Bowl of creamy aubergine curry with a plate of forks and rice at the side

Best ever curry recipes

Try one of our 32 best curry recipes from around the world. Cooking curry is easier than you think, with so many different flavours to explore

Try one of our best curry recipes. From quick and easy chicken curry and creamy vegetarian curries for midweek meals, to impressive beef shin rendang or duck curry for easy entertaining, our curry ideas will give you plenty of inspiration. Serve with naan and tuck in! Who needs a takeaway when you have these recipes…


Kolamba’s chicken curry

Make this your go-to special chicken curry. Straight from the kitchen of London’s Kolamba restaurant, this Sri Lankan recipe uses oodles of fresh spices and a homemade roasted curry powder.

Kolamba Sri Lankan Chicken Curry Recipe

Rabbit korma, chamomile golden raisins and wild rice

Spiced, creamy, braised rabbit, sat on wild rice with fragrant golden raisins – all this needs is a hoppy IPA and some naan breads to mop up.

Korma Recipe with Rabbit, Golden Raisins and Wild Rice

Hirwa kolambi kalwan

Try our vibrant green coconut prawn curry with chilli, coriander and curry leaves. We’ve used shell-on prawns as they add so much flavour, although you could make this with shelled prawns as well.

Hirwa Kolambi Kalwan Recipe (Coconut Prawn Curry Recipe)

Kombdi masala

Try this hearty curry that uses classic spices synonymous with west India for a lively entertaining dish.

Kombdi Masala Curry Recipe

Sri Lankan cashew chicken curry

Make your own Sri Lankan curry powder and combine with coconut milk and toasted cashews to spice up chicken thighs in this impressive curry. Scoop up with warm roti for a comforting midweek meal. Plenty more chicken thigh recipes here.

Sri Lankan Cashew Nut Chicken Curry Recipe

Jamaican curry pork

A spin on the classic curry goat, this spiced pork curry is melt-in-the-mouth and full of Caribbean flavour.

Jamaican Curry Pork Recipe

Yellow curry chicken noodles

Thai yellow curry paste adds a mild, fragrant spice to this light coconut curry with chicken and crunchy mangetout – ready in just 20 minutes! Check out more of our Thai recipes here.

Yellow Curry Chicken Recipe

Easy lamb bhuna

Check out our tender lamb bhuna recipe. This juicy curry recipe is easy to make and packed with plenty of flavour. Plus, it’s low in calories too.

Easy Lamb Bhuna Recipe

Shahi paneer (paneer in creamy cashew and tomato curry)

Need a veggie curry recipe? Make our simple shahi paneer curry. This vibrant Indian dish is an easy veggie curry recipe that’s gluten free.

Shahi Paneer Recipe

Beef shin rendang

A great excuse for some Saturday night feasting between friends, this aromatic, slow-cooked beef curry makes enough to serve 12. If you find yourself with some leftovers then waste not want not because it’s freezable too. Try one of our favourite crowd-pleasing recipes here.

Beef shin rendang

Cheat’s butter chicken curry

This is sure to become a family favourite! You can use whatever curry paste you have to make this… it’s the combo of butter, almonds and yogurt that magically creates such a rich, creamy sauce. Try our top chicken curry ideas here. 

butter chicken curry

Kofta curry

Spice up your midweek meal with our homemade lamb koftas nestled in a fragrant curry. Served with rice for a hearty meal for four. Discover more of our best curry recipes under 500 calories here.

Kofta Curry Recipe

Coconut and peanut aubergine curry

This creamy coconut and peanut aubergine curry is vegetarian, under 300 calories and ready in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect comforting meal to make midweek.

Creamy lamb, spinach and cashew curry

With hints of spice, our curry is a great way to liven up your week. Super creamy, nutty and low in calories, this recipe is perfect for a simple family dinner. We have plenty more lamb curry ideas here.

Creamy lamb, spinach and cashew curry

Mutter paneer

Mutter paneer is a traditional north Indian curry. The texture of fresh peas stands up well against the paneer, but frozen is fine too. This can be ready in just 30 minutes, and you won’t feel like you’re missing out, even though it’s veggie. Serve it as a side curry with some naan or rice.

Sri Lankan fish curry

This Sri Lankan fish curry recipe is easy to make and on the dinner table in less than an hour. It is less than 500 calories per serving and also suitable for freezing.

Sri Lankan Fish curry

Chickpea and squash coconut curry

This chickpea and squash coconut curry is a great healthy, vegetarian midweek meal. If you can get it, Alpro coconut milk alternative has less saturated fat and fewer calories than regular coconut milk as it’s made with a rice milk base.

Aubergine Thai jungle curry

This aubergine Thai jungle curry is low-calorie and ready in just 20 minutes, making a great, satisfying option for midweek. Try our Thai recipes here to create a full Thai spread.

Coconut dahl with naans

Make a batch of this vegetarian coconut dahl with naans and freeze for later. This recipe even includes instructions on how to make the dahl in a slow cooker.

Coconut dahl with naans

West Indian chicken curry with cinnamon and tomatoes

With coconut and sweet potato, this West Indian chicken curry is a quick, tasty and filling midweek dish.

Keralan runner bean curry

This is a new idea for a vegetarian curry using runner beans. These often-overlooked veg make a tasty, spicy dish and work well with Indian spices and coconut milk. Our vegetarian curry recipes are really popular, try one of them here.

Lamb and spinach curry

A classic lamb and spinach Indian curry – this would make a great economical, and much tastier, alternative to a Friday night take away. Serve with rice or naan.

Chicken katsu curry

If you always order the katsu curry when you eat out in Japanese restaurants, you’ll be surprised to learn how easy it is to make at home. Make one of our exciting Japanese recipes here.

Coconut chickpea curry

The best quick vegetarian curry. Full of good-for-you ingredients: butternut squash, chickpeas, spinach and spices, this will tempt any veg-phobic family members to dig in. Serve with rice on the side.

Tamarind prawn curry

Prawn curry in under half an hour, even when you make your own spice paste. Add tamarind and coconut milk for flavour and serve with rice and chapatis.

Fall-apart vindaloo with red onion mint chutney

If you love curry, you’ll love this vindaloo. Originating from Goa, our version is easy, made with pork and full of authentic spices. Serve with rice and homemade mint chutney at a dinner party for friends.

Thai green curry

Thai green curry is an Asian classic and it is very popular in the UK. Try our delicious green curry recipe from Victoria Moore that shows you how to make the curry paste from scratch so that the fresh, vibrant flavours really come through.

Thai pollock curry

Our Thai pollock curry is a full of fantastic Asian flavours but is ready in under an hour, very easy to make and also comes in at under 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal.

Bombay egg and potato curry

Some nights you don’t want to have to spend ages shopping to make a delicious meal. This Bombay egg and potato curry can be made using store cupboard ingredients and is ready in just 40 minutes – perfect for a midweek meal.

Duck curry

This recipe from the Marksman pub in London is a play on an Edwardian Anglo-Indian club curry – a chance to use different flavours and spices to those in an authentic Indian curry.

Fish curry with tomatoes and tamarind

This fish curry with tomatoes and tamarind is a super easy recipe, ready in 30 minutes and under 300 calories but is packed with fantastic flavours. It’s perfect for a midweek meal.


Chicken madras

This recipe for chicken madras is a really easy way to feed the family – a classic chicken curry for under 300 calories. We have lots of ideas to create healthy, low calorie curries, try one here.