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Another option is the traditional parental route, where parents introduce their son or daughter to a prospective match with family present.
It can be successful and some do meet the man or woman of their dreams in their mother's living room over a nice cup of tea.
"I realised there was a huge demand for a platform to bring Asian singles of the same religion together in an environment that didn't need to involve the whole family.
"Our first speed dating event four years ago in London attracted over 150 professional Asian singles.
"But you tend to only see this in cities where Asian communities are more liberal.
Outside of London, for example, a mixed marriage is still a big deal." While "marrying out" offers a new avenue, some women are still wary because of the cultural clashes that a mixed union can bring.
Brown Bridgets, however, have more to moan about, working around religious and cultural limits leaves them with a small pond to fish in when it comes to finding their Mr Right.
"We've started to notice a few more Asian women marrying outside of their own cultures," says Sat Bhatti, partner in wedding planning company Occ Asian Z.
"In fact, we recently organised the weddings of two Sikh women who married white men.
We went on to organise events in bars and restaurants in other cities including Birmingham and Manchester." But some online dating sites reveal the extent of the problem Asian women face, with great emphasis on appearance, and in particular, complexion.
In Asian culture, skin-shade snobbery is rife, with the general consensus the browner you are, the less desirable.