Recipes

BIR Curries

Chicken Dupiaza Recipe

Dupiaza literally translates to ‘two onions’, so if you like onion then this is the perfect curry for you. Made…

Serves 1-2
25 mins

Tarka Dal Recipe

A delicious comfort food that’s cheap, healthy and vegan. Tarka dal can be enjoyed equally as a main dish…

Serves 2-4
35 mins

Chicken Bhuna Recipe

A simple but tasty dish of fried onion and spices, a classic favourite in any Indian restaurant…

Serves 1-2
20 mins

Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe

A wonderfully hot and spicy curry with peppers and onions, a best seller in restaurants and one of our personal…

Serves 1-2
25 mins

Chana Bhuna Recipe

A deliciously wholesome dish of spiced chickpeas. Nutritious, vegan and incredibly tasty…

Serves 1-2
20 mins

Bombay Potatoes Recipe

A popular vegetarian dish of spiced potatoes that’s cheap and simple to make but tastes delicious…

Serves 1-2
30 mins

Chicken Korma Recipe

A delightfully mild, sweet and creamy curry with coconut.

Don’t have time to cook? Try our ready made Korma…

Serves 1-2
15 mins

Chicken Madras Recipe

Learn how to cook this deliciously hot, tangy and spicy curry just like how it’s made in a typical…

Serves 1-2
15 mins

BIR Starters

Paneer Tikka Recipe

A recipe for making restaurant style paneer tikka at home using our tikka marinade spices. A delicious vegetarian alternative to…

Serves 2
20 mins

Chicken Tikka Recipe

A recipe for making restaurant style chicken tikka at home using our tikka marinade spices

For a delicious vegetarian alternative…

Serves 4-8
20 mins

Onion Bhaji Recipe

Make Indian restaurant quality onion bhajis at home with this easy to follow recipe using the East at Home Onion…

Serves 4-6
20 mins

BIR Preparation

BIR Tomato Paste Recipe

Tomato puree on its own is too strong and thick to use in BIR cooking, conversely tinned tomatoes are a…

20 mins

BIR Base Gravy Recipe

Base gravy is used by British Indian Restaurants (BIR) as a key ingredient when cooking curries. If you want to…

2 hrs 15 mins

Sides

Tarka Dal Recipe

A delicious comfort food that’s cheap, healthy and vegan. Tarka dal can be enjoyed equally as a main dish…

Serves 2-4
35 mins

Mushroom Rice Recipe

Mushroom rice is a delicious accompaniment to any curry and equally tasty on its own…

Serves 2
20 mins

BIR Red Onion Chutney Recipe

Red onion chutney is the ideal accompaniment to poppadoms and Indian starters. Learn how to make this favourite British Indian…

10 mins