Indian Recipes


Easy Chicken Curry with Fluffy Rice

An Easy Chicken Curry is all you need on a gloomy winter day. Pair with plain fluffy rice and some sour cream for a perfect easy meal.

Meatballs in Spicy Curry

Meatballs in Spicy Curry can be made with any protein! Try beef, lamb, chicken or turkey meatballs smothered in this amazing spicy Indian-inspired sauce!

Curry Braised Chicken Thighs

Want to spice up the night with your loved one? My Indian-inspired Curry Braised Chicken Thighs for two is sure to do it.

Slow Cooker Spicy Vindaloo Chicken

This incredible Indian dish makes me warm, fuzzy and happy inside. It’s Slow Cooker Spicy Vindaloo Chicken, and it’s about to (c)rock your world. Get it?

Indian Butter Chicken (Chicken Makhani)

Sundays are for comfort food. And in my world, comfort food is a giant pot of Indian food with perfectly cooked Jasmine rice. Today's recipe happens to be butter chicken.

Chicken Dhal Curry

Fancy a tasty curry in a hurry? This chicken dhal curry is ready in less than an hour and is bursting with fragrant flavours.

Indian Egg Flatbreads

These Indian Egg Flatbreads may look super hot but trust me they won't blow your head off! They have so much flavour and are a great new brunch idea.

20 Minute Naan Shrimp Pizzas

These personal Naan Shrimp Pizzas are ready in under 20 minutes for a fresh, delicious meal on a busy day.

Pumpkin Chicken Tikka Masala

Did I mention that this dish is ready in 30 minutes? And it tastes even better the next day? No jokes.

Garlic Naan Tikka Masala Pizza

Make this delicious Garlic Naan Tikka Masala pizza in less than 20 minutes!

Lemon Chicken Biryani

This Lemon Chicken Biryani recipe is a lush one pot chicken and rice dish from India that goes from weeknight meal to entertaining with ease.

Grilled Naan Pizza

Add some variety to your summer grilling with this crispy, thin crust Grilled Naan Pizza topped with BBQ veggie pulled pork.

Syn Free Chicken Tikka Masala Curry| Slimming World

This Syn Free Chicken Tikka Masala Curry is the perfect Fakeaway if you're craving an Indian whilst following the Slimming World Extra Easy Plan!

Easy Chicken and Chickpea Curry with Indian Slaw

If you've never made a curry from scratch then this one's for you. It's easy, quick and bursting with flavour! It makes a great midweek treat.

Spicy Chickpeas and Spinach

Try replacing rice with this spicy chickpea side dish as it's low in carbs and packed full of flavour!


Kedgeree is classic British comfort food made with basmati rice, smoked fish, hard cooked eggs, and lots of exotic spices.

Indian Spiced Sea Bass with Braised Red Lentils

Indian Spiced Sea Bass with Braised Red Lentils is a healthful way to spice up a winter night!

Indian Stuffed Eggplant

Indian Stuffed Eggplant is bursting with flavor from herbs and spices! This healthy recipe takes eggplant and transforms it into a delicious side dish.

Mini Curried Lentil Cakes

I honestly think even the biggest meat eaters would really love these mini cakes. They just hit all the right notes – crispy, crunchy, savory, spicy and then with a dollop of cool yogurt just brings it all home.

Basmati and Wild Rice with Chickpeas, Currants and Herbs

This Basmati and Wild Rice with chickpeas, currants and herbs is a naturally vegan and gluten free rice pilaf, and makes a stunning side dish or hearty vegetarian main course.

Easy Sweet Potato Red Lentil Dal

This recipe is so easy and full of goodness, you will love it!

Indian Root Vegetable Curry

Indian Root Vegetable Curry is hearty and humble but over-the-top with flavor! It's the perfect down-to-earth dinner.

Lamb and Eggplant Tikka Masala

Lamb and Eggplant Tikka Masala-tikka masala is the most popular Indian dish on the planet, and with good's creamy, aromatic, and so satisfying!

Sweet Potato and Goats Cheese Samosas

Homemade samosas are easier than you'd think! Use my step by step photo guide to make these delicious sweet potato and goats cheese samosas in no time.

Jools’ Easy Chicken Curry

Easy-to-make, mild and healthy, this chicken curry recipe is an Oliver family favourite.

Indian Spiced Chicken and Chickpea Omelette Wrap

Make lunchtimes more exciting with this incredibly easy yet tasty chicken and chickpea spiced omelette! It's so good on so many levels.

Indian Spiced Lentil Soup

Seasonal, hearty, very cheap and packed with vitamins and good stuff, this vegan Indian spiced lentil soup is super all round!

Paneer Fried Rice

Paneer fried rice is a protein packed dish that is perfect to pack for lunch. It is quick and easy to make and is great to use up leftover rice.

Coconut Salmon Curry with Gnocchi

Asia meets Europe in this creamy, vibrant and spicy fusion dish! Give it a go.

Spiced Veggie Naan Pizzas

It’s pizza. But really it’s Indian-ish / Mediterranean-ish food. Spiced Veggie Naan Pizzas. For real. Fluffy skillet flatbread, creamy hummus, flavour-packed veggies, briny olives and tangy feta can be in your mouth right now.

Brined Whole Roasted Tandoori Cauliflower

Brined first, this Whole Roasted Tandoori Cauliflower is flavorful throughout!

Mango Almond Smoothie

Creamy & delicious Mango Almond Smoothie -- perfect summer thirst quencher.

Cauliflower Kofta with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Indian flavored Cauliflower kofta with Creamy Tomato Sauce -- serve them as side dish for your holiday parties and game nights.

Rose Milk shake

Rose Milkshake -- Colorful, refreshing and perfect Summer drink.

Cheese Pav Bhaji Sandwich

This Cheese Pav bhaji Sandwich is a convenient and kid friendly way to enjoy a traditional dish. It's a great kid friendly dish that is perfect for lunchbox

Eggless Date & Walnut Cake

Soft & Fluffy Date & Walnut Cake. Dates add a nice caramel flavor and a rich chocolaty color to the cake.

Vegan Indian Style Sloppy Joes Recipe

Vegan Kheema Pav (sloppy joe) made with spiced cauliflower simmered with tomatoes and warm Indian spices.Vegan version of popular Street food.

Grilled Tofu Tikka Kebabs

Grilled Tofu Tikka Kebabs are 100% vegan, smoky and absolutely delicious. They are also great to serve as a light meal over rice or quinoa pilaf.

Dulche de Leche-Almond Peda

Dulche de Leche-Almond Peda is rich and melts in the mouth. This is a nice variation to regular peda and is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

Paneer Spinach Sandwich

Paneer Spinach Sandwich is a quick and easy to make dish that is great to serve for breakfast, light lunch or as an afternoon snack.

Mango Custard

Here's a delicious dessert recipe for any occasion. I made it a while back and wanted to share with everyone on the eve of Valentines Day. If you are still looking for something quick and easy to make for Valentines day, then this recipe is for ...

Spinach and Onion Pakora with Green Chutney

It’s always the first thing we order at an Indian restaurant.  Pakora are little vegetable fritters fried in a spiced chickpea batter.  If you’ve been to an Indian restaurant you’ve probably had them.  Sometimes they’re jus...

Strawberry Crush (Strawberry Concentrate)

Strawberry Crush or concentrate made with fresh strawberries. It can be used as a sauce to serve chocolate desserts, to make popsicles and so on.

Bombay Veggie Sandwich

Bombay Veggie Sandwich is a hearty, colorful and absolutely delicious. It's an easy to make dish that is packed with veggies and yummy flavors.


Kitchari is a Ayurvedic dish originating in India. Though unglamorous in appearance this humble looking dish is revered in for its cleansing and detoxifying properties. It is rich in protein and grains, but is easily digested by the body. In its most...

Butterscotch Ice Cream with Almond Praline topping

Blogging Marathon# 41: Week 1/ Day 1 Theme: Summer Specials Dish: Butterscotch Ice Cream with Almond Praline topping (Eggless Recipe) We are starting another edition of blogging marathon today. Can't believe we are almost at the mid year mark an...

Spicy Paneer filled Dosa

Spicy Paneer Filled Dosa is a great dish to serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Crispy dosa filled with delicious paneer and pea filling is a yummy meal.

Chocolate Peda using Ricotta Cheese

Blogging Marathon# 45: Week 1/ Day 2 Theme: Diwal Festival Specials Dish: Chocolate Peda using Ricotta Cheese After posting a very traditional Diwali treat yesterday, today I have a dessert that is a delicious variation to the more traditional peda/ ...

Indian style Red Lentil Soup

Indian style Red Lentil Soup that is hearty and delicious with the addition of warm Indian spices. Perfect dish for the chilly fall weather.


I'm excited about this week's Blogging Marathon because my theme for this week is "Traditional Dishes" and since I have my mom here with me, I was really able to make the dishes the traditional way. Valli wanted us to choose 3 dis...

Sweet Pumpkin Roti

Sweet Pumpkin Roti (Indian flatbread) are slightly sweet and absolutely delicious with the addition of warm spices like cardamom and nutmeg. Serve with a spicy dal or curry for a complete meal.

Avocado Tomato Chutney

Avocado Tomato Chutney is a spicy and delicious accompaniment to rice, idlis, dosa or even upma. Avocado makes this chutney nice and creamy.

Creamy Brussel Sprouts Curry

Creamy Brussels Sprouts Curry is an interesting and delicious preparation with Brussels sprouts. It is a perfect side dish to serve with rice or roti.

Mango Chaat (Indian Crunchy Raw Mango Salad)

Crunchy, spicy and absolutely delicious Raw Mango Salad is a great appetizer or an afternoon snack. This Mango Chaat is easy to put together.

Kesar Mango Phirni

Kesar Mango Phirni or Saffron Mango Rice pudding is a creamy and delicious dessert that is perfect to make ahead of time.

Vegetable Biryani using Biryani Mix

For Day 2 of BM# 17, I made this easy to make Biryani using ready to cook biryani mix. All you need (as it says on the mix) is rice, vegetables and yogurt.I added just a little bit of extra salt and that was the only additional ingredient I added to ...

Stuffed Bread Pakoda

Crispy and delicious Stuffed Bread Pakoda - a lip smacking street food from Mumbai. Bread sliced generously stuffed with potato filling, then dipped in chickpea batter and deep fried until golden.

Palak Moong

A creamy, saucy and packed with spinach, this Palak Moong is a great accompaniment to both rice and roti. This high protein dish is great for either lunch or dinner.

Custard with Gulab Jamun and Praline topping

Custard with Gulab Jamun and Praline topping is a creamy and delicious dessert that is perfect to serve with any Indian meal.

Egg Fried Rice

I am excited to be one of 25 bloggers joining Srivalli @ Spicing your Life for a 7 Day Blogging Marathon. I'm probably the last one posting on the First day. It has been a busy day and we got back home later than usual and when I sat down to dow...

Pudina Vegetable Pulao

Easy to make and flavorful Pudina Vegetable Pulao, mint flavored pilaf.

Veggie Pakoda

Vegan Mofo Day 19: I sometimes worry about raising a vegetarian kid in this not-so-vegetarian world. As of now, he eats whatever I give him in day-care/ school and even his teachers in school know about his dietary preference and don't give him ...

Amritsari Aloo Kulcha (Potato Stuffed Indian Bread)

For this month's Indian Cooking Challenge (ICC), Valli wanted us to make an Indian bread, Amritsari Aloo Kulcha. After the April mega marathon where explored the dishes from all the Indian states, I've decided not to skip any ICC editions b...

Tomato Biryani

Yet another week flew by and I'm back for this month's 2nd edition of Blogging Marathon. For this week, my theme is "Cooking from BM Blogs". It was really difficult to settle on one blog and I had 3 recipes picked out from almost ...

Easy Coconut Laddoo

Recipe to make quick and easy Coconut laddoo with just 2 ingredients -- dry grated coconut and condensed milk.

Quinoa khichdi with Peanuts (Sabudhana Khichdi Style)

Blogging Marathon# 48: Week 1/ Day 1 Theme: Nashta Time Dish: Quinoa Palli Upma We are starting a brand new edition of 'Blogging marathon' for this year today and my theme for this week is 'Nashta/ Tiffin Time'. Nashta is a hindi ...

Healthy Cilantro Rice (with Brown rice)

Healthy Cilantro Rice made with brown rice, cilantro and walnuts.

Vegetable Poha

For today's "Cooking from Valli's blog" theme, I decided to make this super quick and healthy breakfast/ lunch dish, "Vegetable Poha". Valli used the thin poha and was able to finish her dish in 10 minutes, but I had onl...

Sprouted Ragi Dosa

Sprouted Ragi Dosa is nutritious and delicious South Indian Breakfast that is great to serve with some chutney and sambar.

Paneer Bhurji (Scrambled Paneer/ Indian Cottage Cheese)

Vegetarian version of Scrambled eggs made with Paneer (or Indian Cottage Cheese). This recipe for paneer bhurji has veggies and spices to make it more substantial and is a great breakfast dish that can be made even on a weekday.

Peach and Cashew Biryani Salad

This Peach and Cashew Biryani Salad is a nice change from the same old barbecue side dishes ~ this easy rice pilaf is perfect for potlucks and parties.

Red Cabbage, Cauliflower & Coconut Dhal

Use up your leftover red cabbage and cauliflower at Christmas to make this easy dhal with coconut. It's satisfying, healthy and full of nutrients

Spicy Vegetable Sandwich (Masala VeggieToast)

Blogging Marathon# 49: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Cooking for 1 Dish: Masala Toast Being a South Indian, eating bread for a meal used to be a blasphemy some decade years ago. But then things and my thoughts changed when I came to the States and it was then...

Aloo-Gobhi Paratha (Potato-Cauliflower Stuffed Indian Flatbread)

I can't help but smile when I try to translate Indian dish names into English. Take this post's title itself, even though the English name conveys what the post is about, it still seems funny to spell out the full dish name, it's almos...

Butter chicken

Butter chicken is a mild, creamy chicken curry recipe that's sure to please even the kids. Don't be put off by the long list of ingredients - it's very easy to make.

Jamie's Butter Chicken Bunny Chow

This might be my favourite battle recipe yet and I think I did it justice! It's a peshwari inspired bread bowl filled with the most delicious butter chicken. It was a popular one with everyone in the studio.


Dinner is on with this flavorful Indian inspired Chickpea Tikka Masala recipe! It's lusciously creamy and easy to make right at home in one pan with simple ingredients!

Healthy Kedgeree

Feeling like you want to be healthy, but still want your dinner to be bursting with flavour? This healthy kedgeree is the perfect meal. Enjoy as one of your mid-week dinners.

Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney

Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney --- an authentic Indian appetizer recipe that's been one of our favorite take out dishes.

Vegan Aloo Matar Kurma (Potato-Peas Kurma)

Vegan Aloo Matar Kurma is a delicious curry made with potato, peas and a creamy coconut-cashew gravy. Great to serve as a side with both rice and roti.

Figs, Date & Nut Bars

With a little bit of preparation these delicious bars can be whipped up in no time. They have no added sugar and the sweetness comes from dates and dried figs.

Indian style Stuffed Peppers with Potato Curry

Blogging Marathon# 34: Week 1/ Day 3 Theme: Cooking with Capsicum/ Peppers Dish: Stuffed Peppers with Potato Curry After a spicy pickle and a creamy pesto recipe with peppers, I have one of my favorite childhood stuffed bell pepper dish. My mom used ...

Black Eyed Pea Samosa

Tuesday, apart from being Indian Independence day, was also our wedding anniversary. I decided to cook a nice dinner (restaurant style…) at home. Going to an Indian restaurant in NJ (not sure of other places) is literally going to put a hole in you...

Brown Rice Green Pulao (Brown Rice & Mint Pilaf)

I love the nuttiness of Brown Rice and cook with it quite often. I usually make plain brown rice and make side dishes, like Thai Panaeng Curry or Tempeh Rendang. Basically I like to pair brown rice with spicy Asian dishes and rarely with Indian curri...

Poblano Corn Rice

Blogging Marathon# 38: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Gourmet Rice Dishes Dish: Poblano-Corn Rice We are starting our 2nd week of Blogging marathon today and my theme for this week is 'Gourmet Rice Dishes'. Valli wanted us to prepare rice dishes that...

Persian Spiced Pan Roasted Chicken {One Pan Meal}

Pan roasted chicken thighs with Persian spices, a burst of lemon flavor and tender veggies! Gluten free, grain free, Paleo friendly.

Zucchini Masala Curry

Blogging Marathon# 49: Week 3/ Day 2 Theme: One Vegetable - 3 Dishes Dish: Gravy Curry -- Zucchini Masala Curry After yesterday's dry curry with zucchini, today I have a gravy curry that goes really well with rotis and even rice. I remember the ...

Whole Tomato Rice with Indian flavors (made in Rice Cooker)

Blogging Marathon# 49: Week 2/ Day 3 Theme: Cooking for 1 Dish: Whole Tomato Rice with Indian flavors Today's recipe is not a recipe at all. This post will make the other two recipes that I posted this week seem to take forever. I saw this '...

Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Soup With Sweet Potato And Kale

This creamy, sweet-spicy-coconutty soup is all about balance: When the contrasting flavors are in harmony, it is outrageously delicious. (It is also vegan if there's no fish or shrimp in your curry paste.) Supermarket curry pastes are a great shortcu...

Coconut Ice Cream

Blogging Marathon# 27: Week 3/ Day 4 Theme: Seasonal Dishes - Summer Dessert Dish: Coconut Ice Cream Summer means time for ice creams. Even though some might say (I'm sure my husband will agree) that ice cream can be eaten any time of the year. ...

Onion Rice

This is a very basic rice recipe with caramelized onions and my entry for this week's A-Z Indian Vegetables hosted by Nupur (@ one hot stove).

Chana Masala

Serve this vegetarian Indian chickpea curry as a main meal or side dish. It's gluten-free, good for you and freezable so you can save any leftovers

Prawn & coconut curry

Delicious curry with fresh spicy flavours - ideal for part of a relaxed curry buffet

Coconut Cauliflower Curry

Everybody loves this cauliflower curry! This easy dinner recipe is warm-spiced, nutrient packed, and ready in just over 30 minutes. Dinnertime win.

Pineapple Sweet Pulao

This post has been in my drafts for exactly 9 months. It's waiting to see the light of day (or the light of your monitor) for way too long. It didn't fit any of the BM themes till now. I saw the recipe being made on one of the Telugu cookin...

Radish and Peanut Salad (Indian Style)

Indian Style Radish and Peanut Salad is a great dish to serve as a salad or a side dish for any Indian meal. The spicy radishes and peanuts work well here.

Freezer Meal: Red Lentil Sweet Potato Dahl

Red Lentil Sweet Potato Dahl is an easy and healthy freezer meal made in the crockpot with just 8 simple ingredients! On the table in 30 minutes. 

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