Madhur Jaffrey's World-of-the-East Vegetarian Cooking

Sample recipes from Madhur Jaffrey's World-of-the-East Vegetarian Cooking

Hijiki With Shiitake Mushrooms

Hijiki is a black, twinelike, dried sea vegetable, rich in calcium, that is sold in all health-food and Japanese stores. It is exceeding...

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This is the basic, classical Japanese stock used for cooking vegetables and for making vegetarian soups. It requires kombu, a long, leaf...

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Morel Mushrooms With Peas

Morels grow in the northern state of Kashmir. They are dried and shipped to the rest of the country.

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Zucchini “Meatballs”

An exquisitely elegant dish, it consists of tender “meatballs” made out of grated zucchini, bathed in a creamy, spicy sauce. In India, a...

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BibimbabKorean Rice with Eg...

This is Korea’s answer to Japan’s Chirashi-Zushi—lots of good things arranged neatly on top of rice, this time with a fried egg in the c...

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Spinach with Roasted Sesame Seeds

This simple spinach dish is also served in Korea, where it is called sigumchi namul.

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Soy-Bean And Mung-Bean Sprouts Seasoned With Sesame Oil

This simple, refreshing dish may be served in place of a salad.

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Korean-Style Cucumber Salad

I use pickling cucumbers for this salad. As a substitute you may use European cucumbers or regular cucumbers with their seeds removed.

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Japanese Stock

This is a richer and somewhat less austere stock than Dashi. It may also be used for cooking vegetables and for making Japanese soups.

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Vegetarian Mee Krob

A very fine rice vermicelli, called mee in Thailand, is used to make this dish. The vermicelli is first fried until it is crisp and then...

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Vegetable Stock (For Chinese Dishes and Soups)

Vegetable stocks do not taste like meat stocks. They have their own delicate taste which can vary with the vegetables that you happen to...

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Sweet Lassi

In this drink plain yogurt is thinned out with ice water and sweetened. Lassi may be drunk with meals or, as was generally done in my fa...

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