Top Cookbooks for Traditional Indian Food

Top Cookbooks for Traditional Indian Food

By Anamika Sharma

As Westerns has accustomed to chicken tikka Masala and lamb biryani which is entirely different from the traditional Indian cookery. What you get in India such as curries and dal is more healthier and tastier. According to chefs, here are the real Indian cooking books that shares the secrets of cooking.

1. Tasting India by Christine Manfield

Christine Manfield in his book Tasting India recalls her travels around India. It is both a recipe book as well as a travel guide. This books includes 250 delicious and amazing recipes which she collected in two decades in India by travelling and meeting enthusiastic and talented cooks. This books has ten divisions which focus on 10 different regions including Goa and The Indian Himalaya. He gives the detailed description in each chapter mentioning the places where you can stay, restaurants where you can eat and shops for purchasing things. You can always keep your busy with an extensive selection of extremely tasty recipes which are not too difficult.

2. 50 Great Curries of India by Camellia Panjabi

50 Great Curries of India is one of the best and top selling Indian book of this century. Moreover, it is a part of any spice lover's bookshelf. 50 Great Curries of India is written by Camellia Panjabi who made sure that the recipes which are included are suitable to the varied skillset and pleases the different taste. She was born in Mumbai. But before setting up a culinary business adventure, she moved to England to study at Cambridge. She now owns MW Eat collection of London-based restaurants. In this book, she shares some of the recipes which are regional and her favorite. It also includes the handy tips of cooking curries with beautiful photographs.

3. Made in India: Cooked in Britain by Meera Sodha

Made in India: Cooked in Britain: Recipes from An Indian Family Kitchen by Meera Sodha is a book which brings passion about educating Westerners what is true homemade Indian food is. Before leaving home for university, she had taken her mother's culinary genius for granted but now no more she does that. She thought that her family favorite recipes will soon be forgotten but the she was able to published it.