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Nadiya Hussain’s favourite curry recipes

by Julia Pal

published on 26 June 2018

Nadiya Hussain loves nothing more than to bring her family together around the dinner table to catch up on each other’s news and enjoy a flavour-packed meal. Curries often make an appearance on the Hussain family table, and Nadiya’s recipes are adored by the whole family. In this collection for The Happy Foodie she shares her best-loved curry recipes, from a traditional Bengali chicken korma that puts restaurant versions in the shade, to her latest creative twist, a richly spiced Halloumi Curry with Coconut Sambal that will have vegetarians and meat-eaters alike jumping for joy.

Nadiya Hussain’s Halloumi Curry with Coconut Sambal

Nadiya Hussain’s Halloumi Curry with Coconut Sambal

A quick midweek vegetarian curry, this innovative dish replaces traditional paneer with meaty halloumi, combining it with red pepper, red onion and an array of fragrant spices. Serve with rice for a weeknight meal to remember.

Bengali Korma

Bengali Korma

Nadiya’s traditional Bengali recipe for chicken korma is worlds away from the dish usually served in curry houses. Light and fragrant, it is home cooking at its best and is one of the dishes Nadiya most closely associates with ‘home’.

Lamb Bhuna with Garlic Naan

Lamb Bhuna with Garlic Naan

Nadiya Hussain’s speedy Lamb Bhuna recipe uses a quick, flavoursome paste – make extra and store it in your freezer, ready for whenever a curry craving strikes.


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