Madhur Jaffrey is the authority on Indian food and is known and loved for her knowledgeable yet accessible writing on the subject. The Essential Madhur Jaffrey contains all her most popular recipes in one volume, including everything from delicious meat and fish curries to vegetarian meals and recipes for chutneys and pickles. Based on a broad range of regional Indian cusines, the recipes have been selected to provide ideas for all kinds of occasions, from quick after-work meals to more elaborate entertaining. Informative introductions and notes on ingredients and equipment give fascinating background information. This is a classic collection from the leading name in Indian cooking.