10 of the best curry houses in Leeds

Indian cuisine has become a firm British favourite, loved for its hot and spicy flavours and exciting ingredients.

By Claire Schofield
Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 1:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 1:39 pm
Set your taste buds alight at one of these Leeds curry houses
Set your taste buds alight at one of these Leeds curry houses

Set your taste buds alight at one of these Leeds curry houses and enjoy a meal that packs a punch.

From traditional dishes, including spicy chicken deshi and tandoori curry, laced with garlic, ginger, cumin and fresh herbs, to the red-hot Rogan Josh (named after the famous Leeds boxer), the menu is full of variety and flavour.
Inspired by the traditional flavours of Kerala cooking, the menu comprises both meat and vegetarian dishes made special by the restaurants tasty sauces and spices. Be sure to give the signature fish dish, Meen Koottan, a try.

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Established in 1976, this small but cosy eatery has a long standing reputation for delivering great food and great service, and dishes up a superb selection of curries, ranging from mild to the eye-watering vindaloo.
Specialising in Indian street food and craft beer, this eatery offers an innovative take on some of Indias best loved dishes. The menu is entirely vegetarian with plenty of choice, but the onion gobi bhaji bhaji is a standout.
Using the traditional Pakistani style of cooking to create a menu inspired by family recipes, this restaurant has everything from flavoursome chicken Kahari and Balti curries to deliciously spicy madras and vindaloo dishes.
Serving both meat and vegetarian dishes, Nawaab prides itself on its diverse menu. Try the King Prawn Jalfrezi or Balti King Prawn Tikka for a seafood dish with plenty of fire and spice, or the creamy Korma for a milder option.
From tasty lamb and chicken dishes, to appetising fish and spicy tandoor curries - along with a huge range of signature specials - Rajas delivers on both variety and flavour.
Serving a delicious variety of home-cooked Punjab food, diners can enjoy something different on every visit with the curries changing on a daily basis. Flavours include Temple Dhal, Baingan, Chana Masala and Keralan veg.
Serving a range of classic favourites, such as richly flavoured madras, mild to medium Balti curries, and the chefs special chicken tikka masala, there is a dish for every palate at this stylish eatery.
Specialising in South Indian cuisine, Kerala offers a superb selection of fish, lamb, chicken and vegetarian curries to tuck into, which range from mildly spiced to tantalisingly hot.