Popular & practical recipes anyone can cook...

Bombay bacon curry

Bombay bacon curry

Ever seen bacon in a curry? See if this recipe converts you!

  • Cooking: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 200g (7oz) sweet cured unsmoked back bacon rashers
  • 15ml (1tbsp) oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 30ml (2tbsp) medium curry powder
  • 30ml (2tbsp) ground cumin
  • 1 courgette, thickly sliced
  • 1/2 (about 200g) cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 2 potatoes, skin on and cut into small cubes
  • 100ml water
  • 2 x (approx) 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 30ml (2tbsp) fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 2 large handfuls baby spinach

What you do:

  1. Place oil in large saucepan and heat, add the bacon, onion and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the curry powder and cumin, combine well together. Then add the courgette, cauliflower, potatoes and water. Stir well.
  2. Next add the tomatoes and bring to the boil, cover with lid and simmer for about 15-20 minutes until the potatoes are soft.
  3. Just before serving stir through the coriander and spinach and serve with warmed chapattis and a side order of chopped fresh tomato, red onion and coriander mixed together drizzled with a little flavoured oil.

This page can be found at:

A short link can also be used: http://bit.ly/164zPdq

Bacon Connoisseurs Week

Bacon Connoisseurs Week is set to revolutionise the nation’s love affair with bacon. This special week celebrates all the fabulous cuts and cures of bacon and is a firm favourite in the foodie calendar. Running from 18 – 24 March 2013, Bacon Connoisseurs Week aims to revolutionise old attitudes, thoughts and usage of bacon.

Think you know your bacon? Think again! With literally hundreds of different cures in Britain, it is safe to say not all bacon is the same - with smoked, unsmoked, Maple cured, Wiltshire cured, hocks, steaks, joints and rashers to explore – the list is endless!  Of course it’s not just for breakfast either – enticing recipes for snacks, lunches and dinner prove that bacon can be enjoyed at anytime throughout the day.

More from Bacon Connoisseurs Week

No-bake bacon lasagne

No-bake bacon lasagne

A no-bake lasagne? How does that work? Find out with this ingenious recipe. Serves 3-4

Ploughman mini bacon loaves

Ploughman mini bacon loaves

A loaf? With bacon in it? A bacon buttie like you've never seen it before. Makes about 12-14 loaves

Smoky bacon, tomato & egg bake

Smoky bacon, tomato & egg bake

A delicious baked breakfast in one pot with crusty bread for dipping. Breakfast heaven

Popular in bacon recipes

Fenland celery, herb & bacon parcels

Fenland celery, herb & bacon parcels

Fenland celery tastes delicious when roasted. Cooking it in little parcels keeps all the flavours and lovely juices in. Try this easy recipe for family suppers, children love anything wrapped up!

Spinach, mushroom, avocado & bacon salad

Spinach, mushroom, avocado & bacon salad

Bored of your usual lunch and have absolutely no time to spare? This delicious salad packs a real punch of flavours and is ready in under 15 minutes.

Warm potato & bacon salad

Warm potato & bacon salad

Only got 5 minutes to cook a meal for 4? This one's tasty, filling and ready in a flash

Share on...

New on Secret Sauce

  • Chocolate dipped strawberries Chocolate dipped strawberries
    Viva strawberries and chocolate are a match made in heaven and make a delicious treat and a healthier alternative to a bar of chocolate.
    15th Mar 2015 at 1:55pm in cakes & desserts
  • Fenland celery, herb & bacon parcels
    Fenland celery tastes delicious when roasted. Cooking it in little parcels keeps all the flavours and lovely juices in. Try this easy recipe for family suppers, children love anything wrapped up!
    15th Mar 2015 at 1:55pm in meat & poultry
  • Strawberry & almond macaroons
    Macaroons are the perfect dessert to follow a romantic dinner - the perfect treat!
    10th Feb 2015 at 8:41pm in cakes & desserts

Food poll

Do you buy organic food?

Chilli & pepper buttered steak

A juicy, tender steak with a traditional peppercorn sauce and an added chilli kick, ready in just 10 minutes Chilli & pepper buttered steak recipe

Cookery books on Amazon

I Can Cook!

I Can Cook!

Sally Brown, Kate Morris

Now over 50 recipes are available here for everyone to try at home. Lots and lots of step-by-step pictures make it easy to follow the instructions and get great results. And wit...