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  • Kolkata and Chennai

    Rick Stein explores the wonderful diversity of Indian food. He starts his journey in Bengal and Tamil Nadu, savouring some British-influenced dishes.

  • Mumbai and Pondicherry

    Rick Stein's search for the perfect curry takes him to Mumbai and the town of Pondicherry. He cooks the popular Parsee chicken dish Sali Murgh.

  • Madurai and Kerala

    Rick Stein learns about temple cooking in the town of Madurai before taking a road trip to Kerala, where he cooks a Keralan pork curry.

  • Lucknow and Punjab

    Rick Stein visits the cultured city of Lucknow, reputedly the curry capital of India, helps find Punjab's new 'Star Chef' and cooks paneer jalfrezi.

  • Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh

    Rick Stein cooks a biryani fit for a royal banquet following a visit to Rajasthan and has an audience with the Dalai Lama.

  • Madurai and Lucknow

    As he reaches the end of his journey around India, Rick Stein cooks Thoran, a vibrant Keralan vegetable dish, and enjoys Chettinad Chicken.

Episode guide

Rick Stein's India

Series 1

Rick Stein's India

  • Kolkata and Chennai

    Rick Stein explores the wonderful diversity of Indian food. He starts his journey in Bengal and Tamil Nadu, savouring some British-influenced dishes.

  • Mumbai and Pondicherry

    Rick Stein's search for the perfect curry takes him to Mumbai and the town of Pondicherry. He cooks the popular Parsee chicken dish Sali Murgh.

  • Madurai and Kerala

    Rick Stein learns about temple cooking in the town of Madurai before taking a road trip to Kerala, where he cooks a Keralan pork curry.

  • Lucknow and Punjab

    Rick Stein visits the cultured city of Lucknow, reputedly the curry capital of India, helps find Punjab's new 'Star Chef' and cooks paneer jalfrezi.

  • Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh

    Rick Stein cooks a biryani fit for a royal banquet following a visit to Rajasthan and has an audience with the Dalai Lama.

  • Madurai and Lucknow

    As he reaches the end of his journey around India, Rick Stein cooks Thoran, a vibrant Keralan vegetable dish, and enjoys Chettinad Chicken.

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