Madras Turkey Curry



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Prep Time

5 min

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Cook Time

25 min

If your family can handle a nice dose of spice during the festive period, then don’t hold back on serving up this festive Madras. Cilantro, cumin, turmeric and chiles in our Madras curry spice paste bring a whole new lease of life to those leftovers.

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  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp Patak’s® Madras Curry Spice Paste
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 ½ cup canned tomatoes, chopped
  • 400 g turkey, diced 
  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt
  • Salt, to taste 
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion for 3 min. 
  2. Add the Patak’s® Madras Curry Spice Paste and the water, and fry for 2 min. 
  3. Add the tomatoes and cook for 5 min. 
  4. Add the turkey and cook for 5 to 10 min, adding water as necessary if the sauce is too thick. 
  5. Add the yogurt, salt and cilantro. Cook for 5 min, or until the turkey is tender and cooked through.
  6. Serve over a bed of rice or with a side of warm naan.
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