Bal’s Books

Bal’s Quick and Healthy Indian

Who says Indian cooking has to be complicated? Following the national success of Everyday Indian, author Bal Arneson brings new twists to classic Indian meals in her new book Quick and Healthy Indian. These health-conscious recipes will delight those looking for a new and easy way to enjoy low-fat meals while still exploring the adventurous side of cooking. Sure to please even the most sophisticated of Indian palates, these recipes will delight your taste buds, wow your body, and fit into your busy schedule.

Explore dishes like:

  • Avocado and Edamame Bean Salad
  • Spiced-Honey Chicken on Garlic Asparagus
  • Fenugreek Chicken
  • Ricotta Pudding with Green Cardamom and Blueberry Sauce

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Everyday Indian: 100 Fast, Fresh and Healthy Recipes

Classic and contemporary Indian cuisine with a healthy focus.
This new cookbook introduces a modern concept in Indian cuisine — dishes that can be prepared in less than 25 minutes.

The healthy recipes in Everyday Indian prove that Indian cooking doesn’t have to be complicated. Bal Arneson provides recipes that use everyday spices and common techniques to create simple, mouthwatering dishes that even the novice cook can whip up at home.

Arneson also offers low-fat options for the health conscious without ever compromising taste. Indian food is simple, quick and delicious with dishes like:

  • Bal’s no-butter chicken
  • Baked samosas
  • Whole wheat naan bread
  • Tandoori halibut patties
  • Lamb kabobs with Thai-Indian fusion sauce
  • Grilled sockeye salmon with mango salsa
  • New York steak with fennel seeds and ginger potatoes
  • Mango lassi with low-fat yogurt

Indian cuisine is easy for the home cook using this comprehensive cookbook.
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Bal’s Spice Kitchen

Featuring all-new recipes, Bal’s Spice Kitchen works on two simple principles: spice is the key to delicious cooking, and making flavourful crowd-pleasing meals doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Inspired by the traditional Indian recipes of her childhood, Bal Arneson has become a leader in fresh and fast Indian food. Now, in Bal’s Spice Kitchen, she honours that tradition of flavour by showing home chefs how to complement their favourite recipes with new spice combinations. With a guide to creating your own spice mixtures and a spice glossary, Bal’s Spice Kitchen moves beyond delectable recipes and gives you the know-how to create your own spice kitchen.

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