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29 Insanely Delicious Indian Recipes You Need To Try

There's a lot more to life than chicken tikka masala.

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1. Chettinad Pepper Chicken (Koli Milagu Masala)

Southern India's spicy, savory, saucy stew, with way more punch than your tikka masala.Get the recipe here.
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Southern India's spicy, savory, saucy stew, with way more punch than your tikka masala.

Get the recipe here.

2. Pork Vindaloo

In Goa, the favorite curry is full of spices and tangy vinegar.Get the recipe here.
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In Goa, the favorite curry is full of spices and tangy vinegar.

Get the recipe here.

3. Samosas

We'll take some mo' please.Get the recipe here.
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We'll take some mo' please.

Get the recipe here.

4. Potato Fritter Sandwiches (Vada Pav)

There's a new sandwich in town, and it's all vegetarian.Get the recipe here.
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There's a new sandwich in town, and it's all vegetarian.

Get the recipe here.

5. Mung Bean Pancakes (Pesarattu)

Make green eggs and ham AND these savory pancakes for breakfast.Get the recipe here.
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Make green eggs and ham AND these savory pancakes for breakfast.

Get the recipe here.

6. Sambar (South Indian Vegetable Stew)

A hearty and versatile split-pea soup for the soul.Get the recipe here.
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A hearty and versatile split-pea soup for the soul.

Get the recipe here.

7. Telangana-Style Curried Chicken Stew

Chicken curry born from a mighty marinade.Get the recipe here.
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Chicken curry born from a mighty marinade.

Get the recipe here.

8. Yogurt With Saffron And Pistachios (Shrikhand)

Fruit and granola are so 2015.Get the recipe here.
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Fruit and granola are so 2015.

Get the recipe here.

9. Whole Wheat Flatbread (Chapatis)

Four simple ingredients, countless applications.Get the recipe here.
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Four simple ingredients, countless applications.

Get the recipe here.

10. Daikon Curry

Get the recipe here.
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Get the recipe here.

11. Kashmiri Chile-Braised Lamb (Rogan Josh)

I'll have the spicy lamb, shank you very much.Get the recipe here.
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I'll have the spicy lamb, shank you very much.

Get the recipe here.

12. Creamy Fenugreek And Spinach With Cheese (Methi Malai Paneer)

A hearty mash fortified with bittersweet fenugreek.Get the recipe here.
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A hearty mash fortified with bittersweet fenugreek.

Get the recipe here.

13. Chickpea Fritters In Curry (Besan Curry)

Once you pop, you can't stop.Get the recipe here.
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Once you pop, you can't stop.

Get the recipe here.

14. Kerala Beet Stir-Fry

Just beet it.Get the recipe here.
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Just beet it.

Get the recipe here.

15. Chickpea-Battered Vegetable Fritters (Pakoras)

Truly golden brown and utterly delicious. Get the recipe here.
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Truly golden brown and utterly delicious.

Get the recipe here.

16. Royal Toast (Shahi Tukra)

The treat-yo-self toast.Get the recipe here.
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The treat-yo-self toast.

Get the recipe here.

17. Bengali-Style Fish Stew (Maacher Jhol)

How to catch a catfish fever.Get the recipe here.
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How to catch a catfish fever.

Get the recipe here.

18. Curry-Mashed Potatoes (Aloo Masala)

Warm spices and potatoes are a mash made in heaven.Get the recipe here.
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Warm spices and potatoes are a mash made in heaven.

Get the recipe here.

19. Parsi-Style Scrambled Eggs (Akuri)

A quick breakfast for when you're in a scramble.Get the recipe here.
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A quick breakfast for when you're in a scramble.

Get the recipe here.

20. Cardamom-Scented Rice Pudding (Kheer)

Spruce up that side of rice.Get the recipe here.
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Spruce up that side of rice.

Get the recipe here.

21. Hyderabadi-Style Steamed Chicken And Rice (Kachi Yakhni Biryani)

Layers of flavor and a mound of food.Get the recipe here.
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Layers of flavor and a mound of food.

Get the recipe here.

22. Spiced Chickpeas (Chana Masala)

A subcontinent staple.Get the recipe here.
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A subcontinent staple.

Get the recipe here.

23. Yogurt With Banana And Grated Coconut (Kela Ka Raita)

Who needs acai bowls?Get the recipe here.
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Who needs acai bowls?

Get the recipe here.

24. Saag Paneer (Spinach With Fresh Indian Cheese)

Like creamed spinach, only better.Get the recipe here.
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Like creamed spinach, only better.

Get the recipe here.

25. Naan

Get the recipe here.
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Get the recipe here.

26. Hyderabadi-Style Lamb With Potatoes (Aloo Aur Gosht Ka Kaliya)

Because every cuisine has a version of meat and potatoes.Get the recipe here.
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Because every cuisine has a version of meat and potatoes.

Get the recipe here.

27. Marwari Masala-Spiced Fruit Chutney (Sonth)

Break out the sulphurous volcanic black salt.Get the recipe here.
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Break out the sulphurous volcanic black salt.

Get the recipe here.

28. Red Lentils With Green Mango (Malika Masoor Dal)

A sweet twist on a savory lentil stew.Get the recipe here.
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A sweet twist on a savory lentil stew.

Get the recipe here.

29. Goan Coconut Cake (Baath)

Everyday should end with a baath.Get the recipe here.
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Everyday should end with a baath.

Get the recipe here.

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