This is a fully illustrated guide to preparing delicious Indian food, featuring 325 easy and original recipes inspired by this highly popular cuisine. It offers expert advice on how to produce stunning results every time, using authentic Indian ingredients and classic cooking methods. There are tempting dishes for every occasion, including soups and appetizers; fish and shellfish; poultry dishes; meat dishes; Balti dishes; vegetarian main dishes; rice and vegetable side dishes; relishes and chutneys; Indian breads; and desserts and drinks. It features over 1800 photographs that explain all techniques in simple steps, and there are tips and variations throughout. It includes a handy glossary of terms and ingredients. This is the ultimate guide to successful Indian cooking, with a superb range of classic, modern and regional dishes for every occasion. An accessible introduction helps the beginner to learn principles such as mixing curry pastes and preparing basmati rice, with guidance on equipping a kitchen to cope with a variety of cooking methods. You can choose from 325 exciting and original recipes, from creamy Goan Fish Casserole to Indian Ice Cream. The versatile collection also includes tips on preparing condiments such as pickles, as well as breads and low-fat recipes. The recipes are easy to follow, and will enable cooks to master exciting Indian cooking in no time.