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Easy Indian starters (27)

Find easy Indian starter recipes for your next curry night. We have Indian starters for every occasion - tasty and easy beef samosas, crispy pakoras, pav bhaji, tandoori chicken skewers and lots more.

Top easy Indian starter recipes

 
5 reviews
 
50min

These stuffed savoury pastries are a traditional Indian favourite. Lamb and spices are cooked together to create a mouthwatering filling for the easy to make pastry. The recipe may seem complex, but it's actually fairly simple. Enjoy!

Recipe by: Kimber

 
18 reviews
 
10min

This is a tasty starter that can be found in every Indian restaurant around the West of Scotland. I’ve tried loads of recipes but this one really hits the spot in terms of authenticity in relation to the best of restaurant recipes. In Scotland we eat our spiced onions with Indian poppadoms but you could serve these as a chutney, side dish or dip.

Recipe by: gill2979

 
5 reviews
 
25min

A deliciously crunchy and satisfying Indian starter, which is perfect when served with a variety of sauces. These chicken pakoras are quick and easy to make and taste fantastic.

Recipe by: deshigrub

 
6 reviews
 
50min

This traditional prawn dish made with fresh coconut is typical to the coastal areas of Karwar in Karnataka state, India.

Recipe by: keertikumar

 
4 reviews
 
1hr20min

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

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