begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of National Curry Week . Britain's most popular dishes
In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer
has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and butter chicken, as well as vegetarian options and plenty of side dishes for an amazing, spicy spread. Maunika Gowardhan
Many of these recipes are simple to follow, quick and healthy, so what's stopping you? Invite your friends round and cook up an authentic curry dinner with all the trimmings.
The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need Juicy lamb is marinated in a spiced yoghurt sauce and slowcooked until tender Credit: Maunika Gowardhan More Tandoori chicken skewers with a classic butter sauce of cream, tomatoes, spices and honey Credit: Helen Cathcart More These classic chicken skewers are marinated in a spiced yoghurt sauce and cooked with butter for a delicious, succulent dish Credit: MAUNIKA GOWARDHAN More Juicy king prawns are cooked with spices and coconut milk in this tasty curry Credit: Helen Cathcart More Story Continues Spicy chicken curry is mellowed with cool yoghurt and coconut milk Credit: Helen Cathcart More An exciting rice dish that is full of flavour and texture from the potatoes, cauliflower, ginger and garlic Credit: Maunika Gowardhan More Indian cottage cheese is cooked in a tomato, ginger, cinnamon and cardamom in this lovely vegetarian curry Credit: MAUNIKA GOWARDHAN More This potato dish is full of spices and flavour and makes a wonderful side to any curry or part of a vegetarian Indian spread Credit: Maunika Gowardhan More These little spiced omelettes are perfect stuffed into a chapatti and dunked in chilli sauce Credit: Maunika Gowardhan More Soft red lentils are cooked with spices, chilies, garlic and tomato for the perfect side dish to a curry Credit: Helen Cathcart More