The smoky aroma of curry leaves, cardamom, and a whole variety of other spices simmering away on the stove is something everyone should experience at least once. The masterfully constructed melange of spices in these excellent Indian foods will transport you to an entirely new world of flavors. If you love the rich, deep flavors of a perfectly spiced dish, these recipes are must haves for your kitchen!

Chicken Vindaloo from Evil Chef Mom

Chicken Vindaloo

Spicy Mushroom Masala from Tickling Palates

Spicy Mushroom MasalaPea and Potato Filled Cocktail Samosas

Indian Butter Chicken from Greenhorn Gourmet

Indian Butter Chicken

Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry) from The Spice Route

Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry)

Chicken Biryani from Super Sana

Chicken BiryaniPaneer Tikka Masala and Wheat Naan

Tandoori Chicken from Simply Reem

Tandoori ChickenAloo Gobi (Potatoes and Cauliflower)

Gulab Jamun from Indian Simmer

Gulab Jamun