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Indian dishes are defined by the distinctive use of strong spices and herbs. Tasty curries, spicy samosas and creamy butter chicken are just a few of the popular Indian dishes enjoyed by North Americans and other food-enthusiasts across the globe. Spice up your everyday meal choices with a traditional Indian dinner using one of the delicious recipes below.

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Shrimp & pumpkin in coconut milk

Shrimp & pumpkin in coconut milk

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This is a Kerala (a South Indian state) recipe called Konju Pulungari. Konju means shrimp and pulungari is a curry with coconut milk and something sour, either vinegar or tamarind. Pumpkin is a festival vegetable in South India. This dish is originally ma…

Very Spicy Samosas

Very Spicy Samosas

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Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Delicious samosas perfect for party appetizers or a side to your favorite meal. Be careful - they're spicy!

Shallow-Fried Masala Fish

Shallow-Fried Masala Fish

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

This South Indian style fried fish is very aromatic and flavourful, slightly tangy, with a nice kick from chillies and garnished with sweet caramelized onions. It goes well together in a meal with curries with gravy or can be served by itself with plain r…

Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This is Indian recipe

Peppers, Carrot and Tomato Upma

Peppers, Carrot and Tomato Upma

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

A savory semolina based south indian breakfast dish

Curried Lentil Soup

Curried Lentil Soup

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 45 Minutes

The spices used to flavor this hearty, vegetarian soup were inspired by the time I spent in India and my love of Indian food. I top each serving with yogurt and serve it with toasted naan. The spicy scent takes me back to India.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Chicken tikka masala is a curry dish of roasted chicken chunks (tikka) in a rich, red, spicy, tomato based sauce. It is marinated in a blend of spices and yoghurt and baked in a masala oven. Usually served with a naan bread, an onion bhaji, and basmati ri…

Indian Stuffed Peppers

Indian Stuffed Peppers

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Indian mashed potatoes serve as the stuffing for baked bell peppers topped with cheese. Delicious and a little exotic but very easy to do!

Indian Spice Cookies

Indian Spice Cookies

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

A soft and chewy spice cookie based on the complex flavors of Garam Masala, an Indian spice blend used in many dishes. This has a complex flavor profile dominated by cinnamon and ginger but finishing with hints of cardamom.

Semolina halva (Suji ka halva, Sheera)

Semolina halva (Suji ka halva, Sheera)

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

When it is made well, it is one of my favourite Indian sweets. It is very simple and easy to make, and if you have just a little bit of patience and follow a few instructions - success is guaranteed! Suji/rava means semolina, so you can find it under such…

Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

A simple and tasty Indian dish best served with chappati

Fenugreek-Coriander Paratha

Fenugreek-Coriander Paratha

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

This is an Indian recipe.

Grilled Tandoori Chicken

Grilled Tandoori Chicken

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Prep Time: 120 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Classic Tandoori-style chicken recipe for the grill. Works well with a traditional naan bread or any other sides you can dream up.

Simple Chicken Curry

Simple Chicken Curry

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Been craving curry recently after hearing the boyfriend mentioning it few times, AND seeing Gordon making it in a recent episode of The F Word. Gordon's recipe however, calls for way too many ingredients! I like to keep things simple and use what's common…

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

A wonderful warming chicken dish.

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes

This recipe is more traditional and not as generic, so the fat content is alot less. If you do want a richer dish, add 1/2 cup of cream in the end. Make sure to add hot to cold not vice versa, so that the cream does not curdle.

Coconut Shrimp Curry

Coconut Shrimp Curry

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

This is one of my favorite Indian recipes. You can make it as spicy as you like (I like mine hot so I usually add more chilis). The coconut milk really brings the flavors through, and the tomato adds a tinge of sourness that finishes the dish off nicely.

Coriander Chicken

Coriander Chicken

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Coriander adds so much to chicken when cooked like I have shown you in this recipe. You will absolutely love the results.

Cauliflower Chili Fry

Cauliflower Chili Fry

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Yet another one of the simplest main course recipes I've ever seen. Really delicious, but it can get pretty hard on your stomach if you're not used to spicy food. I'd recommend a side dish with this one though. This dish has origins in India, so it's b…

TandooRicken Chicken ;)

TandooRicken Chicken ;)

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

This is my own take to Tandoori chicken. I really wanted to try something different, rather than adding just Tandoori powder and salt and pepper. So I just went into my spice area and picked a few different spices and went forward. Try it out...I loved…

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