Cafe Spice Namaste: New-Wave Indian Cooking with Over 100 Recipes by Cyrus Todiwala

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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Small plates - tapas, meze; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: aubergines; tomatoes; onions; fresh ginger; garlic; chilli powder; coriander sprigs; chaat masala; Greek yoghurt
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    • Ingredients: dried fenugreek leaves
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    • Categories: Fried doughs; Appetizers / starters; Snacks; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: onions; green chillies; chilli powder; coriander sprigs; cumin seeds; ajwain seeds; besan flour; frying oil of your choice
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Appetizers / starters; Small plates - tapas, meze; Indian
    • Ingredients: mussels; onions; carrots; green chillies; dry white wine; mayonnaise; paprika; coriander sprigs; mixed lettuces
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Small plates - tapas, meze; Indian
    • Ingredients: queen scallops; fresh ginger; garlic; green chillies; ground cumin; ground coriander; turmeric; coriander sprigs
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Small plates - tapas, meze; Entertaining & parties; Indian
    • Ingredients: chicken meat; cumin seeds; coriander sprigs
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    • Ingredients: cumin seeds
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    • Ingredients: milk; black peppercorns; fennel seeds; green cardamom pods; bay leaves; saffron; cinnamon sticks; ghee; besan flour; ground fennel; chilli powder; boneless whole quail
    • Accompaniments: Green chutney; Fresh tomato chutney
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Small plates - tapas, meze; Indian
    • Ingredients: chicken livers; fresh ginger; garlic; green chillies; turmeric; ground cumin; coriander sprigs; mint
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Appetizers / starters; Snacks; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: semolina; yoghurt; spring onions; tomatoes; green chillies; coriander sprigs; mustard seeds; curry leaves; asafoetida powder; fruit salt
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    • Categories: Sandwiches & burgers; Appetizers / starters; Snacks; Indian
    • Ingredients: eggs; chapatis; onions; coriander sprigs; mint; lamb leg meat; ginger garlic paste; ground coriander; red chilli paste; Greek yoghurt; tomatoes; garam masala
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    • Categories: How to...; Spice / herb blends & rubs; Indian
    • Ingredients: dried red chillies
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    • Ingredients: prawns; cumin seeds; coriander seeds; onions; fresh ginger; garlic; green chillies; coriander sprigs; spring roll pastry; eggs; frying oil of your choice
    • Accompaniments: Green chutney; Green coconut chutney
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Appetizers / starters; Indian
    • Ingredients: white fish fillets; green chillies; fresh ginger; garlic; coriander sprigs; eggs; white bread; cinnamon sticks; dried red chillies; onions; ginger garlic paste; tomatoes; malt vinegar; jaggery; tamarind
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Main course; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: cinnamon sticks; dried red chillies; onions; ginger garlic paste; tomatoes; malt vinegar; jaggery; tamarind pulp
    • Accompaniments: Minced lamb cutlets (Freny Aunty na lacy cutless)
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    • Ingredients: cumin seeds; green chillies; onions; potatoes; coriander sprigs; eggs
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    • Ingredients: floury potatoes; coriander sprigs; green chillies; chaat masala; ground cumin; frying oil; onions; peanuts
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    • Categories: Stuffing; Appetizers / starters; Snacks; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: floury potatoes; coriander sprigs; green chillies; chaat masala; ground cumin; frying oil; onions; peas; paneer cheese
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    • Categories: Chutneys, pickles & relishes; Fried doughs; Appetizers / starters; Snacks; Indian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: wholemeal flour; rice flour; semolina; frying oil of your choice; coriander sprigs; tamarind; dates; jaggery; mint; green chillies; garlic; cumin seeds; potatoes; onions; chaat masala
    • Accompaniments: Curried white peas (Ragda)
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Appetizers / starters; Main course; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: green chillies; fresh ginger; coriander sprigs; cumin seeds; turmeric; eggs; egg whites; ghee
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Breakfast / brunch; Snacks; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: onions; fresh ginger; garlic; green chillies; ground cumin; ground coriander; turmeric; chilli powder; tomatoes; malt vinegar; eggs
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    • Categories: Egg dishes; Salads; Appetizers / starters; Side dish; Indian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: eggs; coconut; green chillies; coriander sprigs; tamarind pulp; roasted salted peanuts; shallots; tomatoes
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  • Stuffed okra (Bhareli bhindi)

    • metacritic on May 19, 2021

      These are good though I think they need cooking with more oil than the recipe calls for, at a pretty high heat, and for longer. But the core idea here is good and reminds me of the okra at a terrific little restaurant in Bandra that I often crave.

  • Crispy okra raita

    • metacritic on December 19, 2021

      A little more work than some, but well worth the labor, as I recall.

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  • ISBN 10 0091865034
  • ISBN 13 9780091865030
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  • Published Nov 05 1998
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 144
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Ebury Press
  • Imprint Ebury Press

Publishers Text

Cyrus Todiwala, chef and co-owner of Cafe Spice Namaste, is the most exciting chef working in Indian food today. Reviews have ranged from 'a chef of genius' (Harpers & Queen) to Time Out's declaration that 'If you only go to one Indian restaurant this year, make it this one'. Although classically trained, Cyrus is known for his innovative approach to Indian food. Alongside familiar dishes, he combines traditional techniques and flavourings with more unexpected ingredients to produce delicious recipes such as ostrich tikka, tandoori monkfish and langoustine with tamarind. In this, his first book, over 100 recipes range from starters and nibbles, through meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, to the superb chutneys and relishes - from chilli relish to the more adventurous wild boar pickle - for which the restaurant is also renowned. With its vibrant design and photography reflecting the colourful restaurant style, CAFE SPICE NAMASTE will revolutionize ideas of traditional Indian food and attract a whole new audience to the creative possibilities of this exciting cuisine.

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