Anjum Anand

Chef and writer Anjum Anand has worked in innovative restaurants around the world, but her real love is delicious food which is simple to cook at home. She challenges fiercely the assertion that Indian food is heavy and difficult to cook and is determined to make 'cooking an Indian', as easy as rustling up a stir fry.

Anjum grew up in London, but has also studied in Geneva, Paris and Madrid. After gaining a European diploma in business she decided to develop her interest in Indian cookery. She has made it her mission to make her native food fresher, lighter and simpler to cook.

Books
Anjum's Eat Right for Your Body Type: the super-healthy diet inspired by Ayurveda, Quadrille Publishing Ltd, Jan 2010
Anjum's New Indian, Quadrille Publishing Ltd, Sep 2008
Indian Food Made Easy, Quadrille Publishing Ltd, Aug 2007
Indian Every Day: Light, Healthy Indian Food, Headline Book Publishing; illustrated edition, May 2003

Anjum Anand

Anjum Anand's Recipes



 
Classic North Indian chicken curry
Classic North Indian chicken curry on Market Kitchen

Anjum Anand's appetisingly fragrant spicy curry is easy to make and is excellent served as part of an Indian buffet.

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Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 20 min

Coconut and raspberry millefeuilles
Coconut and raspberry millefeuilles on Market Kitchen

Create Anjum Anand’s light-as-a-feather pastry dessert for a special dinner party

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intermediate

Total time
1 hr

Gold coin curry
Gold coin curry on Market Kitchen

Anjum Anand’s delicious vegetarian main course consists of little gram flour 'coins' cooked in a simple but full-flavoured sauce

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
50 min

Lamb pilau
Lamb pilau on Market Kitchen

Anjum Anand’s one-pot pilau, also known as Lucknowi biryani, is a fragrant mixture of lamb, rice and spices

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
1 hr 35 min

Paneer bruschetta
Paneer bruschetta on Market Kitchen

Anjum Anand gives an Indian twist to this Italian classic with chilli and herb-flecked paneer

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easy

Total time
15 min

Steamed spinach and rice dumplings
Steamed spinach and rice dumplings on Market Kitchen

Anjum Anand never serves a starter at dinner parties, just nibbles when her guests arrive. Try these light, vibrant dumplings with chutney as finger food or for a snack or light meal

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
30 min

Bombay potatoes
Bombay potatoes

Anjum Anand's Bombay potatoes, just like you find in your local Indian restaurant, are simple to recreate and go with almost anything

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
50 min

Coconut French toast
Coconut French toast

Coconut French toast is a lovely weekend breakfast dish; easy to make but really special

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
25 min

Spicy fish cakes
Spicy fish cakes

Anjum Anand's fish cakes work best with salmon and trout, but they work really well with many types of fish – Indians often eat fishcakes as bite-sized morsels before dinner

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
40 min

Sprouted bean ussal
Sprouted bean ussal on Market Kitchen

Anjum Anand’s mixed bean and vegetable starter combines an aromatic mixture of spices, with a hint of coconut

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
40 min