmericto create authentic, accessible Indian dishes everyone will love. Roasted Lamb with Burnt Onions uses just two spices and three steps resulting in a meltingly tender roast. Steamed Cauliflower with a Spicy TomatoSauce and Curried Mushrooms and Peas share the same three spices, but each tastes completely different. Suggested menus offer inspiration for entire Indian dinners. For quick and easy Indian meals, keep it simple with 5 Spices, 50 Dishes.
An introduction to the cuisine of India explains how to combine a few simple ingredients with five common spices--coriander, cumin, mustard, cayenne pepper, and turmeric--to create authentic, easy-to-prepare Indian dishes, including Roasted Lamb with Burnt Onions, Steamed Cauliflower with a Spicy Tomato Sauce, Curried Mushrooms and Peas, and others. Original.
Number of Pages: 131
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
Author: Ruta Kahate
Street Date: May 31, 2007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-8851