It was a few days after an incredible meal of homemade Indian food made from recipes taken from Raghavan Iyer’s Curries at my aunt and uncle’s house. 26 Mar Recently we decided to up our game on Indian cooking at home, so we bought Curries. The title should’ve tipped me to the size of the book. 19 Oct Chana Masala ( Curries by Raghavan Iyer). Taste: 5 (Pretty much tasted exactly like our favorite Indian restaurants) Ease of Preparation: 4.

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I LOVE cookbooks that have a blurb at the top that say a little about the recipe. With over 24 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Iyer is also fluent in more than six languages.

Aug 12, Gregsamsa rated it it was amazing. I’ve made numerous recipes from this chapter. I like the way he writes — very enthusiastically — and it definitely makes you want to This book is good, but you better be ready to seek out lots of authentic and not readily available ingredients like curry leaves to curies follow the recipes.

I like the descriptions of bt he obtained the recipes and the light, casual, and humorous tone of the book makes it a pleasure just to read. May 15, BookBec rated it liked it. Stewed Beets with Beet Greens and Ginger – yum! If you’re looking for the in-depth information about spices there’s a glossary of ingredients at the back of the book that includes a cheat sheet for shopping.

Sprinkle the remaining cilantro and the onion over the chickpeas and serve over rice or with naan. I’ve been cooking the same few Indian dishes for years and I wanted to expand my repertoire.

I made one vegetable and one legume curry, and they were far from substantial meals. I’ve only made one meal from this book so far a coconut chicken curry, dal, and avocado relish with homemade roti and was only so-so on everything but the relish and the roti very tastybut since there are other curries for me to try, I can’t really complain We all know restaurants tend to lean on these ingredients to please the punters and Indian restaurants are no exception.


Aug 31, Rosa rated it really liked it Shelves: It doesn’t dumb-down the flavor for anyone with a wimpy palette and dishes span the spectrum of regional Indian cookery. Description Curry is Salmon with Garlic and Turmeric.

660 Curries

My aloo gobi restaurant style did not taste like restaurant aloo gobi, but was still pretty good. I LOVE the book.

I make three recipes when I cook from this book a protein, veg, and starchand it takes me roughly two hours from start raghavzn finish. All you have to do is tell us about your first encounter with Indian cuisine in the comments section below.

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Cook the Book: ‘660 Curries’ by Raghavan Iyer

Jan 08, Kecia rated it liked it Shelves: There are traditional, regional curries from around the subcontinent and contemporary curries. Each time I use this book I am amazed by the wonderful, flavorful, complex taste the food I produce has. I cut the amount of chilie iydr this recipe in half and it was still too hot! Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Cover about halfway and let simmer until the mixture forms a thick reddish-brown sauce minutes. I’ve not done any of the Biryani Curries pg or any of the Curry Cohorts pg either. After the introduction comes Spice Blends and Pastes pg Return to Book Page. Every single recipe I tried turned out to be absolutely fantastic.


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Once you have invested the time in getting the ingredients and putting together some spice mixes which most of the recipes don’t even call for, but it’s funthe techniques and recipes are pretty easy and fast, and the flavors and the smells are absolutely amazing. View all 6 comments. Jun 27, Jen Dent rated it really liked it Shelves: However, the extra effort is absolutely worth it, and once you have all of the ingredients prepared, Iyer’s directions are clear and uncomplicated.

Preview — Curries by Raghavan Iyer. So many amazing recipes to try. Also, Iyer is addicted to the word ‘addictive’. For most of the chicken recipes he recommends cutting up a whole chicken and tells you how to do itwhich is a great idea because buying a whole bird is far cheaper than buying the pieces separately.

Stewed spinach – seemed more like a chutney-ish curry than a curry of its own right. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Like this guy says in the beginning, it’s a baby.

Dec 16, Harris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Chrries have a lot of cookbooks—bookcases of them. I’ve discovered I’m not a fan of fennel seeds or black cardamom, but that’s due raghavn my taste buds, not the recipe. Sure, there are lovely recipes with cauliflower in them, but not nearly enough Once upon a time I had a hankering for some curry, so I was at the library and I grabbed this curry book.

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