20 Yummy Indian Recipes

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 11:04am by Susan Bewley

How many people love Indian food? I will freely admit, I fell in love with Indian food when we lived in New Jersey. Every so often my husband would treat me to a wonderful lunch at Mantra, where I would try a variety of ethnic dishes that were truly out of this world. It was the one thing that truly saddened me when we went back home to Kentucky – I knew we wouldn’t find a good Indian restaurant here. Sure enough, most of what I have tried here has been Americanized Indian that well….doesn’t taste anything like I remember. Like, no spice really at all. With my utter disappointment, I knew the only way I was going to have good Indian again is if I learned to make it at home.

While so many of my friends make awesome food, very few of them had ever tried Indian, never mind learned how to make it. Also add in the fact that Indian food can be very different compared to the region of India, it can easily get overwhelming trying to cook these cultural dishes. Luckily, some of my blogger friends can to the rescue, introducing to a wonderful slow cooker book, suggestions, and of course, delicious recipes. I was actually a bit overwhelmed with all the suggestions and couldn’t wait to start cooking, especially the ones that I could throw in my slow cooker.

Knowing that some of you love Indian food just as much as me, I couldn’t wait to share with you some of my favorite recipes. Below, you will find 20 of the yummiest Indian recipes I have found from other bloggers. Many of these recipes are super easy to make and a great way to impress guests. Feel free to click on the picture below to be taken to the recipes. If you make any of these recipes, feel free to tell us what you think!

Do you love Indian food? Forget takeout and learn to make Indian at home with these 20 Yummy Indian Recipes here!

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34 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. lisa February 4, 2016 at 11:29 am - Reply

    I have never tasted Indian food. I enjoy spicy food but don’t like curry. I’ll have to look at the ingredients and hopefully try a couple of these.

  2. Amber Ludwig February 5, 2016 at 10:41 am - Reply

    I do love Indian food!! Its so expensive to go out to enjoy too! Thanks for all the great recipes!! Can’t wait to try them!! If anyone is looking for these spices World market has an amazing variety!!

  3. KATE SARSFIELD February 5, 2016 at 11:33 am - Reply

    I love a good Indian and the spicier the better. I’ve got a couple of aubergines (what you guys call eggplants) in the fridge so I’ll definitely be trying the chicken & eggplant masala, although I’ll probably go hotter & make it a rogan josh.

  4. Deborah D February 5, 2016 at 12:32 pm - Reply

    These all look so great! I don’t know which one to try first.

  5. Mia February 5, 2016 at 1:38 pm - Reply

    Tikka masala and tandoori chicken are some of my favorite Indian foods. Never tried making them myself so these recipes are certainly helpful.

  6. Sarah L February 5, 2016 at 8:08 pm - Reply

    I do like Indian food. I like the recipes that use a crock pot.

  7. janet aycock February 5, 2016 at 11:45 pm - Reply

    i have never tried indian food but this sounds good

  8. Rachel February 6, 2016 at 5:40 am - Reply

    I am excited to try some of these recipes. I love Indian food,

  9. Bruce February 6, 2016 at 4:29 pm - Reply

    I’m not a big Indian food fan, but these sound good

  10. contest_chick82 February 6, 2016 at 6:54 pm - Reply

    I LOVE Indian Food! Thank you so much for sharing this! 🙂

  11. suzanne February 6, 2016 at 9:35 pm - Reply

    We like Indian food, but I haven’t tried to make any. When I have to buy ingredients that are only used for one kind of dish I worry about spending money on it. These do look good though.

  12. Lauren Rochon February 7, 2016 at 12:08 am - Reply

    The curried cauliflower recipe sounds fantastic! Thanks for this post!

  13. Margo Deetjen February 7, 2016 at 4:03 am - Reply

    I’ve got to try the tikka marsala, it’s my husbands favorite. Thanks for the recipes.

  14. Sue M. February 7, 2016 at 12:21 pm - Reply

    I haven’t tried Indian food, but these recipes look really delicious, so I”ll definitely check them out!

  15. Tiffany S February 7, 2016 at 9:10 pm - Reply

    So excited I found this! I love Indian food but sadly moved away from my favorite Indian restaurant several months ago. I haven’t been able to find Indian food in my area since then and am always trying to mimic my favorite dishes at home. Thanks for the suggestions!!

  16. michelle combs February 7, 2016 at 11:15 pm - Reply

    I’ve never tried indian food but it looks good

  17. samir hmdme February 7, 2016 at 11:16 pm - Reply

    i love indian cuisine! i have to try these recipes, thank you

  18. Laurie Nykaza February 9, 2016 at 10:21 pm - Reply

    I love Indian food and have not tried making them so will have to give it a try so we can have it often for dinner.

  19. Donna B February 10, 2016 at 7:45 am - Reply

    These sound great. My husband and I love Indian food and we like trying new recipes.

  20. Irene Lirette February 12, 2016 at 11:37 am - Reply

    I LOVE Indian food! My old boss was from India and he would make stuff all the time. When his Mom came to visit she would always get me to try stuff she made! Sometimes I thought ewww but then you just taste it and eat it not to disappoint. I have to tell you, I was NEVER disappointed in anything I tired 🙂

  21. Kara Marks February 13, 2016 at 1:28 am - Reply

    These look fantastic! Thanks so much for the recipes.

  22. Darlene Maroni February 13, 2016 at 8:41 am - Reply

    I will definitely be trying some of these recipes. Indian food Is so very good. Thank you

  23. Rachel February 18, 2016 at 2:25 pm - Reply

    My neighbor makes awesome Indian food! I’d love to cook like her.

  24. Linda Manns Linneman February 19, 2016 at 2:09 pm - Reply

    I don’t think I have ever had Indian food. It sounds so good. I will have to try some of this. Thank you for sharing

  25. Kimberly Harbour February 21, 2016 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    I have always wanted to try Indian food, but with recipes I never knew where to start. Thank you for sharing these! They look delicious and easy enough for me to make! I can’t wait to try some!

  26. Tara Gauthier February 21, 2016 at 10:44 pm - Reply

    I LOVE Indian food, everyone else in my family is not on board with that. My son likes butter chicken, but does not like naan bread which I find weird. My husband’s response to me cooking butter chicken, is “I smell curry” and my daughter does not like it either. These recipes look great.

  27. Edye February 26, 2016 at 3:28 pm - Reply

    I haven’t tried a lot of Indian food, so this post gives me some great ideas! Thanks,

  28. Ann March 4, 2016 at 7:48 pm - Reply

    Thank you for this post! I love Indian food, and would like to start learning more recipes. I really like that so many of these recipes are vegetarian-friendly, or can be easily modified to be so.

  29. Sandra Watts March 4, 2016 at 10:50 pm - Reply

    I like Indian food but the heat of it does not like me. 🙁

  30. Victoria Ess March 20, 2016 at 8:43 am - Reply

    Thanks for the roundup! I love Indian food and need to cook it more often!

  31. Sarh S April 25, 2016 at 9:02 pm - Reply

    While I am a pretty picky eater, there are several dishes here that look like something I would at least try. I wish I weren’t picky and could try many different foods, sometimes I do get sick of eating the same things.

  32. Rachel Beltz August 4, 2016 at 12:32 am - Reply

    I have been trying to introduce the family to international food- so this is perfect! We have not tried Indian yet! I think I’ll start with the Masala Garlic Ramen Noodles!

  33. Cindy S. October 2, 2016 at 4:56 am - Reply

    I love Indian food. Just pinned this for future reference. So many recipes I would love to try!

  34. tammy August 11, 2017 at 12:21 pm - Reply

    I have the perfect occasion in mind for this meal. Im so glad that I saw this recipe today. I know that it will be a hit!

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