Meera Sodha reveals a whole new side of Indian food that is fresh, delicious and quick to make at home. These vegetable-based recipes offer up a treasure trove of flavours, making the perfect gift for both vegetarians and meat-eaters
Here are surprising recipes for every day made using easy to find ingredients: mushroom and walnut samosas, oven-baked onion bhajis and beetroot and paneer kebabs. There are familiar and classic Indian recipes like dals, curries and pickles, alongside less familiar ones using fresh seasonal British ingredients, like Brussels sprout thoran, Gardeners' Question Time pilau and green beans with cashew nuts and coconut.
And then there are showstoppers such as daily dosas with coconut potatoes, roasted cauliflower korma, sticky mango paneer skewers, wild mushroom upma and lime pickle rice with roast squash and red onion. To finish, there's a chapter of luscious puddings like salted peanut and jaggery kulfi alongside carrot halwa and pistachio cake.
'An unbridled joy' Nigel Slater
WINNER OF THE OBSERVER FOOD MONTHLY'S BEST NEW COOKBOOK AWARD 2017 FROM THE FORTNUM & MASON COOKERY WRITER OF THE YEAR 2018
'The tastiest, liveliest, spice-infused fare this side of the Sabamarti river' Guardian
'Terrific, flaunting how rich and resourceful vegetarian cooking can be' Sunday Times
Multiple Gift of the Year Awards:
The Gift of the Year awards are the most highly respected industry accolades, aimed at recognising the best products, talent and inspiration in our industry each year. We were touched and humbled that Spice Kitchen was awarded Gift of the Year in 2022 for our Indian Spice Tin with Silk Sari Wrap, the second time this product has won the award!
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Winners of BBC Good Food Show Producers Bursary Award: Awarded to outstanding producers of excellent British Speciality foods. Spice Kitchen also Featured on the BB1 Hairy Bikers show where they used Spice Kitchen spices to cook their favourite food.
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