12 Authentic Indian Curry Recipes To Make If You Love A Good Curry

Words: Emma Nkunzana

Authentic Indian Curry recipesWhat makes an Indian curry recipe authentic you might ask? Well, the short answer is that there is no one method or flavour to Indian curry recipes. Learn more about the different types of Indian curries here. As a country, it has many regions, cultures and subcultures (to put it into perspective you could fit South Africa into India 2,5 times). To help out the avid Indian cuisine cook we have narrowed down our 12 authentic Indian curry recipes to make.

Indian Curries

Red Goan Fish Curry

A West Indian seafood curry full of exotic flavour and punch. GET THE RECIPE

Lamb Shank Vindaloo

This dish is not for the faint hearted, only those who can withstand intense heat should attempt it. GET THE RECIPE

Indian Curry Recipes red goan fish curry
Indian Curry Recipes Lamb Shank vindaloo curry

Rogan Josh Lamb Shanks

Slow cooked, fall-off-the-bone lamb in a creamy sauce, serve with basmati rice and naan to really send you over the edge. GET THE RECIPE

Chicken Korma Bunny Chows

This is our contemporary spin on the Durban classic. GET THE RECIPE

Indian Curry Recipes Rogan Josh Lamb Shanks
Indian Curry Recipes Korma Bunny Chows

Aloo Gobi With Naan

A staple dish all over India and Pakistan. Enjoy as a starter or as a healthy veggie main meal. GET THE RECIPE

Tomato & Coriander Dhal

We love the ease and simplicity of this Indian split lentil dish. GET THE RECIPE

Indian Curry Recipes aloo gobi
Indian Curry Recipes tomato and coriander dhal

Soft Shell Crab Curry

It’s always a good idea to cook shellfish in the shell so that the whole dish is enriched with the seafood flavours. This soft shell crab curry will cost a bit to make but it’s so worth it! GET THE RECIPE

North Indian Lamb Curry

North Indian curries are a lot richer than the rest other regions, which is probably why we love them. This Indian lamb curry is a win.  GET THE RECIPE

Indian Curry Recipes Soft Shell Crab Curry
Indian Curry Recipes North Indian Lamb Curry

Chicken Tikka Masala

What could be more Indian than sitting down to a bowl of chicken tikka masala? GET THE RECIPE

Butter Chicken

A quintessential Indian curry recipe, butter chicken (murgh makhani) has wormed its way into the homes of kitchens around the globe. GET THE RECIPE

Indian Curry Recipes Chicken Tikka masala
Indian Curry Recipes Butter Chicken

Extra’s for your Indian Feast

Broccoli & Chickpea Bhajis

Get your guest excited for your curried feast with a starter of bhajis. GET THE RECIPE

Simply Naan Bread

Now that you have the perfect curry, lap it all up with our simple naan bread. GET THE RECIPE

Indian Curry Recipes Broccoli chickpea bhajis
Indian Curry Recipes simple naan bread

Check out our tips here to make your next curry your best one yet. Feel like staying in? Check out this list of the best Indian restaurants in Cape Town.

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