Tandoori Home Cooking: Over 70 Classic Indian Tandoori Recipes to Cook at Home (Hardcover)

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Tandoori Home Cooking is an approachable, vibrant and flavorful celebration of Indian Tandoori cooking.

Cooking in a tandoor (clay oven) is a technique that dates back to the Bronze Age, and traditionally has always been about bringing the flavor from the clay oven to the vegetables, meats and fresh breads cooked in it. Communal kitchens have centred around the Tandoor for generations across the northern frontier of India, making their way through the Indian subcontinent, and always providing warmth, good food and flavor.

In Tandoori Home Cooking, Maunika Gowardhan, bestselling author of Thali, takes you on a tour to share an explosion of tandoori flavors, spices, recipes and culinary heritage found across the streets and restaurants of India, with dishes that can be made in conventional ovens and grills in your home all year round.

From Aslam Butter Chicken and Zafrani Paneer Tikka, along with Apple, Beet and Mooli Salad and Garlic and Ghee Naan, to Mango and Pistachio Kulfi and Jal Jeera, there is a dynamic selection of classic recipes, all of which can easily be created at home.

With meal planners to guide you on what dishes can be paired together, Tandoori Home Cooking arms home cooks with everything you need to bring tandoori cooking into your own home.

About the Author

Maunika Gowardhan is an Indian chef and author. Born and raised in Mumbai, India she is now based in the UK. She regularly contributes to a number of publications including, BBC Olive Magazine, BBC Food, Sunday Times, Telegraph and is the contributing editor for Vogue India where she shares all the latest on the global Indian food scene. 

Praise For…

"I don’t know many home cooks with a traditional tandoori clay oven, but that’s the beauty of Maunika Gowardhan’s new book: she helps you recreate the tandoor with your home ovens, cast-iron skillets and grills." – Julie Chernoff, Evanston Round Table

"I love how herbaceous and powerful all the flavors in this book are; and, most importantly, it makes me feel like I could actually make some great naan." - Adam Rothbarth, VICE

"Gowardhan breaks down how the ancient style of clay pot dishes straight from the oven is not only possible without said clay pot, but easier than you might think." -Evan Kleiman, KCRW's Good Food

Product Details
ISBN: 9781784885786
ISBN-10: 1784885789
Publisher: Hardie Grant
Publication Date: June 6th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English