The Great Indian Thali Seasonal Vegetarian Wholesomeness
Bringing to you vegetarian wholesomeness and stories from India, Thali is an immersive tour into India’s
culinary landscape. As one of the largest consumers of vegetarian diet in the world today, many Indian
communities in the plains and the peninsula have depended on the large variety of healthy local produce
rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, grains, cereal due to suitable climatic conditions over generations. There’s a
diversity of food available for every occasion, season, festival, age, region and even the day of the week – you
name it. Exquisitely designed, with 70 easy-to-make quintessentially Indian recipes, Thali makes your mouth
water and jaws drop with histories of India’s places and people telling you who they are and why they eat
what they eat.
Doctor, nutrition expert, wellbeing advocate and columnist, Nandita Iyer is the author of three bestselling
books. She has been writing on nutrition, health and food for over fifteen years. Since 2006, her popular blog
Saffron Trail has been a major resource for healthy food and vegetarian recipes.
Nandita’s newsletter Sattva is about the joys of mindfulness and the beauty of slow living. She is a student of
Hindustani classical vocal music. She has an avid social media following on Instagram and Twitter. You can
follow her @saffrontrail. Originally from Mumbai, Nandita lives in Bengaluru with her husband and son, her
many plants and her beloved dog, Ida.