Flavors of India by Madhur Jaffrey

Search this book for Recipes »
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Christmas; Easter; Indian
    • Ingredients: cardamom pods; cinnamon bark; whole cloves; curry leaves; fresh ginger; lamb shoulder; potatoes; carrots; green chiles; coconut milk
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: cinnamon sticks; whole cloves; coriander seeds; red chillies; black peppercorns; cumin seeds; fennel seeds; cardamom pods; coconut; turmeric; brown mustard seeds; curry leaves; shallots; fresh ginger; lamb shoulder
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: ground coriander; ground cayenne pepper; turmeric; black peppercorns; cinnamon sticks; whole cloves; cardamom pods; fresh ginger; garlic; green chiles; duck meat; coconut milk; potatoes; ghee; brown mustard seeds; shallots; curry leaves
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: fresh ginger; garlic; red chillies; cumin seeds; black peppercorns; whole cloves; cinnamon sticks; cardamom pods; coconut; turmeric; chicken; tomatoes; shallots
    show
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: turmeric; fish steaks; coconut oil; green chiles; fresh ginger; curry leaves; coconut milk; limes
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: coconut oil; shallots; fresh ginger; curry braised gluten; ground cayenne pepper; black peppercorns; green chiles; tomatoes; sesame seeds; kingfish; coriander leaves
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: green chiles; fresh ginger; coconut; curry leaves; sardines; red chillies; tamarind paste
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: red chillies; ground cayenne pepper; paprika; ground coriander; turmeric; coconut; tamarind paste; green chiles; fresh ginger; shallots; fish steaks
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: coconut; coconut oil; curry leaves; ground cayenne pepper; ground coriander; turmeric; squid; shallots
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: okra; carrots; potatoes; green beans; plantains; coconut; green chiles; natural yogurt; curry leaves
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: ground coriander; black peppercorns; cumin seeds; turmeric; fennel seeds; cinnamon sticks; whole cloves; aubergines; ground cayenne pepper; fresh ginger; curry leaves; green chiles; coconut milk
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Side dish; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: red lentils; coconut milk; cucumbers; green chiles; curry leaves; coconut oil
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Side dish; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: mangoes; turmeric; ground cayenne pepper; jaggery; coconut; cumin seeds; natural yogurt; coconut oil; brown mustard seeds; red chillies; fenugreek seeds; curry leaves
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Side dish; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: ground cayenne pepper; coconut; spinach; green chiles; coconut oil; brown mustard seeds; rice; shallots; curry leaves
    show
    • Categories: Rice dishes; Side dish; Indian
    • Ingredients: basmati rice; blade mace; cardamom pods; whole cloves; cinnamon sticks; black peppercorns; green chiles; fresh ginger; ghee; bay leaves; carrots; chicken stock; coconut milk; raw cashew nuts; sultanas
    show
    • Categories: Bread & rolls, savory; Side dish; Indian
    • Ingredients: rice flakes; rice flour; active dry yeast; milk; coconut milk
    show
    • Categories: Chutneys, pickles & relishes; Indian
    • Ingredients: black peppercorns; red chillies; whole cloves; cinnamon sticks; fenugreek seeds; cumin seeds; pork shoulder; brown mustard seeds; fresh ginger; ground cayenne pepper; turmeric; ground cumin
    show
    • Categories: Snacks; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: plantains; turmeric; asafetida powder; vegetable oil; green chiles; curry leaves
    show
    • Categories: Chutneys, pickles & relishes; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: coriander seeds; cumin seeds; turmeric; coconut oil; coconut; brown mustard seeds; fenugreek seeds; red chillies; curry leaves; green chiles; fresh ginger; tamarind paste; jaggery
    show
    • Categories: Side dish; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: pineapple; coconut; ground cumin; natural yogurt; green chiles; coconut oil; brown mustard seeds; red chillies; curry leaves
    show
    • Categories: Fried doughs; Dessert; Indian
    • Ingredients: saffron; rice flour; ground cardamom; coconut; raw cashew nuts; raisins; ground cumin; plantains; vegetable oil
    show
    • Categories: Dessert; Indian
    • Ingredients: moong dal; muscovado sugar; coconut milk; ground ginger; nutmeg; ground cumin; ground cardamom; ghee; coconut
    show
    • Categories: Afternoon tea; Breakfast / brunch; Snacks; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: chickpea flour; asafetida powder; turmeric; ground cayenne pepper; peanut oil
    show
    • Categories: Snacks; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: chickpea flour; asafetida powder; turmeric; ground cayenne pepper; peanut oil; green chiles; coriander leaves; limes; onions
    show
    • Categories: Curry; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: raw cashew nuts; charoli nuts; peanuts; roasted chickpeas; watermelon seeds; cumin seeds; whole cloves; black peppercorns; cinnamon sticks; dried red chillies; whole star anise; turmeric; onions; fresh ginger; garlic; green chiles; lamb shoulder; curry leaves; tomatoes; coconut milk; lemons; coriander leaves
    show

Notes about this book

This book does not currently have any notes.

Notes about Recipes in this book

  • Lamb in a fennel-flavoured coconut sauce

    • Tommelise on October 27, 2013

      This curry was absolutely wonderful, it was hot, but you could still taste all the spices. I love lamb curry and am always looking for new ones and this was surprisingly good and quite different from other lamb currys I have tried from Madhur Jaffreys books ( and my other indian cookbooks) I only changed on thing. I omitted the poppy seeds since I am allergic to them.

  • Pork with vinegar and garlic

    • jdub1371 on September 08, 2017

      Made this a while back. This is a much more complex and richly-flavored vindaloo than you will find in most restaurants. If I remember correctly the fried-onion spice paste can be made a day or more ahead, which simplifies matters a great deal. Served it with the Goan-Style pilaf (from the same chapter-- I left a note for that recipe as well) and an apple raita. Memorable dinner!

  • Goan style pilaf

    • jdub1371 on September 08, 2017

      I made this a while back to serve with Pork Vindaloo (from the same book). Doubled the recipe since I was cooking for a party. I thought it was going to turn out like an Indian-flavored Spanish rice considering it was made with the pulp of four fresh tomatoes, but when it was cooked I lifted the lid of the pot and was greeted with an amazingly fragrant, gorgeous, pale petal pink pilaf (apologies for the alliteration). Superb. Went perfectly with the vindaloo.

  • Potatoes with mustard seed

    • Tiganna on January 21, 2018

      Very good. Not too much effort (particularly if one remembers that the potatoes have to be boiled in advance of the recipe!), very tasty, seasoning spot on.

  • Red spinach

    • Tiganna on January 21, 2018

      Nice and not too difficult, but not extremely interesting.

  • 'Rechad" spice paste

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Rechad Masala / Rechiado - a delicious Goan Chilli Paste) P108

  • Amritsari beans

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Amristsari Dal) P243

  • Flat corn breads

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Makki ki Roti) Page 250

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      Makki ki Roti: Easy to make and extremely delicious Indian (Punjabi) flatbread. They puff up beautifully. Lovely on their own with a small sprinkling of salt and a cuppa tea, or with a curry. Don't forget the ghee. They are divine with an Indian dish of mustard greens. Use a fine cornmeal for the dough, easily available at Indian groceries. Can add ajwain seed (carom seed) and chopped fresh coriander leaves to the dough. Dough keeps well wrapped in clingwrap in the fridge overnight, for roti the next day. Wrapped them around avo and garden greens and garden radish for a wonderful lunch.

  • Mint & white radish chutney

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      Pudina Mooli Chutney. P251. #118 in Recipes folder

  • Mixed vegetables with coconut

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Avial) P32. A beautiful classic dish.

  • Aubergines (eggplant) in coconut milk

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Thenkapal Varadhiniya) P33. Spicy and beautiful.

  • Cucumber cooked with lentils

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Olan) P34. Excellent.

  • Mango curry

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Manga Kalan) P36

  • Vegetable rice

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Neyychoru - Carrot Ghee Rice) P30

  • Plantain chips

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      Delicious! (Kaya Varathathu) P43.

  • 'Dry' split peas

    • Ganga108 on January 31, 2021

      (Mugh Ni Dal) P70 As well as with an Indian meal, this is great as a salad base.

You must Create an Account or Sign In to add a note to this book.

Reviews about this book

This book does not currently have any reviews.

  • ISBN 10 1884656064
  • ISBN 13 9781884656064
  • Published Nov 01 1998
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 320
  • Language English
  • Edition illustrated edition
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher West 175 Enterprises
  • Imprint West 175 Enterprises

Publishers Text

Madhur Jaffrey's latest treasure is a guided tour through eight regions of her native India, each home to its own traditional dishes. With 130 authentic recipes and 64 pages of full-color photos, this is an irresistible followup to Madhur Jaffrey's A Taste of the Far East, winner of the James Beard Award for Best Cookbook of the Year.

Other cookbooks by this author