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 cuisines, the recipes have been selected to provide meal ideas for all kinds of occasions, from quick after-work meals to more elaborate dishes for entertaining. Informative introductions and notes on ingredients and equipment give fascinating background information. This is a classic collection of Indian recipes from the world's leading authority on Indian cooking.