Turkey might not be a meat that you buy often, but if you have any left over from Christmas then you will love this leftover turkey curry recipe!

leftover turkey curry

I had previously bought several turkey crowns from M&S reduced to £4.20 each and had frozen them.

leftover turkey curry

I cooked a roast with one Turkey for 8 people and with the remaining turkey, decided on doing a curry as i had 2 stirfry sachets to use up.

leftover turkey curry

Leftover turkey curry ingredients

  • Turkey breast
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of minced ginger.
  • Tin of chopped tomatoes.
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground tumeric
  • 2 tablespoons of kasuri methi ( dry fenugreek leaf)
  • Corriander

leftover turkey curry

Any local indian supermarket will stock the above spices and much cheaper than your local supermarket. They are also great at giving you advice on good spices to put together ( Masala Bazaar is fab).

leftover turkey curry

I use coconut oil alot in my cooking, as it has a much nicer taste and is much better for you than regular processed oils. Look out for offers at local discount stores, I picked this jar up for £1.75 and B&M bargains and it has lasted me agers.
Fry the onions until soft.

leftover turkey curry

Add the garlic and ginger and fry for around  1minute.

Then add the spices and fry for another 2 mins.
Your kitchen should be smelling amazing by now. ( You don’t get that with a jar of sauce !!!)

leftover turkey curry

Add the tomatoes and turkey and coat the meat in the spices.

leftover turkey curry

I had 2 stirfry sauces that needed to be used, so i subsituted coconut milk for these.
Turn down the heat and let the curry simmer for around 10 minutes.

leftover turkey curry

I always make curry a day of two before i intend to serve it as it always tastes better.
Add the chopped corriander before serving and enjoy.

leftover turkey curry

Add fresh chillis for heat, or add vegetables to bulk it out and add extra goodness.

Aubergines, okra, green beans or anything else that is in the reduced bin but perfectly edible. I hope you love this leftover turkey curry recipe.