Here you will discover Alamelu’s passion to promote healthy cooking using spices, legumes and herbs. Using South Indian techniques, Alamelu will help you learn the joy of cooking that is not only healthy but delicious. Alamelu’s Mission is:

“To enrich people’s culinary experience and to inspire them to discover that cooking and sharing healthful foods can be an especially joyful experience.”

Alamelu’s recent books:

  • Healthy South Indian Cooking-Expanded Edition (latest printing 2012)
  • Chettinad Kitchen: Food and Flavors from South India (January 2011)
  • Indian Inspired Gluten Free Cooking (May 2013)

Books are available on: AmazonHippocrene BooksBarnes & Noble as well as in major book stores.

The best of Alamelu’s cookbooks and TV recipes in one volume!

“I highly recommend Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu to readers who want to take advantage of the powerful, healing antioxidant qualities of spices and at the same time, indulge in the flavor-rich, wholesome offerings of Indian cuisine.”

Dr. Bharat Aggarwal, author of Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease


book-Healthy South Indian Cooking Indian Inspired Gluten-Free Cooking was named a “Best new GF cookbook for 2013” by Delicious Living Magazine.


Alamelu’s Start-Up Spice Package

This Start-Up Spice Package will help you start cooking many healthful and delicious recipes found in Alamelu’s cookbooks!

"Healthful Indian Flavors"

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Great show. Best how to cook Indian I've seen. Recipes are spot on. Thank you - Nate


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