In My Indian Kitchen, Chef Hari Nayak shares the secrets of his family's style of Indian cooking that he learned from his mother and aunts, neighbors, local street vendors and countless friends. The recipes in this Indian cookbook guarantee consistently delicious (and easy) dinners in your own kitchen—from a perfect Samosa with Mint Chutney and a melt-in-the-mouth Chicken Tikka Masala, to Pork Vindaloo, Tandoori Chicken and Sweet Mango Yogurt Lassi.
Some of the more than 100 authentic Indian recipes include:
- Cucumber and Yogurt Raita
- Spicy Paneer Cheese Kebabs
- Red Kidney Bean Curry
- Street-Style Grilled Corn on the Cob
- Fish Tikka
- Chicken Tikka Masala
- Spicy and Fragrant Lamb Curry
- Baked Garlic Naan
- Creamy Rice Pudding
- And many more…
Hari Nayak is known for his simple approach to food. He stays true to the core Indian values of the dishes he creates. Since graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Hari has worked in the food industry for more than 15 years—including stints at renowned New York restaurants like Aquavit and Daniel.
His other cookbooks include Modern Indian Cooking, My Indian Kitchen and The Cafe Spice Cookbook. Hari lives in New Jersey.