Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu

Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu

by Alamelu Vairavan

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Overview

**As seen on MPTV!** This cookbook contains the recipes featured on the first three seasons of Alamelu Vairavan's popular MPTV/PBS cooking series "Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu," along with favorites from her previously-published cookbooks, Healthy South Indian Cooking and Indian-Inspired Gluten Free Cooking. Longtime fans and Indian cooking novices alike will enjoy this collection of more than 120 easy-to-follow, flavorful recipes—each with a color photo. With a focus on vegetables and protein-rich legumes, the recipes include soups, curry sauces, crunchy salads, and a host of vegetarian specialties that are not only low-calorie and low-fat, but packed with nutrients, fiber and flavor. Each recipe is written in a step-by-step format that makes it easy for readers to create authentic Indian dishes at home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781813587
Publisher: Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Pages: 278
Sales rank: 111,164
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Alamelu Vairavan is the host of Healthful Indian flavors with Alamelu, produced by Milwaukee Public Television and syndicated nationally on PBS Create. She has been teaching for over 20 years about the health benefits of spices, such as turmeric, cumin, ginger, fenugreek, and asafoetida, and inspiring good eating habits through Indian cooking techniques. Alamelu is co-author of Healthy South Indian Cooking and Indian Inspired Gluten-Free Cooking, both published by Hippocrene Books. She resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. Bharat Aggarwal ix

Introduction: My Inspiring Culinary Journey 1

Spices & Other Basic Ingredients 3

Shopping List for Spices and Other Basics 10

Glossary of South Indian Dishes 12

General Cooking Tips 14

Recipe Chapters

Appetizers 17

Chutneys & Sauces 35

Soups 49

Breakfast 59

Rice & Quinoa 77

Salads 105

Sambhars & Kulambus 115

Vegetable Dishes 141

Non-Vegetarian Dishes 223

Desserts 259

Suggested Menus 265

Fusion Thanksgiving Menu & Recipes 267

Index 269

Acknowledgments 275

About the Author 276

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