Vegan Indian Cooking
provides a nice introduction to Indian recipes, ingredients, and techniques. I'm new to Indian cooking and really appreciated the introductory sections that detailed the main spices. I wish it had more pictures. As someone who isn't super familiar with the cuisine or the terminology, pictures go a long way in helping decide whether or not to make something. I think I'll try a more beginner's cookbook first and come back to this when I know a bit more about what I'm doing.