Beyond Curry is a practical guide to Indian cooking for novice and expert alike featuring cuisine from Maharashtra state


Detailed, step-by-step instructions are provided for a wide range of dishes, all adapted to the western kitchen. Designed for busy cooks, these quick and easy recipes have been modified whenever possible to use foods available in supermarkets and health-food stores. The well-illustrated text is supplemented by a glossary and guides to spices, utensils, serving, menu planning, and shopping for “exotic” as well as “stand-by” ingredients. Beyond Curry has become a classic in Ann Arbor and is deserving of place in the collection of every adventurous cook.

Hemalata C. DANDEKAR is Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.