Indian Recipes

Explore the best of Indian cooking with these top-rated recipes for curries, tandoori chicken, chutneys, and more flavorful faves.

Indian Crepes
Elisabeth

Indian Crepes

Crepes sprinkled with caraway seeds are a perfect accompaniment to Indian dishes or a great vehicle to eat leftovers.

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Keema Aloo (Ground Beef and Potatoes)
The Meatetarian

Keema Aloo (Ground Beef and Potatoes)

I guarantee you will love this meal. It is by far my favorite Indian recipe--my mom still makes this for me to this day. Serve over rice.

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Roti Canai/Paratha (Indian Pancake)
Suhara

Roti Canai/Paratha (Indian Pancake)

Roti Canai, an Indian pancake, are easy to make at home using 6 simple ingredients; eat as a snack or with a meal with curry and sambal.

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Black Chana with Potato
hgadhia

Black Chana with Potato

Black chickpeas are simmered with potatoes, onion, turmeric, and cumin in this classic vegetarian Indian dish called black chana with potatoes.

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Tomato Cucumber Kachumbar
Gina Milanese

Tomato Cucumber Kachumbar

This Indian salad called kachumbar is a mix of cucumber, tomato, lemon juice, and fresh herbs that'll lighten up any curry it's served with.

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Red Split Lentils (Masoor Dal)
katie

Red Split Lentils (Masoor Dal)

These Indian-inspired red lentils (masoor dal) flavored with cumin, turmeric, and ginger can be customized to suit your family's tastes.

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Coconut Chutney
CARTHA

Coconut Chutney

Fresh grated coconut and yogurt form the base of this tangy chutney from South India.

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Tamarind Sauce Fish Curry
Sushama

Tamarind Sauce Fish Curry

This tangy fish curry is an authentic coastal Indian dish that is ready in less than an hour.

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Kashmiri Lamb
The Gnome

Kashmiri Lamb

This lamb curry features green and red chiles, dried coconut, and almonds in a saffron-yogurt sauce. It's an example of the rich cooking style of Kashmir, worthy of the Moghul emperors--or your dinner guests! Serve it with basmati rice or crusty breads.

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Chicken Tikka Masala
Yakuta

Chicken Tikka Masala

This is an easy recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala--chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and then served in a tomato cream sauce. Serve with rice or warm flatbreads.

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Naan
Bob Cody

Naan

This recipe makes the best naan I have tasted outside of an Indian restaurant. I can't make enough of it for my family. I serve it with shish kabobs, but I think they would eat it plain.

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Curry Stand Chicken Tikka Masala Sauce
Chris Bellers

Curry Stand Chicken Tikka Masala Sauce

Chunks of chicken simmer in a spicy tomato and cream sauce for the bright orange chicken tikka masala you crave.

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Mulligatawny Soup I
L. Peter

Mulligatawny Soup I

This recipe combines chicken breast, curry powder, rice, chopped apple, and cream for lovely, Indian-inspired soup. You will need about an hour to prepare this soup.

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Vegetarian Korma
YAKUTA

Vegetarian Korma

This is an easy vegetarian curry. It's rich, creamy, mildly spiced, and extremely flavorful. Serve with naan and rice.

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Indian Chicken Curry II
Amanda Fetters

Indian Chicken Curry II

Indian-inspired chicken curry includes a variety of aromatic spices simmered in a coconut milk-based sauce and served with naan bread and rice.

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Red Lentil Curry
Emma Maher

Red Lentil Curry

This is a rich and hearty lentil curry, great as a main meal rather than as a side dish like the more traditional Indian dhal. Don't let the ingredient list faze you, this really is an easy dish to make. This dish is great served with basmati rice.

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Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)
MITCHMAN21

Chicken Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)

Chicken Makhani is one of my favorite Indian dishes. It is a full flavored dish that complements the chicken well. It can be made as mild or spicy as you wish by adjusting the cayenne.

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Easy Indian Butter Chicken
mn

Easy Indian Butter Chicken

This creamy curry Indian butter chicken recipe combines ethnic spices with simple ingredients like onion, butter, and tomato sauce for a tasty dish.

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Spicy Vegan Potato Curry
MeganLee

Spicy Vegan Potato Curry

Abundant spices make this better than any restaurant curry I've tasted.

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Indian Chicken Curry (Murgh Kari)
Ayshren

Indian Chicken Curry (Murgh Kari)

Chicken breasts simmer in a curry sauce with yogurt, tomatoes, onion, garlic, and ginger in this spicy Indian dish.

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Carrot Rice
Sowmya

Carrot Rice

Fragrant basmati rice sauteed with carrots, onions, fresh ginger, peanuts, and cilantro.

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Chickpea Curry
AMINAH A. RAHMAN

Chickpea Curry

Chickpeas are simmered in a fragrantly spiced curry sauce mixture and garnished with fresh cilantro.

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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
The Meal Planner

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Chicken thigh meat cooks with tandoori masala and garam masala in a sauce of coconut milk and tomato in this tasty Indian classic.

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Baingan Bharta (Eggplant Curry)
Yakuta Rasheed

Baingan Bharta (Eggplant Curry)

Enjoy this spicy Indian eggplant curry dish over rice or with Indian bread (or both).

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Aloo Phujia
CHRISTYJ

Aloo Phujia

Spicy potatoes, tomatoes and onions with an Indian kick! This is super spicy so be aware!

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Chef John's Chicken Tikka Masala
Chef John

Chef John's Chicken Tikka Masala

It requires a few ingredients and a little time, but Chef John's recipe for chicken tikka masala is well worth the effort.

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Grilled Chicken Thighs Tandoori
DIANA F

Grilled Chicken Thighs Tandoori

These grilled chicken thighs are moist, luscious, and delicious: they're marinated in yogurt with just the right blend of spices.

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Indian Style Basmati Rice
DHANO923

Indian Style Basmati Rice

This is a savory Indian style rice dish flavored with whole spices and fried onions. Soaking the basmati rice before cooking makes all the difference. Serve with your favorite Indian curry or dal (lentils). Make sure you warn people not to bite into the whole spices!

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Indian Tandoori Chicken
Simmi Gupta

Indian Tandoori Chicken

Chicken is marinated overnight in a spicy yogurt marinade then grilled in this authentic recipe for Tandoori chicken.

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