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Meera Sodha’s irresistible curry recipes

by Malou Herkes

published on 25 March 2019

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.

meera sodha curry recipes katsu curry east cookbook

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.

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Meera Sodha

Meera Sodha Curry Recipes | Easy & Authentic Indian Curry Recipes - cabbage veggie curry recipe

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.

Meera Sodha Curry Recipes | Easy & Authentic Indian Curry Recipes - yoghurt chicken curry

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.

meera sodha curry recipes vegan beetroot curry east cookbook

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!

Meera Sodha Curry Recipes | Easy & Authentic Indian Curry Recipes - dal recipe

This Gujarati Dal from Fresh India is a special twist on a frugal staple, with peanuts, star anise, curry leaves and honey.

Meera Sodha Curry Recipes | Easy & Authentic Indian Curry Recipes - lamb biryani recipe

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.

Meera Sodha Curry Recipes | Easy & Authentic Indian Curry Recipes - pumpkin curry recipe

Sweet pumpkin, earthy beans and creamy coconut come together in this gentle veggie curry recipe from Fresh India. Perfect for when pumpkins and squash are in season.

Meera Sodha Curry Recipes | Easy & Authentic Indian Curry Recipes - salmon curry recipe

Packed with warming spices, this light and simple Salmon & Spinach Fish Curry from Meera’s brilliant Made in India cookbook is a quick midweek meal for kids and adults alike.

Meera Sodha Curry Recipes | Easy & Authentic Indian Curry Recipes - coriander chicken curry

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.


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