Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

Transform cooked turkey into something spicy and special in next to no time with this recipe for turkey curry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 3 tablespoons of the oil in a saucepan and add the onion and garlic. Fry for 6-7 minutes till the onion is lightly browned.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the tomato puree with the remaining oil, cumin, coriander, turmeric, chili powder, garam masala and salt to form a thick paste. Tip the paste into the onion mixture and fry for half a minute.
  3. Stir in the turkey pieces and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add 1 1/2 cups of hot water from the kettle and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Mix in the ginger (if using) and the lemon juice.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and serve with plain basmati rice, bread and a salad of crisp lettuce.
Most Helpful

4 5

Great way to use up leftover turkey, or even chicken or pork. Great flavor and easy to make. I did find the sauce to be a bit thin, though, and would cut down the amount of water used. Made for My 3 Chefs game.

5 5

I did use chicken, and it wasn't left over, I just sauteed it before getting on with the rest of the recipe! I added chopped tomatoes to this, since we enjoy tomatoes in our curry. Good flavour, easily done, we enjoyed it, and I should have made more, to enjoy the next day!!! Thank you English Rose, a good recipe! Made for I Recommend tag game.