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I need a really tasty but easy curry recipe!

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Indecisivejo Fri 01-Apr-16 20:02:05

I already have a great recipe for sweet n tangy curry but have it every week and don't want to end up hating it so need to mix it up a bit! Every other curry I make just isn't right! Can anyone help? It needs to be easy I don't want to make my own powders or pastes etc. Thanks in advance smile

CocktailQueen Fri 01-Apr-16 20:04:42

Buy some tandoori curry paste.

Fry chicken and onion, add veg.

Add couple of spoons of tandoori curry paste and fry. Add natural yogurt at end of cooking and stir in.

Serve with coriander, almonds etc to garnish and rice/nan.

CoperCabana Fri 01-Apr-16 20:06:16

Coconut milk, chicken stock cube, tbsp or 2 of curry powder, tsp of ground ginger, tbsp flour, squeeze of tom puree, chicken breasts, some frozen onions, small tin of pineapple cubes in natural juice (chuck juice in as well) and handful of raisins. Works every time. I shove in slow cooker but you can make on thr hob properly by browing stuff. I add mushrooms sometimes as well.

Chocolatteaddict1 Fri 01-Apr-16 20:06:55

If you don't want to faff with different spices, do you live near an Indian wholesalers? If you do they will have piles of boxes of ready made curries (mix dry spices) for around 50p - £100

We tend to make our own but if we can't be arsed with the faff we just open a box up and it's easier.

Also at the Indian wholesalers the veg, fruit and meat is very cheap

Chocolatteaddict1 Fri 01-Apr-16 20:08:55

50p - £1.00

SillyBub Fri 01-Apr-16 20:09:40

£100 shock That must be some curry grin

MrsPnut Fri 01-Apr-16 20:10:18

This is my favourite curry recipe www.vickybhogal.com/recipes.html#mango

OTheHugeManatee Fri 01-Apr-16 20:14:32

I made a lovely aubergine curry the other day. Onions, garlic, crushed cumin and coriander seed and fresh chilli and ginger fried over medium heat for a few minutes, then added cubed aubergine and fried until coated in oil. Then chucked in a couple of chopped fresh tomatoes and a teaspoon of turmeric, a chunk of creamed coconut block, some cooked chick peas, fresh spinach and some water and stock powder and simmered until the aubergine was soft. Nice with chopped fresh parsley or coriander and a bit of yog over the top. I sort of made it up but was amazing and super easy to do, will make again.

AnnieKenney Fri 01-Apr-16 20:16:45

I really like the first recipe on this page You can simplify the recipe by (a) using chopped tinned tomatos (b) ommitting the yoghurt and / or fresh corainder and it's still yummy. It does use several different spices but there's no need to grind/crush/dry roast any of them. I just use the ready powdered stuff.

BevyofQuails Fri 01-Apr-16 20:18:44

We make this lamb saag quite a lot. It is both really tasty and dead easy smile

BevyofQuails Fri 01-Apr-16 20:19:51

Oh, we don't bother roasting and grinding cumin seeds etc, just use ground spices and it works fine.

daisydalrymple Fri 01-Apr-16 20:19:56

Just place marking to try some of these thanks smile

myrtleWilson Fri 01-Apr-16 20:23:04

www.food.com/recipe/mutter-paneer-indian-cheese-curry-173381

Or a channa masala for another veggie option? Or do Google cook in a curry for Maunika's website - they're lush!

HeyMicky Fri 01-Apr-16 20:32:20

I'm making this tonight

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/cod-spinach-yellow-curry

Less than 15 minutes start to finish, very few ingredients, warm and comforting without being stodgy

AreTheyTheBreaks Fri 01-Apr-16 20:49:02

Hiya,

I use this all the time, both the recipe, the principles and the link; wonderfully simple and has given me the insight to just chuck in whatever I have in the fridge, a bit like soup.

www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/oct/31/how-to-make-curry-onion-ginger-garlic-mamta-gupta-back-to-basics-henry-dimbleby

trixymalixy Fri 01-Apr-16 20:51:23

Gordon ramsay's Malaysian curry is amazing. Well worth the effort.

Indecisivejo Fri 01-Apr-16 21:20:17

Ooh thanks for the replies so far everyone!! X

TyneTeas Fri 01-Apr-16 21:22:59

This chilli prawn curry is pretty quick and straightforward

tyne-teas.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/chilli-prawn-curry.html

Indecisivejo Mon 04-Apr-16 08:39:43

Ok so I have decided I'm gonna make the recipe for the mango chicken. Goin to make it one day this week so will report back, thanks everyone smile

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