Great British Bake Off semi-finalist serves up vegetarian Indian recipes

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Baking rather than frying is Chetna Makan’s preferred method of cooking eggplant to keep her raita dish healthy. Photo credit: Nassima Rothaker

Great British Baking Show cook and alum Chetna Makan returns to her roots with healthy Indian dishes, including eggplant raita and tomato and coconut milk soup. She describes the ease and confidence that Indian women have when cooking with vegetables in her latest cookbook, “Healthy Indian Vegetarian.”

Chetna Makan visited home kitchens in India, looking for inspiration for her latest cookbook. Photo courtesy of Octopus Books



Evan Kleiman