Healthy Indian recipes: Chicory & orange salad with ginger dressing

Healthy Indian recipes

Enjoy Indian food with a healthier twist, from curries and side dishes to soups and salads. They not only taste fantastic but also contribute to your 5-a-day.

36 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Serve this side as part of an Indian meal for a healthy bit of spice

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A perfect accompaniment to Indian lamb - with a lovely contrast of textures. Superhealthy - this recipe counts as 2 of your 5-a-day

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
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26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This help-yourself veggie supper is full of fresh flavours and low-fat too

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This Indian chopped salad makes a fresh and flavourful addition to a sharing or buffet spread with tangy red onion, cumin and coriander

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This superhealthy curry side dish is a Punjabi staple. Deliciously spicy, it's also a good source of vitamin C

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Tamarind is commonly used to flavour potatoes in India, and makes this low-fat salad authentic and punchy

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Get four of your 5-a-day in this quick and healthy lunch or supper. It's made with eggs, chickpeas and spices and topped with a fresh Indian-style salad

12 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook your basmati in the style of a pilaf by steaming with spices for this Keralan-style Indian side dish

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
66 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use korma paste, turmeric and black onion seeds as the base for this mild, Indian spice-pot, made creamy with coconut milk

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These skewers are great with a dollop of mango chutney or raita, and can also be cooked on the barbecue for hot summer days

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This Indian-influenced grilled fish supper packs in all of your five-a-day in one mildly spiced, light dish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This simple basmati rice pot is flavoured with coriander, garam masala and ginger for a healthy and satisfying meal

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This superhealthy, stir-fried side makes a tasty vegetarian supper served with rice and dhal

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use a sustainable white fish like hake and serve up this healthy, Indian spice-pot with green beans and coriander

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, Indian-inspired side dish is made from cauliflower florets instead of rice - a quick and gluten-free addition to curry night

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This mild, creamy curry is a superhealthy way to start the week. Serve with naan breads warm from the oven

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

A meat and dairy-free, Indian-inspired basmati rice dish with cauliflower, French beans, peas, potatoes, homemade curry paste and carrot salad

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and light salad that makes a great accompaniment to an Indian-style buffet, perfect for New Year or a celebration

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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