Easy Curry Recipes
Penang-Style Pork with Soft Tofu
Chef Cathal Armstrong packs this deeply flavorful, very spicy curry with tender pork and tofu and tops it with crispy garlic.
Adventurous home cooks are looking to South Asia for inspiration. One fantastic guide is Indian-cooking expert Raghavan lyer, the author of 660 Curries. This curry draws its lively flavors from cumin, coriander and hot green chile.
Red Lentil & Chicken Curry
Spiced with fragrant yellow curry, this stew of rich red lentils and chunks of chicken make it the perfect dinner entree.
Indian Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry
A little plain yogurt added at the end creates a light sauce. Include any of your favorite vegetables in this versatile recipe.
Cauliflower, Potato, and Pea Curry
Our version of this curry, a favorite combination of vegetables in India, unites cumin, coriander, turmeric, and red-pepper flakes. Fresh cilantro provides an herbal note. Serve the curry as a generous side dish or with rice for a meatless main dish.
Many of Madhur Jaffrey's books have an Indian slant, but she's most famous for her 1999 tome Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian. While she often follows the Indian tradition of serving several small dishes together, the lentil-vegetable curry here is a Western-style main course. Eaten over rice with yogurt, it's a very satisfying meal.
Adding a little curry powder to oil-popped popcorn gives it a great, crave-worthy flavor.
Jamaican Chicken and Potato Curry
Jamaican curry powder is typically a blend of turmeric, cumin, coriander, mustard seeds, anise seeds, allspice and fenugreek. This flavorful chicken dish requires little hands-on prep time.
Creamy Indian-Spiced Halibut Curry
Vikram Sunderam makes his own spice blend with six ingredients, including green and black cardamom, cloves and mace.