The oriental spices that flavour curry – popular since colonial days – may have medicinal properties too. Turmeric, for instance, is said to improve circulation and relieve digestive problems.
Really tasty and really easy to make. They take a bit of time but they are worth it. They don't last 5 minutes in this house.
This mild lamb curry is made with apples and raisins and sweetened with dark brown sugar. The long cooking time allows the lamb to become really tender and flavourful. If you are making this for a crowd, you can easily do so a day before and it will taste even better! Serve with pilau rice, poppadoms and mango chutney.
This is a simple, fresh and healthy vegetable stir-fry with prawns marinated in sesame oil which give it a warm, nutty flavour. It's quick and easy to prepare and goes well with brown rice, quinoa or rice noodles.
A delicious curry soup made with carrots, red lentils, coconut milk and curry paste. Perfect on a cold evening. Offer some grilled strips of naan bread to dip in. Enjoy!
Thai-style red curry with potatoes and pork is seasoned with red curry paste, and a few extra spices and herbs to really bring up the flavour. Serve over steamed jasmine rice.
This scrumptious curried lamb dish is prepared with everyday ingredients – most you probably have to hand right now – yet you'll be surprised by its authentic flavour. We've used the leanest cut of lamb.
This will satisfy even the most demanding curry addict. Lean and tender sirloin steak is quickly cooked with lots of spices, tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach, with yogurt added to give a luxurious feel. Served with cardamom-spiced rice, it makes a really healthy and nutritious meal.
Loaded with prawns, ham, chicken and vegetables - this fried rice dish tastes just like the one you can order at your favourite Chinese takeaway. Try making this 'special' fried rice with any leftovers you have.
Easy to make, and delicious. This iced chocolate drink is my favourite dessert. During summer, if it's warm and you're looking for something cool, trust me, this is the best drink you can make at home without wasting a penny on juices or other stuff!