Mascot Books

Simply Indian: Vegetarian Cuisine of Western India

Simply Indian is a collection of ninety fully-photographed, easy-to-prepare vegetarian recipes inspired by the traditional flavors of western India. Authentic, modern, healthy, and convenient, these dishes are the perfect introduction to one of the world's most diverse plant-based cuisines. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions straight from the kitchen of food blogger Nita Desai, new and experienced cooks alike will love recipes like: Spinach, Onion, and Jalapeno Pakoras Maharaja Vegetables Baingan Bharta Cucumber Raita Whole Lentil Daal Authentic Chai There’s something for every palate in chapters dedicated to sauces, flatbreads, beans and lentils, rice dishes, vegetables and curries, traditional street fare, and more. From the regional differences of Indian food, to the basic ingredients and their uses, to identifying, storing, and using spices, Simply Indian will help you cook your way into creating new traditions with your family.