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Healthy Indian Flavors with Alamelu
The best of Alamelu’s cookbooks and TV recipes in one volume!

What readers have said:

“Recipes for healthy lifestyle”
“Delicious Indian cooking made easy!”
“Chef Vairavan’s TV show is wonderful. This cookbook is the perfect companion.”
“Five stars!”
“This book is a keeper!”



Indian Inspired Gluten-Free Cooking 
Spice Up Your Gluten-Free Diet
Trusted Indian cookbook author brings global flavors to the gluten-free community.Indian Inspired Gluten-Free Cooking was named a “Best new GF cookbook for 2013” by Delicious Living Magazine. 




Chettinad Kitchen 
The book is aimed at modern day cooks who wish to explore this famous South Indian cuisine in their own kitchen. The recipes in this book will allow home cooks to create enticing vegetarian Chettinad favourites such as Vellai Paniyaram, Kuzhi Paniyaram, Adai, Idiappam, Aappam, Kosamalli, Vellai Poondu Kulambu, Kaikari Kuruma, Beans Poriyal, Broccoli Podimas and Pala Payasam. The book also includes recipes for many authentic non-vegetarian Chettinad foods including Chettinad Chicken Soup, Chicken Chops and Meen Vaurval(Fish Fry). Over 100 recipes, 24 colour photographs, a glossary of Chettinad foods as well as spices, and a shopping list of spices make this book and excellent and valuable guide to Chettinad cooking.




Healthy South Indian Cooking 
Healthy South Indian Cooking focuses on easy-to-follow recipes for preparing aromatic and healthful foods using legumes and spices. It presents an introduction to the culinary delights of South India where the cuisine is exceptionally appetizing and appealing. Clear and simple instructions make the recipes accessible to even novice cooks.This book is the fruitful result of two neighbors sharing recipes and cooking together for many years even before the thought of publication. These informal cooking sessions resulted in many enjoyable family meals which combined eastern and western dishes.  The memorable family experiences led the authors to write their cookbooks in the hope of sharing the joy of cooking that they have known.



"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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