Madhur Jaffrey's Instantly Indian Cookbook: Modern and Classic Recipes for the Instant Pot® by Madhur Jaffrey

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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Indian
    • Ingredients: yogurt; chicken broth; tomatoes; cucumbers; chile powder; cumin seeds; dried chickpeas
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    • Ingredients: peanut oil; onions; fresh ginger; ground cumin; ground coriander; turmeric; chile powder; red potatoes; cauliflower; chicken stock; heavy cream
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: split red lentils; turmeric; ground cloves; chile powder; cilantro; limes
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: yogurt; chickpea flour; canned mango purée; turmeric; ground cumin; ground coriander; chile powder; peanut oil; black mustard seeds; cumin seeds; fenugreek seeds; curry leaves; bird's eye chillies
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Indian; British
    • Ingredients: chickpea flour; chicken stock; ground cumin; ground coriander; turmeric; chile powder; hot curry powder; peanut oil; lamb shoulder; fresh ginger; garlic; limes
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; British; Indian
    • Ingredients: chickpea flour; chicken stock; ground cumin; ground coriander; turmeric; chile powder; hot curry powder; peanut oil; fresh ginger; garlic; limes; chicken thighs
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Soups; Rice dishes; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: mung dal; basmati rice; peanut oil; asafetida powder; cumin seeds; fennel seeds; cabbage; shallots; fresh ginger; ground coriander; ground cumin; chile powder; turmeric; coriander leaves; tomatoes
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: urad dal; dried kidney beans; fresh ginger; garlic; canned tomatoes; chile powder; butter; heavy cream; garam masala; peanut oil; onions; paprika
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: mung dal; turmeric; peanut oil; asafetida powder; cumin seeds; dried red chiles
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: mung dal; turmeric; cinnamon sticks; fresh ginger; spinach; garam masala; peanut oil; dried red chillies
    • Accompaniments: Ground turkey with potatoes (Keema aloo)
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: dried chickpeas
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: dried chickpeas
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: dried chickpeas; onions; fresh ginger; garlic; bird's eye chiles; chile powder; ground cumin; ground coriander; turmeric; tomatoes; garam masala; chaat masala
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sauces, general; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: dried chickpeas; peanut oil; cumin seeds; nigella seeds; fresh ginger; garlic; tomatoes; chile powder; cilantro
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: dried black-eyed peas; peanut oil; cumin seeds; cinnamon sticks; onions; white mushrooms; tomatoes; ground cumin; ground coriander; turmeric; chile powder
    • Accompaniments: Avocado-radish salad
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Side dish; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: split red lentils; turmeric; green bird's eye chiles; peanut oil; dried red chillies; shallots
    • Accompaniments: Rajasthani red braised lamb (Rajasthani gosht)
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: peanut oil; zucchini; chile powder; cumin seeds; mustard seeds; dried red chillies; onions; ground coriander; ground cumin; turmeric; tomatoes; green chiles; brown lentils; cilantro
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: dried kidney beans; peanut oil; asafetida powder; mustard seeds; cumin seeds; dried red chillies; curry leaves; tomatoes; turmeric; ground coriander; ground cumin; green chillies; fresh ginger
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sauces, general; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: peanut oil; asafoetida powder; cumin seeds; red chillies; beets; tomato passata; turmeric
    • Accompaniments: Cucumber, onion, and tomato salad
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Stir-fries; Main course; Side dish; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: green beans; peanut oil; asafetida powder; mustard seeds; urad dal; dried red chillies; curry leaves; chile powder
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Side dish; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: ground coriander; ground cumin; turmeric; garam masala; chile powder; peanut oil; mustard seeds; cumin seeds; cauliflower; fresh ginger; cilantro; green bird's eye chiles
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Side dish; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: kale; mustard oil; dried red chiles
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sauces, general; Main course; Side dish; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: canned coconut milk; button mushrooms; turmeric; peanut oil; shallots; ground coriander; chile powder; green chiles; limes
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Notes about this book

  • Bombshell13 on September 13, 2020

    Chicken Korma! Delicious! One thing I would do next time is to saute the raisins and the almonds on a skillet instead. Its really hard to get the smaller pieces before they burn in the oil.

  • Skamper on May 25, 2019

    Chicken in a Yogurt Sauce p 87 This was good for a weeknight meal. Made a half batch but accidentally added the full amount of cumin, which didn't seem to hurt.

  • Skamper on May 25, 2019

    Mung Dal with Spinach (Saag Wali Moong) - p 18 This was disappointing. Made exactly as directed. Very little flavor and soupier than in the photos.

Notes about Recipes in this book

  • Buttery dal (Dal makkhani)

    • IvyManning on March 11, 2021

      Super bland. And the beans had a bit of a chew, had to cook much longer than indicated.

  • Chicken in a yogurt sauce

    • IvyManning on March 11, 2021

      Very very watery. Wondering if there's a typo? Say to add 1 cup of water, 1 teaspoon at a time. Took forever and the chicken was barely cooked through. Don't mind that with chicken breast, but with 1 1/2 inch pieces of chicken thigh, this was kinda gross. The curry leaves are left in the curry but I don't think you're supposed to eat them , we found it kind of hard to tell from the cilantro.

    • jbny on September 27, 2019

      Add *1 cup* of water to the chickpea flour -- by teaspoons? that can't be right (though I haven't seen a correction online). The result is more liquid than paste. the recipe still is delicious, but there sure is a lot of sauce. I'll try less water next time. Any comments?

  • Rajasthani red braised lamb (Rajasthani gosht)

    • IvyManning on March 11, 2021

      Nice flavor, but the lamb was pretty tough. cut the lamb as directed and cooked it at high for 22 minutes and npr. was till really chewy. Reminder to me: don't use this recipe.

  • Goat curry (Bakri ka gosht)

    • IvyManning on March 11, 2021

      Super delicious. Glad I made it with bone-in goat pieces. Next time, I need to try this with less water, 1/2 cup instead of 3/4 cup, it was a bit soupy...or do an uncovered reduction at the end. Wonder how it'd turn out with pressure though. It'd be lots quicker. hmm...

  • Saffron rice with golden raisins (Zaafraan uar kushmish ka pullao)

    • IvyManning on March 11, 2021

      Makes overcooked basmati rice clumps. Followed recipe exactly. :(

  • Ground lamb with peas (Keema matar)

    • PennyG on January 18, 2021

      I didn’t like this nearly as much as my usual Keema recipe (Indian Cooking Unfolded by Raghavan Iyer). I made this because I was missing a couple of ingredients for my usual: red onion and fresh green chile. I had everything for this recipe, plus my pans and burners were busy doing other things so this sounded like the perfect alternative. Raghavan’s Keema is sautéed on the stovetop and cooked dry. This one was totally soupy when I opened the Instant Pot. I am making it ahead for the week, so I think I will reheat it in a sauté pan with a bit of the liquid it cooked in and get it to brown up a bit. I don’t think I will make this one again. ETA: I did warm this in a skillet - let the liquid burn off, then browned it a bit and have to say it was delicious! Good cooking-ahead recipe.

  • Chicken mulligatawny soup

    • TrishaCP on February 15, 2020

      This used the pressure cooking function of the Instant Pot to one of its best advantages (pulling flavor out of the meat, in my case chicken thighs).The flavor of this was really delicious and rich tasting.

    • excurvatus on July 26, 2019

      This was very good. mine turned out a little more soupy, but the flavour was delicious. for myself, I'd cut down the spice a little bit next time.

  • Mung dal with spinach (Saag wali moong)

    • rosyannposy on June 26, 2021

      Really tasty and easy. Used spinach and random greens from garden. Also used a bunch of garlic scapes in tarka instead of garlic. Even 2 year old liked it.

    • cjross on July 08, 2019

      I've made this a couple times. My one year old loves it.

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Good and tasty.

    • excurvatus on September 28, 2019

      This is a good dal. It's nothing to knock your socks off, but it has enough flavour even before adding the tarka. Even after adding it, it only adds to the enjoyment. I used one bunch of kale.

  • Goan shrimp curry (Samar codi)

    • cjross on July 08, 2019

      This was fine but not really worth making in the instant pot.

  • Indian-Chinese pork chops

    • cjross on July 08, 2019

      These were so good. It's worth buying this cookbook just to get this recipe!

    • Skamper on August 14, 2020

      My pork chops probably weren't as fatty as hers, and they came out slightly dry (but much less so than I feared). Next time I think I'd cut the sautee time. I made half a batch and was concerned I'd get the burn error but did not. These were good and I'd make again.

  • Mung dal, rice, and cabbage soup

    • rionafaith on November 17, 2019

      Tasty but subtly flavored, comforting soup. I made this to have on hand as an easy meal after I have surgery this week and I think it will be perfect for that.

  • Beef oxtail in a bazaari North Indian red sauce (Lal gosht)

    • bangss on May 26, 2020

      Sauce was ridiculously delicious, although it turned out as more of a thick stew than the curry we were expecting. Some of this might be because our oxtail was in quite large chunks, although overall lighter than the 2-3 lbs recommended. We'll likely make this again, but try with stew meat or even chicken next time.

  • Kerala lamb stew (Eshtew)

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Pretty decent.

  • Lamb with spinach (Saag gosht)

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Pretty decent.

  • Red chicken curry

  • Royal chicken korma

  • Basmati rice pilaf with whole garam masala and dill (Sooay kay chawal)

  • Baby arugula salad with mustard oil

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Quick, easy and good.

  • Cucumber, onion, and tomato salad

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Quick, easy and good.

  • Simple mung dal (Tarkay ki moong dal)

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Quick, easy and tasty.

  • Shrimp steamed with mustard (Bhapay jhinga)

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Makes 4 small servings. Tasty.

  • Halibut in a green Parsi sauce (Parsi macchi 1)

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Really good! The sauce is delicious.

  • Kale cooked in a Kashmiri style

    • Dannausc on May 09, 2020

      Quick and easy. Pretty decent.

  • Chicken stewed in a light sauce with potatoes and cauliflower

    • dc151 on March 21, 2020

      I have to say that this book hasn't grabbed me the same way as some others of MJ's have, however this is one of the recipes I come back to. It's really more of a soup than a stew, since it's not thick at all, but a really nice flavor to the broth.

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  • ISBN 10 0525655808
  • ISBN 13 9780525655800
  • Published May 07 2019
  • Page Count 185
  • Language English


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