6 Take-Out Style Meals to Make at Home

Got a craving for Pad Thai or lemon chicken but don’t want to venture outside, or out of pocket? Here are 11 delicious take-out style dishes you can make in the comfort of your own home, no tip required.

Pad Thai With Prawns

Typical Thai flavours, including chilli, lime and coconut, come together in this aromatic stir-fry of prawns, noodles and Asian vegetables. By using a curry paste, the preparation time is reduced.

Sweet Potato Curry With Paneer

A light, colourful curry that is quick and easy to make, this dish is packed with antioxidant-rich vegetables. Sweet potatoes, in particular, are an excellent source of betacarotene and vitamin C, and have a higher vitamin E content than any other vegetable. Serve with naan bread.

Chicken Satay Stir-Fry

This Indonesian-style stir-fry combines colourful crunchy vegetables and tender chicken strips. Serve with toasted white or wholemeal pita bread.

Red Thai Curry With Tofu

This great-tasting, medium-hot curry is made with tofu, an exceptionally nutritious and low-fat ingredient that soaks up the fragrant flavour of the spice paste.

Pork Korma With Potatoes and Spinach

Thickened with ground almonds and yogurt, this minced meat dish is rich and creamy yet not as indulgent as traditional Indian korma curries, which are full of cream and ghee (clarified butter). Serve with warm chappati or naan to mop up the yummy,  aromatic sauce.

Mexican Bean Burritos

A fabulous vegetarian bite, this bean and vegetable mixture has a spicy kick. Combined with crunchy salad, grated cheese and creamy yogurt in tortilla wraps, it’s a filling meal for the entire family.

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