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Curry is curry, right? Wrong! There are so many varieties of curry that are absolutely delicious. Some are dry, some are thick and smooth, and others contain coconut or even peppers. Here is a roundup of some of our favorite curry recipes that are sure to give your dishes a little extra kick.
Creamy and flavorful, this coconut cauliflower curry is seasoned with other Indian seasonings, too. The rich texture and aroma make this curry variation a family favorite. Plus, it’s ready in just 30 minutes.
Classic butter chicken is one of the easiest and most popular curry dishes you’ll ever come across. This simple recipe is a quick and simple way to whip up a tasty curry in no time.
You’ll never do Indian take-out again once you master this simple Tikka Masala recipe. It’s a tender chicken dish served with a creamy, savory, rich curry sauce.
Dhansk curry is a well-known Parsi dish that includes lentils and sweet and sour flavors. You’ll love this hearty and tasty curry sauce.
This vegetarian curry is quick and easy to make and very filling. In just 15 minutes, you can whip up this creamy dish for a healthy weeknight meal.
Loaded with protein and even healthier than lentils, sprouted mung beans are a traditional dish served in Maharashtra. This curry dish is the perfect balance between spicy and tangy. Serve along with steamed rice for a filling and delicious meal.
The flavor and aroma of this vindaloo sauce served over tender, savory pork is a treat for your tastebuds. You’ll love this classic curry recipe!
Cook jackfruit seeds, mango, and dried prawns with turmeric, chili powder, and curry leaves for a flavorful and authentic Indian curry dish. Top with ground coconut and fried shallots to garnish.
Known for its spicy taste, egg curry is a flavorful dish that warms the soul on a cold day. Plus, it’s so simple to make.
Made with gundu chilies, kalpasi, and Indian shallots, this Chettinad Chicken recipe is loaded with intense flavor. You can serve this curry with rice for a truly authentic dish.
Smoked pork, potatoes, and a traditional curry sauce, this meal is a classic recipe in Naga cuisine.
Did you know you can make your own authentic Chicken Jalfrezi in less than 30 minutes? This meal is dairy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free.
A creamy, lightly spicy dish, chicken korma is a kid-friendly meal the whole family is sure to love. It’s a quick solution if you’re looking for a tasty weeknight meal to make in a hurry.
This coconut shrimp curry is sweet and spicy at the same time. It’s a popular Bengali recipe loaded with flavorful Indian spices.
This marinade is made with Indian spices, chili powder, and garlic mixed with yogurt, cream, or coconut cream. It is most often served with almond flakes or tomatoes.
This pork curry is made with juicy, tender pieces of meat infused with fennel, turmeric, and coconut milk. It also includes a dash of crunchy green beans for added flavor and taste.
Made of makai and buttermilk, this tender rabodi is healthy, quick and simple to make, and pairs perfectly with rotis and rice.
This spicy fish curry is a classic seafood recipe hailing from the Malvan coast. Made with coconut and kokum, this dish is a seafood lover’s dream.
Best Indian Curry Recipe
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 small yellow onion diced
- 1 tablespoon garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon ginger minced
- 2 tablespoons yellow curry powder
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 can diced tomatoes about 14 ounces
- 1 can coconut milk about 14 ounces, use lighter version for less fat
- 1 head of cauliflower cut into florets
- salt and pepper to taste, optional
- steamed basmati rice naan, and cilantro, optional for serving
- Heat the oil in a large pot over medium low heat. Add the onions and sauté until translucent.
- Add minced garlic and ginger and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
- Add curry powder, cumin, turmeric, cinnamon and diced tomatoes. Combine them completely.
- Add the coconut milk, bring to a boil and let simmer for a few minutes.
- Pour mixture into a blender and blend until well pureed and smooth.
- Return the mixture to the pot. Add cauliflower and simmer for about 20 minutes until cauliflower is tender.
- Taste and add salt and pepper if needed.
- Serve warm with cilantro over basmati rice or naan.
- The thickness of your curry soup is up to you. Add more coconut milk or water to thin it if you prefer.
- If you like a chunky curry texture, you can skip the blending process.