Lamb curry in blue bowl

Indian recipes

Everyone loves a curry. From a big-flavoured balti to a fragrant veggie biryani, and a refreshing lassi drink to refresh the palate.

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Try this spicy lamb curry, so named as it was once cooked by the chefs working on the Indian railways in the 1900s. Lamb on the bone gives loads of flavour

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Swap your usual takeaway for homemade butter chicken. The dish is made in two parts, combining tandoori chicken with a rich, buttery sauce

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
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93 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A lighter version of the Indian takeaway classic from Angela Nilsen, this tomato-based curry is packed with extra spinach and peppers

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Try an original approach to serving thickly sliced beetroot by combining with Madras spices, mustard seeds and green chilli

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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Make a batch of these crispy golden pakoras as a snack, or part of an Indian meal. Serve hot with sweet chilli sauce or green chutney

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
28 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve salmon with paprika, ginger and honey mustard glaze for an Indian-inspired, original roast

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
51 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy Bombay potatoes as a brilliant side dish to an epic feast. These Indian-style potatoes made with nuggets of juicy tomato are super-easy to make, spicy and moreish

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Impress guests at dinner parties with these moreish Bengali scotch eggs. They make a popular starter in an Indian menu, or as part of the snack spread

40 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a hearty Indian veggie chickpea curry served with fried bread. The addition of spices such as black cardamom impart an irresistible smoky note 

1 hr and 30 mins
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Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make your own dosa – Indian rice pancakes made from fermented batter. They take a little effort, but are delicious served with aloo masala and other fillings

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Make one of Kerala’s staple dishes – malabar prawns, a speciality of the South Indian coast. They're quick and easy to prepare and full of distinct flavours

27 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
39 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A mildly-spiced curry with a rich yogurt sauce that will appeal to adults and kids alike

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this rich, flavourful beef curry with chapatis or jeera rice. It's a great family dish and ideal for a special occasion, such as Eid

2 hrs
Easy
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve this veggie Indian at a Indian feast. Made with pumpkin, cabbage and spices, it makes a good side dish with dhal and rice, or eat as a main with roti

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Top Indian bread with shredded meat, fruity mild curry sauce and a carrot and cabbage slaw

20 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use a sustainable white fish like pollock in this southern Indian-style coconut and tomato curry with fresh coriander

35 mins
Easy
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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Try making stuffed paratha, a popular Punjabi breakfast or afternoon snack. These have a potato filling, but we also have tips for other great fillings

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
84 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A homemade curry to rival your favourite Indian takeaway - a rich blend of spices mixed with creamy ghee

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
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Make this version of a popular Indian sweet filled with gently spiced coconut, almonds and raisins. They're usually made to celebrate the festival of Holi

1 hr and 30 mins
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Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your mid-week meals with a curry in a hurry - throw in a handful of spices with shellfish, tomatoes, and spinach

30 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Indian food needn't be a guilty pleasure - this healthy baked chicken with fragrant, fresh rice is nutritious and flavoursome

30 mins
Easy
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Try making this traditional Indian dish – a popular lunch during the Holi festivities in spring

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this Indian spiced bird with rice, potatoes and vegetables for an alternative roast dinner

2 hrs
Easy
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