19 Craveable Curry Recipes to Spice Up Your Night
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19 Craveable Curry Recipes to Spice Up Your Night

If you’re looking for something a little more saucy than stir fry, but just as easy to throw together, have we got more than a few recipes for you. These 19 curries, ranging from authentic Southeast Asian dishes to fun fusions, are sure to satisfy. A well-stocked and organized spice cabinet will certainly come in handy when cooking from this collection!

1. Restaurant-Style Butter Chicken: A perpetual favorite, this creamy, well-seasoned curry comes together in a snap if you cook up the tandoori chicken ahead of time. (via Not a Curry)

2. Spicy Thai Curry Noodle Soup: Traditional khao soi can take hours and hours to prepare, but this recipe will have you slurping up all of the same complex, bold flavors in practically no time at all. (via Hapa Nom Nom)

3. Coconut Shrimp Curry: Any leftovers of this sweet-savory shrimp curry are equally delicious enjoyed for lunch (or dinner) the next day. (via JoCooks)

4. Roasted Veggie Vindaloo With Golden Gnarly Chicken Skewers: This spread is an ideal choice when entertaining both vegetarians and omnivores. Served over rice, the hearty vindaloo is filling on its own, but having the option of adding a few chicken skewers tableside is a nice touch. (via Jamie Oliver)

5. Poh’s Malaysian Beef Rendang: Rendang is a terrific example of a dry-style curry. It takes a few hours for the beef to cook to tender perfection, but trust that the wait is more than worth it. (via Malaysia Kitchen Insiders)

6. Cauliflower Curry With Crispy Shallots: Simmered in a mild yellow curry paste, these cauliflower florets make a terrific main course or side dish. (via PureWow)

7. Thai Curry Chicken Salad: The Thai-inspired curry rub applied to these chicken breasts makes them anything but boring. You’ll enjoy the bright flavor they add to each bowlful of greens, bell peppers, pineapple cubes and more. (via Eating Bird Food)

8. Winter Vegetable + Lentil Red Curry With Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice (Vegan, Gluten-Free): Transforming boring winter veggies into a bodacious meal can be tricky, but this curry delivers. Big time. (via Veggie and the Beast)

9. Spinach, Lentil and Sweet Potato Curry: It’s hard to believe that this filling, flavorful curry is low-cal. Loaded with nutrient-dense lentils and sweet potatoes, you can certainly feel good about going back for seconds. (via Lavender and Lovage)

10. Coconut Curry Beer Chicken Soup: Curry and beer are a perfect combo, so it’s only natural that the two culinary BFFs come together to make one crave-worthy, warming soup. (via The Beeroness)

11. Chicken Vindaloo: This kicky vindaloo is perfect for folks who can handle the heat. Between the quick-to-prepare blender sauce and minimal simmering time, you’ll be dishing it up in mere minutes. (via Rhubarbarians)

12. Curried Cauliflower + Greens Mac and Cheese: Tired of the usual mac and cheese? Give this curried casserole that’s loaded up with cheese, veggies and big flavors a go. (via The Wimpy Vegetarian)

13. Thai Yellow Curry With Beef and Potatoes: Every single element of this irresistible entree is made from scratch, even down to the curry paste. And guess what? It’s so worth the extra effort. (via Pinch of Yum)

14. Chicken Curry With Lemongrass and Lime: Pounding together the assorted aromatics for this sauce is a perfect way to de-stress after a rough day. And sitting down to a plate of this fragrant, Cambodian curry is just gravy. (via Wild Greens and Sardines)

15. Thai Red Curry: Don’t be surprised if this quick-cooking chicken becomes a regular at the dinner table. It’s hard not to love how the luxurious coconut milk–based sauce coats each element. (via Chichilicious)

16. Curry Chicken Hand Pies: Not your usual chicken pot pies, these handheld beauties feature a host of seasonings, from cumin to turmeric. (via Good Habits and Guilty Pleasures)

17. Chickpea Fritters in Curry (Vegetarian): The combo of airy, crisp chickpea fritters swimming in a tangy yogurt sauce is out of this world. (via Saveur)

18. Cheap, Creamy Chicken Curry: You’ll definitely want to have some flatbread or rice on hand to soak up every last drop of the rich-tasting sauce. (via Food52)

19. Chicken Massaman Curry: The textural contrast of chicken, snow peas, potatoes and peanuts will keep you coming back for more of this delicious, easy-to-make curry. (via Bev Cooks)

Do you enjoy making curries at home, or order them when you go out to eat? Which dishes top your list of faves? Share with us in the comments!