Recipes

 

There are endless possibilities when cooking with Arvinda's!

Highly versatile, use Arvinda's signature masalas to create healthy, authentic curries from scratch or use to add Indian flavours to chutneys, soups, dips and raitas. Arvinda's is also incredible as a marinade or rub for meat, poultry, fish, paneer and vegetables. 

Below is a delicious collection of our favourite perfected home-style recipes and a few restaurant darlings too!

 

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CHICKEN BIRYANI

No other Indian meal conjures the romantic mysticism of this storied land then Biryani. This timeless classic of succulent chicken simmered in spices and layered with beautifully aromatic, jeweled basmati rice is one of the most magnificent ways to enjoy the best of India's spectacular cuisine. A meal-in-one for all to celebrate!  

Chicken Biryani recipe using Arvinda's Biryani Masala

 

 

 

 

CHANNA MASALA

In the year of lentils and pulses, Channa Masala is a superstar! A restaurant staple and a "go-to" for vegetarians and yogis alike, our Channa Masala is mildly spiced, elevating chick peas to a level of flavour bliss! Stuff into a pita with fresh greens, tomatoes and a mild garlic mayonnaise sauce to make it your children's new favourite. 

Channa Masala recipe using Arvinda's Channa Masala

 

 

 

 

SHAHI PANEER

One of India's most decadent vegetarian curries is Shahi Paneer, a deliciously aromatic curry, delicately enrobing paneer, an Indian pressed cheese. Serve with naan and a jeweled pullao for a feast of the senses!

Shahi Paneer recipe using Arvinda's Paneer Masala

 

 

 

 

CHICKEN MASALA CURRY

Every culture has their heart-warming meal where family gathers together to enjoy a relaxing weekend favourite. One such meal within Indian homes is a classic Chicken Curry served with warming chappati or paratha and fragrant basmati rice. Flavoured with nutmeg and cinnamon, this Chicken Curry lovingly made from scratch will be your new family tradition. 

Chicken Masala Curry recipe using Arvinda's Chicken Masala

 

 

 

INDIAN-STYLE KEBABS

Savour one of India's most beloved street foods made with Arvinda's Kebab Masala. Serve with raita and coriander mint chutney, stuff in a pita with garlic mayo sauce or as burgers for your next BBQ, these incredibly delicious kebabs are guaranteed to be hit with family and friends!

Indian-style Kebab recipe using Arvinda's Kebab Masala

 

 

 

 

FIERY VINDALOO

For the Indian food that likes it hot, Vindaloo is the curry that hits the spot! Vindaloo hails from exotic Goa on South India's coastal region, known for its worldly collision of flavours and cooking traditions from India and Portugal. This hot, spicy, sweet and sour curry is best suited with chicken or pork, however you may try it with paneer for a vegetarian option. Always serve this mouth-watering curry with rice!

Fiery Vindaloo recipe using Arvinda's Vindaloo Masala

 

 

 

ARVINDA'S SIGNATURE BUTTER CHICKEN

Butter Chicken is one of Indian cuisine's most palatable and popular curries, and it is through this dish that many people discover and learn to love Indian food. Children enjoy it too!  Arvinda's Butter Chicken Masala is a beautifully scented blend that makes for a flavourful and delicious Butter Chicken … some people say it’s better than any restaurant!

Arvinda's Signature Butter Chicken recipe using Arvinda's Butter Chicken Masala

 

 

 

MATTAR PANEER ~ Pressed Cheese with Peas

Creamy, aromatic and supremely delicious - Mattar Paneer has it all! This North Indian curry of Indian pressed cheese enrobed in a beautiful tomato and cream curry sauce is satiating to the palate all in a wholesome indulgence. Serves well with rice and naan and is truly a vegetarian's heavenly pleasure! 

Mattar Paneer recipe using Arvinda's Curry Masala

 

 

 

CHANNA MASALA - Whole Chick Pea Curry

A vegetarian Indian delight! Earthy chick peas (garbanzo beans) immersed in a tomato and onion curry sauce. This recipe is a tangy and sweet version that pairs best with basmati rice or naan. Leftovers are beautiful on top of a salad with a raita yogurt dressing or stuffed into a wrap or pita pocket for a quick lunch. Channa Masala is quick enough to prepare, healthy and delicious so that it can easily make its rounds in your repertoire of weekly meals!

Channa Masala recipe using Arvinda's Curry Masala

 

 

 

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA (CTM)

This tomato based curry is so popular that it's also known as CTM for short! Make this delicious restaurant favourite with ease in your own home using Arvinda's Tikka Masala. Try with paneer, an Indian pressed cheese, for a vegetarian substitute.

Chicken Tikka Masala (CTM) recipe using Arvinda`s Tikka Masala

 

 

 

 

 

SAAG PANEER - Spinach & Paneer Curry

Also know as Palak Paneer, this would be Popeye's favourite curry! It’s jam-packed with fresh finely chopped spinach with cubes of paneer, Indian pressed cheese, enrobed in a creamy curry sauce. This curry gets you more than your daily dose of greens and ‘hits the spot’ all in one go! Serves well with either an Indian flatbread or basmati rice.

Saag Paneer recipe using Arvinda`s Curry Masala

 

 

 

 

SUCCULENT TANDOORI CHICKEN

Use Arvinda's Tandoori Masala to make the ever-popular Tandoori Chicken. Bake in the over or cook on the barbecue grill (even better!) and serve with naan and raita for a delicious, healthy meal.

Vegetarian Alternative: Try tandoori tofu ... it's a great match!

 

Succulent Tandoori Chicken recipe using Arvinda`s Tandoori Masala

 

 

 

ALOO GOBI - Cauliflower & Potato Dry Curry

If you say you don't like cauliflower, then you haven't tried Aloo Gobi yet! Hailing from Northern India, this classic vegetable curry can be made dry (without tomatoes) or with tomatoes in a curry sauce. Our version is the dry option and pairs as a lovely side to your Indian meal.

Cauliflower & Potato Dry Curry recipe  using Arvinda's Curry Masala

 

 

 

 

 

CHICKEN TIKKA SIZZLER

Often served in restaurants on a sizzler platter with vegetables, Chicken Tikka is dish of skinless, boneless chicken pieces marinated in a spiced yoghurt marinade and cooked in a tandoor, a clay oven or on the barbecue. Serve on a bed of basmati rice with raita or for a delicious and healthy lunch, stuff into a pita pocket or wrap with lettuce, tomatoes and garnish with a red onion ring. Yum!

Chicken Tikka Sizzler recipe using Arvinda`s Tikka Masala

 

 

 

 

COMFORTING MASOOR DAL - Red Lentil Curry

Looking for the ultimate Indian comfort food? Well this dal is it! Our most loved lentil curry and super-easy to prepare, you must try it for yourself! Rustic and the simplest of curries, this dal never fails to satisfy and gives you the comfort you crave on colder days. Serves best with fresh, warm chapatis.

Comforting Masoor Dal recipe using Arvinda`s Curry Masala

 

 

 

 

SOUTH INDIAN MADRAS CURRY

Reigning from South India, this tangy, spicy curry with a touch of sweetness is just the right thing for those who aren’t afraid of heat! This recipe also works well with lamb, shrimp or paneer so you can try it four different ways.

South Indian Madras Curry recipe using Arvinda`s Madras Masala

 

 

 

 

 

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CURRIED SIDE POTATOES

If you're craving a curry but don't want to make Indian tonight, why not try Arvinda's Curried Side Potatoes? They have all the depth of flavour you will find in a curry and pairs perfectly with any fish, chicken, chops or barbecue. Hint, kids will love them too! 

Curried Side Potatoes recipe  using Arvinda's Curry Masala

 

 

 

 

 

AUTHENTIC MASALA CHAI

Masala Chai is a black tea infused with spices such as cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg. Arvinda's Chai Masala helps you make Masala Chai the authentic way--by boiling water and tea in a pot, infusing it with spices, adding milk and sugar and allowing it to boil together in a frothy concoction of heavenly indulgent bliss! An after dinner favourite that will leave your guests lingering, savouring and with showers of praise!

Chai Tea for Two! recipe  using Arvinda's Chai Masala

 

 

 

 

HOMEMADE CURRY PASTE

Many assume that making a curry from scratch is a labour of love. Fret no more. Enjoy a wide array of homestyle curries using just one simple paste. All you will need is less than an hour on a Sunday afternoon, some finely chopped onions, crushed tomatoes and Arvinda's Curry Masala. Prepare this paste in advance and use it to create Saag Paneer, Channa Masala and more (see above recipes) on your busy weeknights. This is the perfect curry method for those busy bodies who want a quick and delicious homemade meal on the table.

Curry Paste recipe using Arvinda's Curry Masala