An Invitation to Indian Cooking: 50th Anniversary Edition: A Cookbook by Madhur Jaffrey

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  • ISBN 10 0593535685
  • ISBN 13 9780593535684
  • Published Nov 21 2023
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 352
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Knopf

Publishers Text

A beautiful fiftieth anniversary edition of the essential Indian cookbook—"the final word on the subject" (The New York Times)—featuring a new introduction by the author and a new foreword by Yotam Ottolenghi.

The “queen of Indian cooking" (Saveur), Madhur Jaffrey helped introduce generations of American home cooks to the foods of the subcontinent. In An Invitation to Indian Cooking—widely considered one of the best cookbooks of all time and enshrined in the James Beard Foundation’s Cookbook Hall of Fame—Jaffrey gives readers a sweeping survey of the rich culinary traditions of her home.

Living in London and homesick, she was prompted to recreate the dishes of her Delhi childhood. Jaffrey taught herself the art of Indian cuisine and, in this groundbreaking book, she shares those lessons with us all. Featuring more than 160 recipes, the book covers everything from appetizers, soups, vegetables, and meats to fish, chutneys, breads, desserts, and more.

An instant classic upon publication, An Invitation to Indian Cooking teaches home cooks perfect renditions of dishes such as Mulligatawny Soup, Whole Wheat Samosas, and Chicken Biryani, alongside Green Beans with Mustard, Khitcherie Unda (scrambled eggs, Indian style), and Nargisi koftas (large meatballs stuffed with hard-boiled eggs). From recipes for formal occasions to the making of everyday staples such as dals, pickles, and relishes, Jaffrey’s “invitation” has proved irresistible for generations of American home cooks.

Beautifully redesigned—and featuring a new foreword by the author and a new introduction by superfan, Yotam Ottolenghi—this anniversary edition celebrates An Invitation to Indian Cooking’s half a century as the go-to text on Indian cooking.

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