Here at The Happy Foodie, there's nothing we love more than tucking into a really great curry. Discover some of our favourite Indian cookbooks and most-loved recipes in this cookbook collection.
Meera Sodha introduces Britain to the food she grew up eating here every day in her first, best-selling cookbook. Her food is fresh, vibrant and surprisingly quick and easy to make. The Pistachio and Yoghurt Chicken Curry is a particular highlight.
Fresh India by Meera Sodha
Another fantastic guide to Indian cookery from Meera Sodha, and this time meat-free. From rice dishes to curries and sides, the 120 recipes in this beautiful cookbook are bursting with authenticity and flavour and provide inspiration for vegetarian cooking for every occasion.
Curry Easy - by Madhur Jaffrey
In this delicious collection of recipes, Madhur Jaffrey shows us that Indian food need not be complicated or involve hours in the kitchen. Madhur's Minced Lamb with Potatoes is now a firm family favourite.
Rick Stein's India by Rick Stein
What makes a good curry? Sensual spicy aromas or thick, creamy sauces? Rick journeys through India to find the answer, searching this colourful, chaotic nation in search of the truths behind our love affair with its food. His recipe for Cod Curry is one of the most popular on The Happy Foodie site.
Mother India at Home: Recipes Pictures Stories by Monir Mohammed & Martin Gray
With recipes from Monir Mohammed, owner of the award-winning restaurant, Mother India at Westminster Terrace in Glasgow, the book incorporates a mix of signature Mother India dishes, and others designed specifically for home cooking. The Chana Daal with Scallops is perfect for entertaining.
The Spice Tree by Nisha Katona
Centered around an easy-to-follow infographic, this cookbook is for anyone wanting to learn how to use and improvise with Indian spices. It will show you what spices and ingredients always go together in the Indian kitchen and how to whip up generous, aromatic, flavoursome recipes with ease. A must-have for fans of authentic Indian food.
Madhur Jaffrey: Curry Easy Vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey
Following on from her bestselling cookbook, Curry Easy, Madhur's, Curry Easy Vegetarian offers over 200 simply delicious meat-free recipes. Madhur cooks a tantalising, mouth-watering array of veggie dishes and proves, yet again, how easy it is to cook authentic Indian food at home. The Whole Red Lentils with Cumin & Shallots Sabut Masoor is out of this world.
Curry: Fragrant Dishes From India, Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia shares the best curry from around the world, from top chefs, writers and cooks, including Vivek Singh (The Cinnamon Club), Das Sreedharan (Rasa Restaurants) and David Thompson (Nahm). The King Prawn and Pumpkin Curry is a particular highlight.