the ingredients

These are the ingredients to cook the dishes in this cookbook.

There are few truly exotic ingredients used in this book, but there are some basic ingredients you will need.

The description will mention preparation techniques and offer substitutes, if possible. You should be able to get everything you need from a good supermarket or respectable specialist Indian grocer.

The ingredient pages have the binomen, or botanical name, and common Indian names associated with the ingredient to make your shopping easier.