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Make our versions of classic Indian dishes such as chicken tikka masala, biryani and saag aloo for a healthier, tastier and more affordable alternative to takeaways.

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  • Easy butter chicken

    Easy butter chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.186 ratings

    Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep

  • Chicken tikka masala with rice on a plate

    Chicken tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.323 ratings

    This takeaway favourite is freezer-friendly and quick to reheat, giving you the chance to get ahead and save money.

  • A dish serving saag paneer

    Saag paneer

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.48 ratings

    An Indian dish with plenty of flavour, saag paneer is a well-loved vegetarian side dish. It's rich in calcium and folate from the spinach and is gluten-free, too

  • Chicken biryani in a big round serving dish

    Chicken biryani

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.701 ratings

    A great one-pot rice dish that still tastes great a few days later – perfect for leftovers

  • Roasted aloo gobi

    Roasted aloo gobi

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.82 ratings

    This extra special vegan curry uses roasted cauliflower and potatoes to bring out their flavour. You can also serve as a side to meat curries

  • Lamb dopiaza with broccoli rice

    Lamb dopiaza with broccoli rice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Simple and delicious, this low-fat curry is full of good-for-you ingredients, including lean lamb, prebiotic onions and fibre-rich lentils

  • Plate of chicken korma with basmati rice

    Chicken korma

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.273 ratings

    Want a curry without too many calories? Use fat-free Greek yogurt instead of cream for a healthy korma that will give your local takeaway a run for its money

  • Chana masala with spinach and tomatoes

    Chana masala (chickpea curry) with spinach

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.47 ratings

    A superhealthy vegetable-packed curry with chickpeas, spinach and tomatoes. Serve this delicious Indian dish with filling brown basmati rice

  • Creamy veggie korma

    Creamy veggie korma

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.78 ratings

    Creamy and healthy - a winning combination for this curry, which can be easily adapted to suit all the family if some want to add meat

  • Sag aloo in a serving dish

    Saag aloo

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.123 ratings

    Nutritious spinach makes the base for this traditional, healthy Indian side dish, combined with potato and spices

  • Warm naan bread stacked in a pile

    Naan bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.253 ratings

    Make your own Indian flatbreads at home and you'll never go back to buying them. Delicious eaten warm, these naans are ideal served with your favourite curry

  • Chicken curry with red chillies in silver bowl on wooden board

    Chicken jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.388 ratings

    Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C

  • Two bowls filled with matar paneer with some flatbreads alongside

    Matar paneer

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.42 ratings

    Serve this classic veggie Indian dish with cheese and peas in a spicy tomato sauce as an easy midweek meal. It takes just 25 minutes to make

  • Chicken Madras curry in a balti dish with naan bread

    Chicken madras

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.215 ratings

    Ditch the takeaway menu and cook our healthy chicken madras curry instead. This simple family dinner is full of fragrant spices and tender pieces of chicken

  • Vegetable jalfrezi

    Vegetable jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    A meat-free curry, low in saturated fat and packed with goodness from butternut squash, cauliflower, peppers and chickpeas

  • Prawn tikka masala served with rice

    Prawn tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.68 ratings

    Forget a takeaway and tuck into a midweek meal that will please the whole family with our easy, low calorie prawn tikka masala. Serve with naan breads

  • Curry with chillies in bowl with fork and glass of wine

    Chicken bhuna

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.39 ratings

    This easy, healthy chicken curry is great for a weekend treat and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. No one could refuse a plate of this indulgent chicken bhuna

  • Onion bhajis on a tray with a bowl of raita

    Easy onion bhajis

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.81 ratings

    Serve your crispy onion bhajis with cooling cucumber and mint raita as a snack, or eat alongside a homemade Indian curry. You'll be surprised by how easy they are to make

  • Chapatis with sauce in dish with spoon

    Chapatis

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.53 ratings

    We can't resist a warm chapati with our favourite curry. This traditional Indian side dish is easier than you think and only takes a handful of ingredients

  • Easy veggie biryani

    Easy veggie biryani

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.60 ratings

    This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway

  • Spiced chicken balti

    Spiced chicken balti

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.122 ratings

    Compliments came rolling in about this almost as soon as the magazine went on sale. Try it and let us know your thoughts

  • Vegetable curry for a crowd

    Vegetable curry for a crowd

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.132 ratings

    This vegetarian curry is great for feeding a group of mates on a budget, or make a batch to freeze.

  • Lamb biryani in a pot

    Lamb biryani

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.90 ratings

    Make this classic Indian dish for deliciously moist lamb with paneer, rice and spinach, all spiced to perfection. Great for casual entertaining

  • Chicken vindaloo served with Indian flatbread

    Chicken vindaloo

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Turn up the heat with a homemade chicken vindaloo made with plenty of aromatic spices. Serve with warmed flatbreads for a simple, satisfying supper

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