Best Indian cookbooks to cook Indian food & cuisine 2020

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Who doesn’t love Indian Food?

We’ve compiled some of the best Indian cookbooks filled with great recipes that will help you cook great Indian food & cuisine.

Best Indian Cookbooks 2020


SaleBestseller No. 1
Chaat: Recipes from the Kitchens, Markets, and Railways of India: A Cookbook
  • Hardcover Book
  • Chauhan, Maneet (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 272 Pages - 10/06/2020 (Publication Date) - Clarkson Potter (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 2
The Indian Cooking Course: Techniques - Masterclasses - Ingredients - 300 Recipes
  • Kyle Cathie Limited
  • Hardcover Book
  • Bharadwaj, Monisha (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 496 Pages - 10/21/2016 (Publication Date) - Kyle Books (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 3
Made in India: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen
  • Flatiron Books
  • Hardcover Book
  • Sodha, Meera (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 320 Pages - 09/15/2015 (Publication Date) - Flatiron Books (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 4
Dishoom: The first ever cookbook from the much-loved Indian restaurant
  • Hardcover Book
  • Thakrar, Shamil (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 400 Pages - 12/31/2019 (Publication Date) - Bloomsbury Publishing (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 5
Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family
  • Hardcover Book
  • Krishna, Priya (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 04/23/2019 (Publication Date) - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 6
Indian Instant Pot® Cookbook: Traditional Indian Dishes Made Easy and Fast
  • Pitre, Urvashi (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 174 Pages - 09/19/2017 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 7
Chetna's Healthy Indian: Vegetarian: Everyday Veg and Vegan Feasts Effortlessly Good for You
  • Hardcover Book
  • Makan, Chetna (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 208 Pages - 06/30/2020 (Publication Date) - Mitchell Beazley (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 8
Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen: Traditional and Creative Recipes for the Home Cook
  • Vegan Heritage Press LLC
  • Hingle, Richa (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 05/19/2015 (Publication Date) - Vegan Heritage Press, LLC (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 9
The Essential Indian Instant Pot Cookbook: Authentic Flavors and Modern Recipes for Your Electric...
  • Hardcover Book
  • Mundhe, Archana (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 176 Pages - 10/16/2018 (Publication Date) - Ten Speed Press (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 10
Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food (Indian Cookbook, Books about Indian Seasoning, Beautiful...
  • Hardcover Book
  • Sharma, Nik (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 288 Pages - 10/02/2018 (Publication Date) - Chronicle Books (Publisher)

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The Indian Cooking Course by Monisha Bharadwaj is a detailed and comprehensive guide to Indian cooking. This book is filled with images and illustrations of the food you are cooking and how to cook it.  Monisha Bharadwaj is an award-winning author who explores a wide variety of authentic Indian recipes in this cookbook. This book is very nicely organized into different sections depending on the type of Indian dish being cooked. The Indian Cooking Course is a masterclass with step by step detailed instructions to make you become a great chef in Indian cooking! A great thing about the book is it also focuses on the principals of good health and even gives you a detailed look at the history of Indian cuisine. If you want to become an expert chef in Indian cooking, you must read The Indian Cooking Course. This is the best Indian cookbook in 2020.





My Two Souths: Blending the Flavors of India into a Southern Kitchen

My Two Souths: Blending the Flavors of India into a Southern Kitchen by Asha Gomez & Martha Hall Foose is a multiple award-winning epic cookbook combing the styles of Kerala, India & Atalanta, USA.  Asha Gomez is an Indian chef now based in USA and Martha Hall Foose is an author. My Two Souths takes you on a journey with Asha Gomex as she navigates her way from India to America, and along the way cooks up some amazing fusion dishes. Her love of Deep South cooking and Southern Indian flavors are prominently showcased here. My Two Souths features more than 125 recipes including Black Cardamom Smothered Pork Chop, Kerala Fried Chicken & many more. The recipes are very easy to follow along and you will be cooking them in no time at all. My Two Souths is a book on the cutting edge of cooking and is fast becoming an instant classic. Fans of fusion cooking need to check this out. This is the best Indian Fusion cooking cookbook in 2018.





At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka

At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka by Madhur Jaffrey is a lovely cookbook filled with recipes from all around the Indian subcontinent and including Indian food, Pakistani food, Bangladeshi food & Sri Lankan food. Madhur Jaffrey is one of the most famous Indian cooking chefs. At Home with Madhur Jaffrey is a simple book that is easy to follow and will help you cook your first Indian dishes in no time! Written in a very accessible yet precises style by Madhur Jaffery, this is a must have for anyone wanting to get started with the best recipes from Indian cuisine.







How to Cook Indian: More Than 500 Classic Recipes for the Modern Kitchen

How to Cook Indian: More Than 500 Classic Recipes for the Modern Kitchen by Sanjeev Kapoor has Indian recipes for every conceivable event.  Sanjeev kapoor needs no introduction to anyone familiar at all with Indian cooking, being the first big chef to have hailed from India and reach celebrity status. How to Cook Indian is an encyclopedia of Indian recipes. Sanjeev Kapoor has decades of experience cooking for the masses, and as a result he knows everything about cooking Indian cuisine. All the ingredients in the recipes from this book are easy to gather. the book itself is quite easy to follow along. How to Cook Indian is the ultimate Indian cookbook.






Rick Stein’s India: In Search of the Perfect Curry: Recipes from My Indian Odyssey

Rick Stein’s India: In Search of the Perfect Curry: Recipes from My Indian Odyssey by Rick Stein is a great guide to India food from the eyes of a noted foreign chef. Rick Stein is popular British chef. This books is a com[companion to his BBC show of the similar name. Rick Stein’s India has jawdropping  quality photographs of his Indian recipes and travels. He looks at the stories behind the food and how to craft the proper ingredients to make great Indian cuisine. Rick Stein’s India features recipes that are masterfully detailed and can be followed easily.  Rick’s passion and admiration for Indian food shines in this detailed guide of his travels and discovery in India & Indian food.






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