[[ eBook ]] Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn Author Chitra Agrawal – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn From The Acclaimed Chef And Owner Of Brooklyn Delhi, A Debut Cookbook Focused On The Celebrated Vegetarian Fare Of South India Lifelong Vegetarian And Chef Chitra Agrawal Takes You On An Epicurean Journey To Her Mother S Hometown Of Bangalore And Back To Brooklyn, Where She Adapts Her Family S South Indian Recipes For Home Cooks This Particular Style Of Indian Home Cooking, Often Called The Yoga Diet, Is Light And Fresh, Yet Satisfying And Rich In Bold And Complex Flavors Grains, Legumes, Fresh Produce, Coconut, And Yogurt Along With Herbs, Citrus, Chiles, And Spices Form The Cornerstone Of This Delectable Cuisine, Rooted In Vegetarian Customs And Honed Over Centuries For Optimum Taste And Nutrition From The Classic Savory Crepe Dosa, Filled With Lemony Turmeric Potatoes And Cilantro Coconut Chutney, To New Creations Like Coconut Polenta Topped With Spring Vegetables Upma And Homemade Yogurt, The Recipes In Vibrant India Are Simple To Prepare And A True Celebration Of Color And Flavor On A Plate Chitra Weaves Together The Historical Context Behind The Region S Cuisine And How She Brought Some Of These Age Old Traditions To Life Thousands Of Miles Away In Brooklyn During The City S Exciting Food Renaissance Relying On Her Experience As A Culinary Instructor, Chitra Introduces The Essential Indian Cooking Techniques, Tips, And Ingredients You Ll Need To Prepare A Full Range Of Recipes From Quick Vegetable Stir Frys Corn, Basil, And Leeks Flavored With Butter, Cumin, And Black Pepper , Salads Citrus Red Cabbage And Fennel Slaw With Black Mustard Seeds, Curry Leaves, And Chile , Yogurt Raitas Shredded Beets And Coconut In Yogurt , And Chutneys And Pickles Preserved Meyer Lemon In Chile Brine To Hearty Stews Aromatic Black Eyed Peas, Lentils, And Greens , Coconut Curries Summer Squash In An Herby Coconut Yogurt Sauce , And Fragrant Rice Dishes Lime Dill Rice With Pistachios Rounding Out The Book Is An Array Of Addictive Snacks Popcorn Topped With Curry Leaf Butter , Creative Desserts Banana, Coconut, And Cardamom Ice Cream , And Refreshing Drinks Chile Watermelon Juice With Mint Chitra Provides Numerous Substitutions To Accommodate Produce Seasonality, Ingredient Availability, And Personal Tastes The Majority Of Recipes Are Gluten Free And Vegan Or Can Be Easily Modified To Adhere To Those Dietary Restrictions Whether You Are A Vegetarian Or Just Looking For Ways To Incorporate Vegetarian Recipes Into Your Repertoire, Vibrant India Is A Practical Guide For Bringing Delicious Indian Home Cooking To Your Table On A Regular Basis


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10 thoughts on “Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn

  1. Hannah Hannah says:

    This is an ok cook book Maybe I am just overly critical at the moment because I liked the last cook book I reviewed so much, but for some reason this one did not work for me.I absolutely love Indian cuisine my partner and me are very well known by the staff of the best Indian restaurants in my hometown as well as i


  2. Fiona Fiona says:

    Received review copy from NetGalley and Ten Speed Press with a request that reviews shouldn t be posted until a week before the book is published I m respecting that unlike others so my review will follow in March 2017 Not so smart I forgot so here it is now in July I found the concept of this book, bringing together the a


  3. Akhila Akhila says:

    Great vegetarian recipes But what I really loved was the author s personal story from Bangalore to Brooklyn So relatable and similar to my experience growing up Great design too very pretty.


  4. JenLovesBooks JenLovesBooks says:

    I absolutely adore this cook book It is gorgeous, and of course with great recipes within I first got taken in with the beautiful cover and it s vibrant colors, then with all the family photos and Chitra s story.I loved the drawings in this book, and the added pictures of India, along with the dedication photo of Chitra s parents There we


  5. Lara Lara says:

    This book is beautiful, and the food looks really good, and brings me back to the days of eating dinner with my friend Zach s family from Kerala and crying because it was so spicy, but also they were tears of joy I basically want to eat everything in this book, but I find it really intimidating It s one of those books where a large portion of the


  6. Amanda Rogozinski Amanda Rogozinski says:

    Pros Mouthwatering pictures and phrasing to inspire trying new things Authentic recipes Step by step instructions catering to a cook new to Indian cooking, including what indian specific ingredients are and where to find them Extensive list of recipes that also pair well together I am entirely pleased I don t see a single recipe I would not want to try a


  7. James James says:

    An interesting collection of recipes with many of them using the same tempered fried spice mix as a finishing touch I would have liked to have seen some dishes spiced up using some other method, but that might be the way her family cooked She does have a couple of fusion recipes and mentions manyin passing Indian tacos which would interest meShe does have a blog


  8. Cherie Cherie says:

    Gorgeous book, full of wonderful veg recipes, personal history, great pics Breaks down a lot of Indian cooking love this.


  9. Mollie Mollie says:

    Vibrant India is vibrantly written The author enables the reader to feel at home in the cuisines of South India Her love of the country and its food translates into a rapport with the ingredients and the cooking process The author has devoted herself to enabling the reader to feel at home in the midst of the often unusual ingredients of the cuisine Atthan one point, I had to st


  10. Jackie B. - Death by Tsundoku Jackie B. - Death by Tsundoku says:

    Part cookbook part Indian food manual part memoir, Vibrant India gives the beginner Indian chef quite a lot to work with Opening with a brief memoir, I really appreciated learning about Agrawal s journey both physically and mentally from a Southern Indian to an American entrepreneur Indian chef Understanding her background is key to understanding the passion and patience Agrawal has pu


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