Who doesn’t love Indian classics like butter chicken, aromatic biryani and flaky samosas? Skip the takeout and head to your kitchen this evening with recipes that are sure to take your taste buds on an exciting journey.
Mixed Vegetable Pakoras
A classic Indian recipe, this deep-fried veggie staple has sometimes been called the “tempura” of Indian food. The spice-infused batter results in a gorgeous golden puffy coating with some crunch. Fresh cilantro chutney is the perfect addition in dipping sauce form. Find more international recipes that’ll help fill your travelling void.
The Best Samosas
When it comes to Indian cuisine, you can’t go wrong with this appetizer classic. Pro tip: when working with the wet dough, leave it long enough to hydrate in the flour and you’ll end up with crispy, bubbled and puffy samosas. They don’t call this recipe the best for nothing. Rise and shine with these Indian-inspired breakfast recipes that’ll spice up your morning routine.
Instant Pot Indian Shrimp Biriyani
This easy Indian recipe can be popped straight into your trusty Instant Pot. Ready in 30 minutes, the shrimp and spices will blend together so beautifully that you’ll want to make this recipe on repeat. Don’t forget the side of basmati rice!
Instant Pot Indian Dal
Use your Instant Pot to make this red lentil stew in less time than it takes for a delivery from your favourite Indian restaurant. It’s seasoned with an assortment of aromatic spices including ginger, turmeric, coriander and cumin. Serve with a side of naan or over basmati rice.
Instant Pot Saag Paneer
Fresh cheese and baby spinach are combined in this spicy Instant Pot saag paneer. Ready in 35 minutes, serve it with warm naan or cooked basmati rice.
Tandoori Chicken Kati Roll
A handheld treat the the entire family will love, these kati rolls are made with tandoori-style chicken wrapped in warm, flaky paratha. Serve them for lunch or dinner alongside a cucumber salad.
Instant Pot Indian Spicy Eggplant
Skip the lengthy peeling and roasting of a traditional eggplant bhartha and try this Instant Pot version that’s ready in a fraction of the time. It’s a great vegetarian main on its own — or serve it on the side with a meat curry. You can also cook these vegan recipes in your Instant Pot this week.
Instant Pot Butter Chicken
Butter chicken is an Indian restaurant favourite — and this recipe will help you recreate the comforting dish at home using your Instant Pot. Aromatic and creamy, you won’t want to waste a single drop of the spiced sauce.