It's easy to craft a curry or creamy coconut korma, but when time is short, gently cook your favorite ingredients in one of these exotic premade sauces.

FROM INDIA

Maya Kaimal Fresh Indian
Simmer Sauces Classic Korma

Warm spices and yogurt in this flavor from cookbook author Maya Kaimal create a fragrant blanket for sautéed sugar snap peas, potatoes, cauliflower, and broccoli spears.

Seeds of Change
Jalfrezi Simmer Sauce

This aromatic sauce, laced with black pepper, cumin, and coriander, has just a hint of coconut. Simmer in a saucepan with cubed firm tofu and vegetables for ten minutes, and serve with heated naan bread.

FROM THAILAND

Blue Dragon Royal Thai
Red Curry Cooking Sauce

For a simple meal, bring this rich curry to a boil and serve with steamed jasmine rice. Or simmer strips of pork or beef in the sauce until cooked through, and garnish with chopped cilantro and crushed roasted peanuts.

Thai Kitchen Panang Curry
10-minute Simmer Sauce

Traditional Panang curry contains thinly sliced beef, lime leaves, coconut milk, and red curry. Try this light variation with pork or chicken; simmer for ten minutes, and dinner is served.