Curry around the world


Meat (beef, pork, chicken), potato, onion, carrot, curry roux, curry powder, etc.


Chicken (with bones), coconut milk, shallots, garlic, macadamia nuts, turmeric, ginger, kumquat leaves, bay leaves, lemongrass, cumin, coriander, red chilli pepper, brown sugar, salt, etc.


Fish or meat (pork, chicken, beef, goat, lamb/mutton, duck), prawn, dried fish, onion, garlic, ginger, chilli pepper, fish sauce, peanut oil, sesame oil, salt, etc.


Beef, coconut milk, shrimp paste (shrimp sauce), peanuts, garlic, macadamia nuts, black pepper, shallot, star anise, lemongrass, dried red chilli peppers, shredded coconut, salt, etc.


Chicken, coconut milk, fish sauce, aubergine, basil (or star anise), shallot, garlic, lemongrass, cumin, white pepper, coriander seeds and roots, chilli peppers, sugar, salt, etc.

Sri Lanka

Beef, onion, garlic, clove, cardamom, coconut milk or cream, ginger, curry leaves, bay leaves, lemongrass, cumin, coriander seeds, fenugreek, cinnamon, black pepper, curry powder, etc.


Meat, yoghurt, onion, ginger, turmeric, garam masala, cardamom, salt, etc.


Fish or meat (pork, chicken, mutton/lamb), prawn, onion, garlic, ginger, chilli sauce, coriander, caraway, fish sauce, peanut oil, sesame oil, salt, etc.


Beef or chicken, beans, fruit, onion, potato, carrot, curry powder, yoghurt, salt, etc.


From north to south, India is a vast country with diverse cultures and influences and a wide variety of cuisine. Due to religious and caste-related factors there are dietary restrictions, and dishes are mainly based on vegetables and beans. There are many types of curries in India encompassing a range of flavours and ingredients.