Warm-up this autumn with our selection of aromatic curry dishes

Very few South Africans can say no to an authentically cooked curry dish. The rich aroma of fragrant spices can transform the most ordinary of meals into a sensational experience.

Warm-up this autumn with our selection of aromatic curry dishes

Take a tour through South Africa and you will be introduced to a variety of irresistible dishes. South Africans know how to turn an ordinary meal into a feast. Each culture has such a rich contribution to South African cuisine that you can never grow tired of the vast bouquet this country has to offer.

Today, we are travelling to Durban where you can find the most delicious Indian curry dishes. Very few South Africans can say no to an authentically cooked curry dish. The rich aroma of fragrant spices can transform the most ordinary of meals into a sensational experience.

Here is a selection of our must-try curry dishes. They are tasty and packed with flavour.

Cashew Nut & Mushroom Curry – Creamy and satisfying

Creamy Cashew Nut & Mushroom Curry
Creamy Cashew Nut & Mushroom Curry: A unique taste sensation. Image: Supplied.

In this recipe, instead of using meat, juicy portabellini and/or button mushrooms take centre stage. The mushrooms add so much substance and flavour to this hearty meal. Combined with raw cashew nuts and curry spices, this curry dish is a powerfully loaded meal.

If you love a bowl of creamy curry steaming with flavour and spices, this cashew nut & mushroom curry recipe will certainly appeal to you. Click here for the full recipe.

Midweek pork curry – A hug in a bowl

Pork curry: Packed with flavour. Image: Supplied.

Looking for a quick midweek meal to prepare for the family? Then this pork curry recipe may just be the answer. This easy meal is ready in less than an hour, so it’s great for a busy family life, or a batch of meals for the week if you like preparing your meals ahead of time.

Curry spices transform pork into a delicious bowl of comfort food. It is best served with plain boiled rice so that the rich flavours of the pork can be fully appreciated. Click here for the full recipe.

Silky Mushroom & Coconut Curry – Match made in food heaven

Silky Mushroom & Coconut Curry 3 .jpg Image Credit The South African Mushroom Farmers' Association
Silky Mushroom & Coconut Curry: For the love of curry. Image: Supplied.

Warm, spicy, hearty and comforting. These are the words to describe one heck of a curry dish. This vegan and vegetarian-friendly curry dish uses a combination of button or portabellini mushrooms, potatoes and tomato base. These ingredients give the curry a hearty and comforting base.  The coconut milk provides a creamy texture to this piquant dish.

The familiar aromatic curry spices will not only fill your home with a delicious aroma but also invite your family members to the dinner table. Click here for the full recipe.

Chicken Curry Rice Cups – The any-time curry snack

Chicken curry rice cups: Tasty bites to enjoy any time of the day. Image: Supplied.

Curry, like stew, tastes even better as leftovers after the flavours have had some time to infuse with the food.  These chicken curry rice cups are perfect bites for lunchboxes, road trips, buffet tables or even just a small lunch. All it takes is to have your chicken curry leftovers and cooked rice ready, spice it up a little, bake them in a muffin pan and you are good to go. Click here for the full recipe.

There is just something about curry. It’s like a romance between a stew and aromatic spices that make the soul happy. If you have tried any of our suggested curry recipes, please let us know!

If you are looking for more tasty recipes to prepare for your family and friends, just have a look at our recipe page, we have excellent suggestions for you to try.

Also, if you have a recipe you would like to submit as part of our South African themed recipe competition, click here to enter and stand a chance to win R1000. Each recipe published as part of this competition will receive R100.

Source : The South African More