Vegetarian Flavors with Alamelu
By Alamelu Vairavan
2020 • Hippocrene Books
All the best plant-based recipes from Alamelu’s cookbooks and TV show!
Alamelu Vairavan, host of the popular PBS show “Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu” has been showing viewers how to embrace vegetables and protein-rich legumes with her flavorful, easy-to-follow recipes for years. Now all her vegetarian favorites are available in one volume, for home cooks who want creative, palate-pleasing ways to prepare wholesome vegetables like kale, cauliflower, radishes, eggplant, swiss chard, squashes and much more. These recipes are low-calorie, low-fat and packed with nutrients, fiber and flavor!
Included are 100 recipes, including 25 brand-new ones, that celebrate the marriage of Indian spices with nutritious vegetables, beans and lentils. These fusion recipes range from appetizers, soups, curries, salads and vegetable entrees to chutneys and desserts, and each one is accompanied by a full-color photo and step-by-step instructions. Also included are a helpful guide to Indian spices and ingredients. Fans rave about how easy and fool-proof Alamelu’s recipes are—making nutritious, Indian-inspired meals are a snap!
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