Easy butter chicken

Takeaway recipes

Ditch the Friday night takeaway and whip up your own version. From pizza and curries to pad Thai and chicken katsu, we've got plenty of fabulous fakeaway recipes for you to enjoy.

288 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

An easy to prepare vegetarian curry with a sweet twist

25 mins
Easy
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177 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
248 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Ditch the takeaway and make our simple sweet and sour chicken recipe. This speedy Chinese-style rice dish is ready in under 30 minutes and packed with zingy flavours

25 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Buy pizza dough to make this hearty dinner for two with Parma ham and melty mozzarella. You can make it in less time than your local takeaway delivers

35 mins
Easy
64 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen takes the British favourite and gives it a lighter, healthier, and modern twist

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
69 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Forget ordering takeaway and make your own Thai red curry at home. This classic dish takes just 15 minutes to prep and it's bursting with flavour.

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

When you're in too much of a hurry to make a pizza base, simply substitute with naan bread

35 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

You'll love Angela Nilsen's version of this classic Indian favourite - it tastes authentic but is far lighter and healthier

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
38 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sara Buenfeld’s delicious spicy rice is perfect served with your favourite curry

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A homemade pizza is the perfect midweek TV supper- this version has a mild chilli kick

30 mins
Easy
123 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Marinate a cheaper cut like rump steak to tenderise the meat then stir fry with vegetables and rich Chinese flavours

30 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This fragrant Thai dish is sure to get your taste buds into action, and is ready in under an hour

50 mins
Easy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A healthy kebab flatbread - make double the cabbage and carrot coleslaw and have leftovers for lunch

18 mins
Easy
56 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve these moreish morsels as a starter, light lunch or supper or as part of an Indian meal

40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
141 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make this as spicy as you like and experiment with different veg. It will soon become a last minute favourite

15 mins
Easy
59 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
38 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A superquick family favourite - fab for barbeques

40 mins
More effort
87 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat fave, this pork can be left overnight or cooked to go, don't let on how simple it is and impress your friends

35 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Take the classic pad Thai to new levels, adding king prawns and tofu, pickled turnip and tamarind paste - a dish for two that's packed with flavour

25 mins
Easy
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Take a jar of tomato sauce, beef mince, mozzarella cheese and a baguette and you have this speedy supper - serve with basil

30 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These spicy chicken kebabs can be marinated the day before for extra flavour. Wrap in a warm flatbread and top with pickled chilli and cooling yogurt

35 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.6 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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