This cookbook contains the recipes featured on the first three seasons of Alamelu Vairavan's popular MPTV/PBS cooking series Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu , along with favourites from her previously-published cookbooks, Healthy South Indian Cooking and Indian-Inspired Gluten Free Cooking. Included are over 120 easy-to-follow, flavourful Indian recipes -- each with a colour photograph -- that will win over fans old and new. With a focus on vegetables and protein-rich legumes, the recipes include soups, curry sauces, crunchy salads, and a host of vegetarian specialties that are t only low-calorie and low-fat, but packed with nutrients, fibre and flavour. Each recipe is written in a step-by-step format that makes it easy for readers to create authentic Indian dishes at home. Alamelu's recipes are based upon the spice combinations and ingredients used in her native South India.