Gift Ideas for Curry Lovers

Curry lovers

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It’s no surprise that curry is one of the most popular foods in the world. Originally a delicacy from India, it has since become a dish served across the world from the fragrant curries of Thailand to the westernised curries we enjoy in the UK.

As a self confessed curry lover, it gives me great pleasure to be sharing this gift guide with you. We’ve searched high and low across the internet to bring you the best curry themed gifts, from practical gifts for those who cook curry, to novelty items that will put a smile on your face.

‘Keep Calm and Curry On’ T-Shirt

keep calm and curry on

Who doesn’t love a classic ‘keep calm’ t-shirt, now curry loving t-shirt wearers can join in the fun too. Express your love for curry to the world with this bold and vibrant t-shirt, available in a variety of unisex fits including v-neck, classic and slim.

How to Be a Curry Legend – Cookbook and Spice Kit


This specially created recipe book contains 80 Indian curry recipes that have been developed by the chefs at The Spicery. There are also 4 spice blends that are used throughout the book so all you will need to complete the recipes are basic store cupboard ingredients. As well as second-to-naan curry recipes, find side dishes, breads, chutneys and more in the 240+ page book.

Spice Pots Curry Night Hamper


This gift hamper and hassle free curry recipes will ensure a great curry every time. The hamper contains 4 tins or curry powder to create popular dishes at home (Korma, Bhuna, Tandoori Masala and Goan Curry). Each tin will create about 8 servings and comes with a simple 3 step recipe which will ensure they are a curry master by the time they’ve finished it.

3 Month Friday Night Curry Subscription

friday night curry subscription

This monthly subscription box contains all the spices and recipes for a Friday night curry. The development chefs at The Spicery work hard to create brand new recipes each month along with the spice blends to make them happen. Every box is unique with enough for 4 people per meal. We recommend this 3 month subscription as a gift but there are also 6 and 12 month options.

Restaurant Style Balti Dishes


Bring some of that Indian restaurant magic back home with these stainless steel balti serving dishes similar to those found in Indian restaurants and takeaways across the UK. Designed with two handles for ease of use, these 20cm diameter dishes are ideal for individual curries or for sharing on curry night. These come in a pack of 6 and are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning after your meal.

The Curry Guy: British Indian Restaurant Recipes at Home


Replicate those delicious British Indian restaurant curries at home with the help of this hand recipe book from Dan Toombs (aka The Curry Guy). Many of the dishes created in curry houses have been tailored to our tastes, so why not bring some of that to the kitchen. Dan has travelled far and wide to recreate over 100 classic curries and side dishes found in the UK, including tikka masala, korma, rogan josh, vindaloo, madras, saag aloo, naans, chutneys and more.

6-Person Home Rice Cooker


There’s no curry without rice, at least not in my book. So, this home rice cooker might be a practical gift for any curry lover. This rice cooker works perfectly with basmati rice that’s often used with curry dishes but is also great for wholegrain rice, sushi rice and jasmine rice. It can evenly cook rice for up to 6 people, and automatically switches to keep the rice warm for up to 8 hours once it has cooked.

Table-Top Tea Light Hot Plate


This table top tea light hot plate is the perfect accompaniment to the aforementioned balti dishes to complete the Indian restaurant at home feel. This warmer will keep dishes at an ideal temperature as is perfect when guests will be sharing meals. It has been designed to evenly spread head from tea light candles placed underneath and doesn’t require being plugged in. This is one way to take your curry night to the next level.

Bang! Curry Gift Box [Contains 8 Curry Kits + Recipes]


This gift box includes eight explosive curry kits with all of the hand selected herbs and spices, a shopping list and recipe card, perfect for any avid curry chef. There is a range of mild, medium and hot curries, and each kit will serve 4 people. This gift box will keep their curry habit fuelled for the foreseeable future, you might even get a dinner invite yourself.

Indian Curry Wall Prints

Indian curry wall print

This home kitchen wall print is the perfect way to show off your curry love. The series features a black chalkboard effect with various curry Indian curries and their ingredients scribbled on in a chalk style. Others in the range include Tandoori Chicken, Tikka Masala and Aloo Paratha. You will receive a print on 220gsm card ready for you to frame yourself.

Revolving Condiment Server


Any curry lover will recognise this revolving condiment dish from just about every curry house in the UK. This stainless steel relish and dip server will compliment curry night or can be used for impressing guests at dinner parties with the perfect sharing experience. Not only do they add a touch of elegance to a dinner party, but prevent accidental spillages as the pots cannot be knocked over.

Ring of Fire After Curry Wipes


This novelty pack of wet wipes is a funny gift that’s perfect for any curry fan who doesn’t know when to stop with the heat. If they’re the one that’s always attempting to brave a Vindaloo only to regret it the next day, then this is the perfect present for them. It contains 40 moisturising wet wipes and makes a great secret santa or stocking filler gift.

‘King of Curry’ Personalised Apron


Anyone who holds the prestigious title of ‘King of Curry’ should be shouting from the rooftops, or at least from the kitchen. This personalised cotton apron will bring a touch of magic to any home made curry night and will definitely add a smile to the face of any beloved curry fan. The aprons are professionally printed and machine washable.

The Hairy Bikers’ Great Curries


In this recipe book, best selling authors and stars of their own BBC show, The Hairy Bikers, uncover their favourite curry recipes from their travels through Asia, along with cooking tips and techniques they use when cooking curries at home themselves. Some of the recipes are super quick and simple, whereas others are all encompassing weekend feasts, you’ll also find starters, side dishes, rice recipes and more in this easy to follow book.

Beer And Curry Gift Pack


Beer and curry were made to go together, so this unique beer and curry gift pack is very appealing and is particularly popular among dads. The hamper includes 4 bottles of Belgian craft beer (1 x IPA and 1 x wheat beer), a pint glass and a curry seasoning kit for the perfect match. The set comes in a well presented box and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans too.

Funny Indian Curry Stool Chart Mug


This funny mug is the perfect secret santa gift for a curry lover in your office or family, with a bit of cheeky humour that’s sure to make anyone giggle. The mug is dishwasher and microwave safe with a vibrant print on both sides.