Colorful and whimsical, this delightful cookbook features a bevy of dishes inspired by North and Central Indian cuisine. Recipes such as Spicy Papaya Salad, Scallops in a Creamy Dilly Sauce, and Cashews in Coconut Sauce accompany mouth-watering desserts and additional recipes for soups, snacks, and breads. Introductory sections also address the most common ingredients, utensils, and cooking methods needed for Indian cooking. With meals suitable for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, this is an all-in-one resource for authentic Indian cooking. Beautiful photographs redolent of the mystery and romance of the East are interspersed throughout and complement the mouthwatering images of Reza’s food.