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Enjoy our Indian recipes as an alternative to a greasy, fatty take-away. So simple to make, and so fragrant, you’ll never need to reach for a takeaway menu again. We’ve got all your restaurant favourites, including chicken korma, tandoori chicken kebabs, spicy dahl and lamb balti, as well as some really authentic recipes and classics with a more modern twist on them.

For carnivores, we’ve got The Hairy Bikers’ traditional lamb saag, or for when you’re short on time a super-quick chicken tikka recipe. Our tandoori marinated prawns are absolutely divine too, and served with a cooling raita, they’re the perfect amount of spicy.

If you’re vegetarian or simply want to opt for a meat-free option, we’ve got a whole host of suitable recipes that you can try. Spinach features quite heavily in a lot of Indian recipes, which is great as it’s health benefits have been proven time and time again. Packed full of iron, protein and a whole host of vitamins, our Indian recipes are not only delicious and simple to make, but they’ll be doing you more good than you could anticipate.

Indian recipes often use pulses; chickpeas and lentils are very popular, as are kidney beans and black-eyed beans. In terms of herbs and spices, you need to make sure you’re stocked up on chilli pepper, cardamom, cumin, turmeric, coriander, ginger and garlic especially. Although the ingredients list in many of the recipes looks quite long at first glance, you’ll come to find that it’s often the same ingredients used in a lot of them, and most of the time you’ll already find most of them lurking in your spice rack at home.

Whether you’re looking for a quick midweek meal, or a more impressive dinner party dish, we’ve got Indian recipes to suit every occasion for you to try.

Delicious Indian recipes

The Hairy Bikers' Traditional Lamb Saag

The Hairy Bikers' Traditional Lamb Saag

This classic spinach and lamb curry recipe is 'magic in a pan' for The Hairy Bikers, as it's packed with flavour

The Hairy Bikers' Naan Bread

The Hairy Bikers' Naan Bread

Follow this simple Hairy Bikers' recipe for easy naan bread

Spiced Aubergine and Tamarind Rice

Spiced Aubergine and Tamarind Rice

A delicous, hearty supper of spiced aubergine and tamarind rice you'll make again and again

Wholemeal Chapati

Wholemeal Chapati

These healthy version chapatis use wholemeal flour and are dry fried with no oil to give a slightly charred flavour everyone will enjoy

Mango Lassi Shake

Mango Lassi Shake

An Indian-inspired mango and yogurt drink, that's sweet and cooling after a spicy meal

Beetroot and Coconut Curry with Marinated Paneer

Beetroot and Coconut Curry with Marinated Paneer

Beetroot's earthiness lends itself well to spice in this meat-free curry recipe

Grilled Tikka Salmon with Spicy Rice Pilaf

Grilled Tikka Salmon with Spicy Rice Pilaf

Spice up your salmon with our easy fish recipe

Indian Ice Cream with Pomegranate and Mango

Indian Ice Cream with Pomegranate and Mango

Serve these sweet and fragrant ice cream cubes, or kulfi, on a bed of tangy pomegranate seeds and mango

Fragrant Lemon Rice

Fragrant Lemon Rice

This Indian side dish of lemon rice is perfect with a curry and spicy dahl

Fragrant Basmati Rice

Fragrant basmati rice is a great accompaniment to curry and Indian supper dishes. Make rice more interesting with our expert tips

Indian Stir-Fried White Cabbage

Indian Stir-Fried White Cabbage

A vegetarian Indian recipe that's quick and simple to make and it's lighter than you think!

Poppadoms with Tomato and Chilli Salsa

Poppadoms make a great Indian-themed starter, especially when served with our spicy homemade salsa and raita

Indian recipe collections

Curry Recipes

Curry Recipes

Curry recipes including the Hairy Bikers' king prawn curry, Rick Stein's fish curry and a vegetarian cauliflower curry recipe