While we all have our favorite meals to make, perhaps those are feeling a bit old and uninspired in the New Year. Maybe you are longing for something new, innovative and exotic. If that is the case, look no further than stews and different curry dishes. Ready to get some inspiration? Stir up these fragrant, flavorful recipes with one celebrated ingredient: curry powder. The best part? These are easy to make at home. Let us get started!
Recipe 1: Thai Chicken Coconut Curry
Ready in 20 minutes and only one skillet is needed? Sign us up! Low in carbs, but high in taste, due to the inclusion of coriander, onion, ginger, coconut milk, curry paste (and or powder) and spices, this dish is best served over peas, rice or flatbread. Skip the takeout this week and whip up this quick and easy meal.
Recipe 2: Chicken Curry
Recipe 3: Butter Chicken
One of the most popular Indian curries comes alive with this dish. Aromatic and creamy, this is one of the best recipes out there. Serve with butter rice, spinach or samosas. This is best when it is piping hot and effortlessly creamy.
Recipe 4: The Best Vegetable Curry
Vegetarians do not need to feel left out from the curry cooking with this recipe. Colorful veggies are topped with a tasty curry sauce, and it is all decked out with raita, a cooling cucumber-yogurt drizzle. Delicious!
Beef more your thing? Try this unsweetened coconut milk, beef chuck, curry and yogurt blend, complete with naan for dipping. Want to impress? Serve with rice and plenty of herbs.
On the lookout for a super comforting curry? Try katsu, which is a fried chicken-topped potato, cooked rice, carrot and tomato curry. Basically all of the flavors of your childhood in one dish, this meal is best with mochi or bubble tea for a sweet addition.
Recipe 7: Creamy Lentil and Veggie Curry
This is just the right dish to put in a thermos and bring to school. Swap in different veggies or spices to make it family friendly, or add in a can of chickpeas for added healthy protein. Cool things down with a scoop of plain yogurt or sour cream.
Recipe 8: Panda Rice Balls with Japanese Curry
Cute alert! These sticky rice balls made to look like pandas are an ideal accompaniment for this curry that is loaded with brown sauce, carrot and potato. Eat with chopsticks and make a side salad to go with it. A must for kids young and old, this is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.
Recipe 9: Goan Fish Curry
Plunge into the depths of a sea of flavor with this seafood take on curry. Prawns, mussels, clams and squid are extra special additions to this dish, but white fish works as well. Top with saltines and herbs.
Recipe 10: Fruity Chicken Curry
Apples and sultanas make this a favorite with even the littlest eaters. Cut up the chicken in small pieces and plate it alongside applesauce for a fun meal.
Enjoy a taste of the world with these curry recipes. They are sure to bring joy, light and a global flavor into your home in no time. So, get cooking!