Food writer, blogger and author of the best-selling cookbooks Made in India and Fresh India, and the recently released EAST, Meera Sodha is well-known for her vibrant, fresh and simple Indian dishes. Packed with flavour, well explained and accessible, her recipes will change the way you cook, eat, and think about Indian food forever. Here's a round up of our favourite Meera Sodha curry recipes for all occasions.
This Aubergine Katsu Curry with Pickled Radishes from EAST is Meera's take on a classic Japanese recipe. Here she makes an easy curry sauce and teams it with crispy aubergine slices and home-pickled radishes.
Soft buttery cabbage, sweet caramelised onions and crisp potatoes, nothing much beats this comforting veggie curry recipe from Meera's Fresh India cookbook. Serve up with a fierce pickle, yoghurt and chapattis. Delicious.
Ground pistachios complement the sweet onions perfectly in this Pistachio & Yoghurt Chicken Curry from Made in India. A classically Indian dinner party dish with a beautiful, rich, creamy sauce you won't be able to stop eating.
This vegan Sri Lankan Beetroot Curry recipe from EAST is bright and full of flavour. Meera has served it here with rice and flash-fried green beans, spiked with garlic, chilli, lime juice and salt. Delicious!
Because everybody needs an authentic lamb biryani curry recipe up their sleeve (which Meera says is no more complicated than making a lasagne), this recipe from her Made in India cookbook is the real deal. A layered dish combining a rich and tender clove and cinnamon lamb curry, sweet caramelised onions and saffron-scented rice, this is a crowd-pleasing dish to make at the weekend.
This vibrant and delicious Coriander Chutney Chicken from Meera's Made in India cookbook is quick and simple to make. Think of the chutney as you would a fresh pesto, made by blitzing together fresh coriander, peanuts, lemon juice, chillies and turmeric. Make extra and keep a jar in the fridge to eat with samosas, on bread or with cheese.