Ever visit a restaurant and wish you could make the food at home? That's what happens to us when we eat out at our favorite Indian restaurant. Well, fear no longer — we've got some simple recipes you can re-create at home.
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Start your meal with this amazing homemade naan bread recipe, made with white whole wheat and yogurt.
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Indian chickpea fries are the perfect Indian appetizer — even better when dipped in a fruity chutney sauce.
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Try your hand at making these vegetable samosas, and your guests will love starting their meal with these pockets. Add shrimp or chicken if you'd like to add some protein to this appetizer.
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Not only are these vegan, but they're gluten-free as well, perfect for anyone wanting to enjoy the classic vegan aloo tikki.
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Indian mango chutney is perfect to serve as a dipping sauce or to dollop on grilled chicken.
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Try these spinach and onion pakora with green chutney as a snack before a meal or even as a treat midday. They are wonderfully crispy and delicious.
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Let the Crock-Pot do all the cooking in this recipe for slow cooker chicken tikka masala. Serve over rice, and enjoy an Indian meal at home without much effort.
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Coconut milk adds a luscious texture to curries, like in this amazing recipe for simple coconut chicken curry served over steamed rice.
Spring is the best time to make grilled tandoori chicken outdoors. It's a delicious spiced dish.
Oh, how we love our slow cookers, even during the spring and summer. This recipe for slow cooker butter chicken takes a traditional Indian recipe and re-creates it with modern appliances.
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Need a vegetarian dish to bring to the table? This two-potato vindaloo is just the thing.
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We're loving this gorgeous, colorful, red lentil dal, perfect for cool spring nights.
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Indian mango lassi — basically all we want to drink during the hot summer months. Take full advantage of mango season when they are the most flavorful.
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Cool off with classic Indian ingredients and flavors in this cardamom, rosewater and pistachio kulfi recipe.
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Similar to tikka masala and butter chicken, this Indian spiced stew with chicken and potatoes is perfect for cold weather and can be made days ahead of time.
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Get the most out of your chicken's flavors with this Indian sticky chicken recipe. It's perfect for the family and easy to make.
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Try this masala-stuffed okra recipe that can be made using spices and other flavors of your choice.
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Khaman dhokla can be eaten for any meal during the day as a side dish or a snack.
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You can serve this baingan bharta as a side, a dip or as an appetizer. Eat it your own way.
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Bhelpuri is one of the most popular snacks on the streets of Mumbai, and now you can make it from the comfort of your own home.
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This palak paneer dish is great as an appetizer for guests or as a snack during any time of the day.
Take a break from the spice, and cool down on a hot day with this mango kulfi.
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These vegetable momos are a popular food on the mainland of China but also a popular street food in Northern India. Be sure to try them with some hot sauce.
Additional reporting by Alexi Velasquez
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