Curry side dishes

    Looking for an array of tasty and savoury sides to go with your favourite curry? We have loads of curry side dishes, from naan bread and raita to aromatic dal and veggie accompaniments.

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    39 reviews

    If you're looking for a fluffy and chewy naan bread recipe, this is it. This recipe is quick and easy to make and tastes fantastic alongside any Indian curry.

    Recipe by: honeyandspice

    82 reviews

    I actually learnt this in the kitchen of a seasoned Indian homecook! Traditional fragrant dish with toor dal, ginger, chilli, tomatoes, cumin and garlic.

    Recipe by: Pyromommy

    85 reviews

    Chunks of warm potato tossed with cumin, turmeric and curry powder.

    Recipe by: DRAGONSBANE

    105 reviews

    Masoor dhal are red lentils and this spicy red lentil dish can be enjoyed as a starter, or as a main with rice or naan.

    Recipe by: Rachel

    87 reviews

    Growing tired of takeaways? Make your own basmati to go with a spicy homemade curry.

    Recipe by: Kristine Weatherly

    9 reviews

    A delicious, Indian-inspired, vegetarian-friendly potato dish. Potatoes are simmered in a homemade curry paste. Serve with rice and vegetable curry.

    Recipe by: lindsayloo

    7 reviews

    Saffron is expensive, but it adds a wonderful luxurious flavour to rice. Serve with Indian and Persian dishes.

    Recipe by: Nithiya

    6 reviews

    This Indian dal is a gorgeous, warming dish, perfect comfort or winter food! Enjoy on its own or as a side to your favourite curry.

    Recipe by: Bekah292

    8 reviews

    These tasty chickpea-based balls, flavoured with garlic, chilli and lots of fresh coriander, make a delicious alternative to rice or potatoes. Cooked traditionally as an Indian dish the balls would be deep-fried, but here they are baked.

    Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

    10 reviews

    The perfect finger food or side dish for your favourite curry. You can use the batter recipe to make other bhaji variations by using other vegetables instead of, or in conjunction with, onions!

    Recipe by: julmagic

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