Tandoori Chicken Bites, Vegetable Koftas, Samosas, Chapatis and Mango Chutney – if these are all dishes that you’d love to be able to cook and eat at home, the Easy Indian Cookbook is for you. Aimed at cooks new to the ingredients and techniques used in Indian cookery, this book takes you, step by step, through the processes involved in creating delicious, aromatic Indian dishes. Each recipe is divided into clear stages and techniques to enable you to master this colourful and exotic cuisine – and realize that making the perfect biryani is as simple as stirring the ingredients together in a pan. The book opens by introducing you to the world of Indian cooking, explaining the ingredients, methods and basic preparations such as spices, chutneys, breads and rice. The clear chapters give you delicious recipes for snacks and starters; vegetarian, poultry, meat, fish and shellfish main dishes; side dishes; and simple yet exotic sweets. Try Fenugreek Flatbreads, Paneer with Peas, Prawns with Hot-and-Sour Curry or Cardamom Ice Cream. Finally, a cross-referenced collection of 12 menu plans, showing mouthwatering meals for lunches and dinners, whether you want a warming curry to see you through a chilly winter evening or a sumptuous feast for friends and family. With clear instructions, beautiful finished-dish photographs and invaluable tips throughout, the Easy Indian Cookbook is the one-stop Indian cookbook for beginners.