Our Favourite Curry Recipes From Around the World
Is there anything better than tender meat and tasty veggies enveloped in fragrant spices and creamy sauces? ‘Nope’ is the right answer to that question. Winter calls for comforting dishes to warm us from the inside out. We round up our favourite curry recipes ranging from Cape Malay to Thai to Indian-style for a range of tasty and colourful curries.
Cape Malay Curry
South Africa is truly a melting pot of cultures, and it shows in our influenced and diverse cuisine. Here’s some of our favourite Cape Malay curries.
Braaied Lamb Tomato Bredie
A bredie is very similar to a stew, but with the addition of spices. This is a classic Malay dish and is perfect for serving a hungry crowd. Browning the meat on the braai gives an extra level of delicious flavour to this dish.
Spicy Cape Beef Curry
As saucy as they come – this beef curry is simple to make, yet steeped with so much flavour.
Fruity Lamb Curry with Yellow Rice
South Africans are notorious sweet-tooth’s, so trust us to add a little fruitiness to our curry. The lamb knuckle marrow is the best part of this curry. Serve with yellow rice for the quintessential Cape Malay curry.
Sophia’s Malay Chicken Curry
Chicken curry will always be a fave – the ginger, garlic and bay leaves make this an epic dish.
Tasty Thai Curry Recipes
Whether you like it red or green, Thai curry is always a winner!
Thai Green Chicken Curry
The OG Thai curry dish. This classic curry is made with fresh Thai green curry paste and a light base of coconut milk.
Thai Green Vegetable Curry with Lentils
A warming bowl brimming with Thai flavour and lentils in a fragrant coconut sauce.
Red Curry with Thai Chicken Meatballs
A mild Thai-inspired curry, with flavours of creamy coconut and fresh coriander.
Aubergine Thai Curry with Coconut Milk
This is a winning meat-free dish of baby eggplants cooked in a delish coconut sauce.
Indian Curry Recipes
You can’t go wrong with these Indian curry recipes!
Pork Neck Vindaloo Curry
This Pork Neck Vindaloo is sure to become your new favourite curry. Cumin and clove perfectly complement the pork, while the dash of apple cider vinegar wake up the Kashmiri chilli powder and garam masala aromas.
Cariema Isaacs’ Goan Beef Vindaloo
We’re ever indebted to Cariema and her father for this gem of a dish. The cardamom, chilli powder and tamarind paste make this an unforgettable curry!
Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry
A gorgeously fragrant coconut chicken curry – serve with basmati rice and sambal.
Rogan Josh Tomato Soup with Yoghurt Flatbreads
Talk about comfort in a bowl! Simple yet so delicious – you’ll want seconds.
Red Goan Fish Curry
A West Indian seafood curry full of punchy flavours, thanks to the fenugreek seeds and red chilli.
Lamb Shank Vindaloo
This dish is not for the faint-hearted, only those who can withstand intense heat should attempt it.
Rogan Josh Lamb Shanks
Slow cooked, fall-off-the-bone lamb in a creamy sauce. Serve with basmati rice or naan to really send your taste buds over the edge.
Chicken Korma Bunny Chows
A contemporary spin on the Durban classic. Hollowed out bread stuffed with Korma curry – what more could one ask for?
Aloo Gobi With Naan
A staple dish all over India and Pakistan. Enjoy as a starter or as a healthy veggie main meal.
Tomato & Coriander Dhal
We love the ease and simplicity of this Indian split lentil dish.
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!
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 winner.
Chicken Tikka Masala
What could be more enjoyable than sitting down to a bowl of chicken tikka masala?
A quintessential Indian curry recipe, butter chicken (murgh makhani) has wormed its way into the homes of kitchens around the globe.
Extra’s for your Indian Feast
Every curry needs some sides, these are some we can’t do without…
Broccoli & Chickpea Bhajis
Get your guest excited for your curried feast, starting with these moreish bhajis.
Simply Naan Bread
Now that you have the perfect curry, lap it all up with our simple naan bread.
Curious about the different types of Indian curry? Check out our Guide to Indian Curry & Inspired Recipes.
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