British turkey and coconut korma

British turkey and coconut korma

  • Serves: 1
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1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the turkey in batches until lightly browned. Remove and reserve.

2. Add the onion to the pan and fry until softened. Stir in the coriander, cumin, turmeric, chilli, ginger and garlic, and fry gently for 2 minutes.

3. Add the tomatoes, courgettes and water and return the turkey to the pan. Cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes.

4. Stir the cornflour into the soured cream until evenly mixed and bring back to simmering point. Stir in the coconut and seasoning. Heat gently until the coconut melts.

5. Serve sprinkled with freshly chopped coriander, accompanied by rice, naan bread and chutney.


  • 2tbsp oil
  • 675g / 1 1/2lb turkey breast steaks, cut into small chunks
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp ground turmeric
  • 2.5ml / 1/2tsp chilli powder
  • 2.5cm / 1in piece of root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 230g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 courgettes, trimmed and sliced
  • 50ml / 2fl oz water
  • 5ml / 1tsp cornflour
  • 150ml / 1/4 pt soured cream
  • 50g / 2oz creamed coconut, grated
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • chopped fresh coriander, to garnish
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Nutritional values per portion

Energy 516Kcals
Protein 56g
Total Fat 29.6g
Saturated Fat 12.8g
Carbs 7.4g
Sugars 5.6g
Salt 0.4g
Fibre 1.1g